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Blueseventy supported Modern Pentathlete, Sammy Schultz returned from Tokyo with a brilliant overall performance at her first Olympic Games. She set a new swim personal best time and successfully navigated one of the toughest ever show jumping courses that brought several other athletes to tears. Hear about competing for Team USA, and what the first thing she did was when she got home… Triathletes will be able to relate!   How do you reflect on your performance? I had different goals in each of the five events (fencing, swimming, equestrian, running, and shooting) and was pleased with how I was...

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Samantha Schultz Achterberg, or Sammy Schultz, is a Colorado Springs based Modern Pentathlete getting ready for the Olympics. If you thought training for the three triathlon disciplines was challenging, hear how Sammy balances training for five – swimming, running, shooting, fencing and show jumping. Sammy has been wearing Blueseventy race and practice swimwear since 2012 and we can’t wait to cheer her on in Tokyo!   How did you get into Pentathlon?Growing up in Colorado, I always did a lot of different sports including skiing, tennis, swimming, soccer, gymnastics, hunting with my family and I loved horses. When I learned...

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We're thrilled to form a partnership with the USA Pentathlon program that will have the athletes training and competing in our award-winning swim gear as they compete in qualifying events for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The swimming competition in Modern Pentathlon is a 200m freestyle race for both men and women with athletes seeded in heats according to their personal best time. Our sponsorship manager, Ryan Vanderloop, has strong faith that the team has already begun to reap the benefits. “A few of the athletes have used our pool competition suits and goggles for a year now. The...

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