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At the 70.3 World Championships held in Mont Tremblant Canada, Tim Don (GBR) raced to the 3rd spot on the podium in a field that was appropriately stacked as the crowning 70.3 event.  Record times were set with Javier Gomez pushed to the tape by Jan Frodeno winning in 3:41.  We had a candid conversation with Tim Don a few weeks ago, you can read it here. Tim is aiming towards his first Ironman at Mallorca and a potential first appearance in Kona in 2015. Ironman Wisconsin saw Timex Team member Daniel Bretscher (USA) take the win on the men's side and Britta Martin (NZL/GER) on...

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We obsess over the details in the everyday use of our wetsuits.  We also seek connections with our customers and athletes.  We love meeting you at events and and where you swim.  Last week we had the opportunity to attend the ITU Grand Finale in Edmonton and we met heaps of cool people and snapped a wide collection of moments caught on film too.  Here is a gallery from Edmonton and beyond - the past few weeks. Pre race smile. Winning.  Exhausted and elated. Practice swim. Full tilt. Getting ready. The leader.  Wish you were here. Last minute thoughts. Fish out of water. Smile!...

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This year blueseventy has proudly backed Brit Chris Walker-Hebborn and Australian Lorna Tonks as ones to watch in the pool in 2014. The pair recently competed for their respective nations at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland, where they collectively won 4 medals and broke 4 Games Records, all in nero14. Chris broke the Games record twice on the way to gold in the 100 backstroke. He clocked a heat time of 53.30 before improving to 53.12 in the final, a time that would have earned him silver at the 2014 Phillips 66 US Nationals Champs.  He finished 00.47 ahead of...

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Nine things we noted from FINA World Masters Champs The 2014 FINA World Masters Championships came to a close on Sunday 10 August after a week of stunning competition at the Parc Jean-Drapeau complex, which also hosted the 2009 elite world championships. Holding the championships in North America meant the meet attracted many of the best USA & Canadian swimmers, but they by no means had an easy run at the medals with winners coming from all over the world including New Zealand and Australia as well as Europe, South America and Asia. As well as the hugely friendly competition, here's...

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This weekend we saw race action from New York City to Norway.  blueseventy athlete Ben Collins (USA) won the Lifetime Fitness New York City Triathlon and posted the fastest swim leading from the swim.  Radka Vodikova (Czech) took 2nd on the women's side.  Lauren Brandon (USA) was first out of the water for the women's race.   In Boulder CO at their inaugural Ironman event- blueseventy/Wattie Ink athlete Danielle Kehoe (USA) charged to the first Ironman win of her career!  Christine Hammond (USA - Timex) led out of the water  and finished 3rd on the podium on a rather hot...

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