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Andy Horsfall-Turner, IRONMAN, IRONMAN World Championships, Kona, PZ4TX, swimming, triathlon -

British rising star, Andy Horsfall-Turner, recently picked up a £3000 ($4200) pay cheque for setting a new course record at the Outlaw Triathlon. In only his second ever long-distance race, he set a stunning time of 8:26:27. Now he’s targeting the Kona swim course record and a top Age Group finish on the Big Island. He’s shared some of his goals and swim training plans with us.  There’s $2000 on offer to any Blueseventy sponsored athlete breaking the Kona swim course record. Having recovered from the Outlaw, Andy has now got his eye on Jan Sibbersen’s Kona swim course record...

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New Zealand Ironman champion, Braden Currie is putting his faith and Kona swim preparation in the hands of an 83-year-old Aussie legend, John Rodgers, more commonly known as ‘JR’ to help prepare him for the Big Island in October. The Currie family of four have settled into a twelve-week training camp in Noosa, Australia to get away from the New Zealand winter and target some specific performance improvements. But what role does an 83 year-old guru have? Swim performance is a focal point for Braden’s training block in Noosa, and JR has coached the very best, including Jan Frodeno and...

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Blueseventy has partnered with SheStrong, a not-for-profit organisation that empowers cancer impacted women to take positive and supported steps in their fitness journeys. SheStrong founder, Brandy Ramirez has a long history in endurance sport and the partnership will particularly benefit her and the team taking part at Ironman 70.3 Eagleman in Cambridge Maryland next month.   Arizona based Ramirez founded SheStrong after a breast cancer diagnosis. She realized that competing again would allow her to fight back and regain her own identity, and that creating SheStrong would benefit others through an invaluable network of likeminded women. SheStrong is now thriving...

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blueseventy pro, Eric Lagerstrom, expertly navigated the new swim course at Ironman Oceanside 70.3, finishing first with a gap of 15 seconds.

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Aloha! The 40th edition of the iconic IRONMAN World Championship is quickly approaching and blueseventy will be in Kona a full week ahead of the event to ensure athletes are equipped with the finest swim gear on race day. Here's a rundown of where to find us during triathlon's busiest event.  the blueseventy booth Uncle Billy's Monday, Oct. 8 - Friday, Oct. 13 9 AM - 5 PM Shop all your blueseventy needs at Uncle Billy's on Ali'i Drive. We will have a great selection of limited edition Kona inspired product on-hand as well as our popular swimskins, goggles and practice swimwear.  Looking to upgrade your swimskin? Bring...

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