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ITU, Katie Kelly, paratriathlon, races, sponsorship, World Championships -

Australian Katie Kelly took home the gold medal at the 2017 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Rotterdam last week. The blueseventy supported athlete competes in the PTVI class which is reversed for athletes with total or partial visual impairment. A guide from the same nationality and gender is mandatory throughout the race and they must ride a tandem during the bike segment. In Rotterdam paratriathletes competed in a sprint-distance race of a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike and 5-kilometer run. The victory kept Katie’s impressive winning streak in tact: She first won the world title in Chicago in 2015, followed by...

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Helix, Interview, ITU, racing, Renée Tomlin, sponsorship, triathlon -

You’re forgiven if Renée Tomlin is not the first name you think of when it comes to American women racing at the highest level of triathlon, but you would be foolish to ignore it. Fresh off successfully defending her title at the 2017 ITU Tiszaujvaros World Cup with a blistering final finishing kick, Renée is still a relatively newcomer to the sport. She jumped from unranked in 2014 to becoming a USA Triathlon National Team member in less than a year. She took home her first major win at the 2015 Chengdu ITU World Cup and with it, firmly establishing...

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IRONMAN, Ironman Brazil, races, racing, sponsorship, Tim Don, triathlon -

blueseventy athlete Tim Don set the fastest IRONMAN time ever - 7:40:23 - over the weekend at IRONMAN Brazil.  Don put together a stellar 44:16 swim (3.8km), 4:06 bike (180km), and a 2:44:46 marathon run. Don arrived in Florianópolis on a hot streak with wins already this season at IRONMAN 70.3 Campeche in Mexico and 70.3 Liuzhou in China. Tim Don exits El Divino Beach in Florianópolis, Brazil in the HELIX full suit and Element goggles on his way to the fastest IRONMAN time ever. Photo by Wagner Araújo. The Brit became the fastest athlete to ever finish an IRONMAN brand race. The former ITU...

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70.3, Brad Williams, interview, racing, sponsorship, training, triathlon -

blueseventy ambassador Brad Williams posted another top 10 finish at Ironman 70.3 Liuzhou in China a few weeks ago. That wasn't his first solid result out in Asia, he won IM 70.3 Chungju last year too. We asked him for his thoughts on racing over in Asia and ended up chewing the fat on all sorts of aspects of winning at that level, from hydration and nutrition, to kit and support from sponsors. You've raced out in Asia quite a bit in the last few years, winning your first 70.3 out in Chungju last year. What makes you want to...

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r10, sponsorship, swim team, swimming, swimwear -

We're excited to announce the addition of Pacific Lutheran University, the Tacoma based Northwest Conference swimming champions, to our roster of sponsored swim team programs. PLU was founded in 1890, and it’s NCAA Division III swim team is enjoying success in the pool as well as the classroom, with a streak of three straight conference titles to go along with Scholar All-America Team Awards for the men’s and women’s teams. Lutes swimmers will have early access to our new performance swimwear range launching this month, goggles including the new Nero Elite, swim bags and the r10 technical race suit, which propelled athletes of...

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