As every year, we also close 2023 with an overview of the most popular articles. Good to know: popularity in this case is measured by the amount of clicks. In other words: the top twenty articles that you see passing by between Christmas and New Year’s Eve were the most read on Triathlon Today this year.
We have enjoyed a year of wonderful achievements. Many of those accomplishments come to pass. But of course much more happened. Today we kick off with numbers 20 through 15, to finally end at number one on December 31: the most read article of 2023!
In a year when prize money began to play an increasingly prominent role, it is wonderful to see how grateful professional athletes are for that extra bonus. Magda Nieuwoudt recently won the Challenge Family World Bonus, for example, and this interview shows how much that means to her.
2023 was the year of Kat Matthews’ comeback. It may have been hard to imagine at the beginning of this year, when she indicated in an interview that she was happy to be alive at all.
Athletes come and go and eventually it’s time for retirement. So too for Jan van Berkel, but he did leave the world of professional athletes in the best possible way with an amazing victory.
That the picture of a menstruating Emma Pallant-Browne went global and eventually became world news is a big step in the right direction. At least as far as Emma herself is concerned: she believes this topic should be discussable.
Lionel Sanders is nog racing Ironman anymore…..wait, what?
Joe Skipper experienced some of the most scary moments in his life when he found himself unable to talk and also lost huge parts of his memory. Luckily Joe is ok again!