Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

by Merryn Sherwood on 04 Apr, 2013 07:05 • Español
Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

Welcome to first of a new video series featuring two of triathlon’s top analysts.

Five-time ITU World Cup winner and Olympian Kris Gemmell and voice of the ITU Barrie Shepley will be offering insights into the ITU World Triathlon Series, both pre and post-race.

This weekend they aim their target straight at the series opener in Auckland, discussing the tricky course - with three hills in each of the eight laps on the 40km bike, and which athletes are primed to attack for the podium on Saturday.

The 2013 ITU World Triathlon series gets underway on April 6 when the Elite Men start at 12.06pm, followed by the Elite Women’s race at 3.06pm. Be sure to follow all the action live through the ITU’s live video stream on, or follow via Twitter at @triathlonlive.

International start times
Auckland: April 6 - 12:00 Noon
San Diego: April 5 - 16:00
Toronto/New York: April 5 - 19:00
London: April 6 - 00:00 Midnight
Sydney: April 6 - 10:00

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