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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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70.3, California, eric lagerstrom, Helix, IRONMAN, races, racing, swimming, triathlon -

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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Braden Currie, IRONMAN World Championships, races, racing, sponsorship, triathlon -

blueseventy is excited to announce a partnership with IRONMAN champion Braden Currie of New Zealand. Currie recently finished in fifth place at last month’s IRONMAN World Championship crossing the finish line with the sixth fastest time in the event's 40-year history. “I’ve been wearing blueseventy suits for the last 12 months. I made a choice very early on in my career that I would only use equipment that works for me on every level. Every second counts and I, like most athletes, will always try and gain every advantage that I can when it comes to racing. It’s great to now...

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eric lagerstrom, Interview, racing, sponsorship, training, triathlon -

In June, professional triathlete Eric Lagerstrom was competing for the win at the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon and found himself in incredible pain and not able to complete the run.  Turns out he had a broken foot.  Amazingly, two months later he won IRONMAN Steelhead 70.3 and followed that up with a win at IRONMAN Santa Cruz 70.3 in September.  What is the mindset and physical regimen required to turn a broken foot into victory; to turn injury into opportunity?  Ignore the signs from your body long enough, push through the pain, refuse to miss a workout and sooner or later...

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