Up close with the new Orbea Ordu

Orbea recently launched their all-new Ordu triathlon and time-trial bike. Here’s a further look at what it’s all about in video format

Mark Livesey: Chasing Life…

From fit, to hospital and back. Chasing Life is a new film which charts the journey of Mark Livesey in 2019 to the Fodaxman Exteme Triathlon

You are not alone…

An XTRI event is much more than an individual challenge. Caroline Livesey provides a fantastic insight into the ‘truly special’ role of the support crew

Long Course Weekend Mallorca Day One: Caroline and Mark Livesey lead the way

Team Livesey lead the way in Alcudia after opening swim

The Husband and wife duo of Mark and Caroline Livesey hold a narrow lead after the first discipline at the second edition of Long Course Weekend Mallorca. Day One of the ‘iron-distance over three days’ format comprises the 3.8km swim in Alcudia Bay, followed by a 172km bike leg on Sunday and the Marathon on Monday.

The 2017 winners – Lucy Gossage and Tom Vickery – are second and third respectively after the 3.8km swim.

I’m particularly pleased to see Caroline back in racing action. As you may remember, Caroline suffered a road rage attack in May 2017 which resulted in a broken sacrum, something she has been dealing with the results of ever since and struggling to try and get back to full health and fitness, something we spoke to her about in January this year. Fingers crossed that the next couple of days go well for you.

Mark Livesey and defending champion Tom Vickery below!

Husband Mark – like Lucy Gossage – is using the Long Course event as preparation for the Patagonman Xtreme Triathlon taking place in Chile on 8th December.

Long Course Weekend Mallorca – Saturday 27th October 2018
3.8km Swim, Alcudia Bay


1st – Caroline Livesey – 56:29
2nd – Lucy Gossage – 58:44
3rd – Sally Flewitt – 1:00:59


1st – Mark Livesey – 52:05
2nd – William Poll – 53:53
3rd – Tom Vickery – 55:11

Mark Livesey - Long Course Weekend Mallorca 2018 / LCW Mallorca
Photo: Rafa Babot / LCW Mallorca

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