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Alliance, races, racing, sponsorship, swimrun, SwimRun USA -

Following the success of the Casco Bay Islands SwimRun event over the last three years, race organizer SwimRun USA looked to expand, deciding to bring this unique team competition to the Northwest corner of the United States. The inaugural San Juan Islands SwimRun promised an endless array of trails, views for days and crystal clear mountain lakes. For many of the participants and spectators, especially those from the Pacific Northwest, this would be their first taste of this emerging sport. Did it hold up to the promise?  SwimRun USA's Lars Finanger chats with athletes at the pre-race briefing. On September 22, athletes convened on...

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IRONMAN, IRONMAN World Championships, races, racing, triathlon -

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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races, racing, sponsorship, triathlon -

We're excited to announce a partnership with CHALLENGEDAYTONA, the inaugural CHALLENGEFAMILY triathlon festival set to take place at Daytona International Speedway. As the Official Wetsuit of the CHALLENGEDAYTONA Triathlon Event, blueseventy will support athletes in training for and racing the swim leg of the race in the welcoming waters of Lake Lloyd. "We're excited to team up with Challenge Family to support the new Challenge Daytona event. The race, the venue, and the competitive international professional field will all add up to an awesome athlete and spectator experience. The swim in Lake Lloyd, located inside Daytona International Speedway, sets the stage for an event...

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open water swimming, sleeveless wetsuits, thermal, triathlon, wetsuits -

When it comes to selecting the best wetsuit for swimming one can easily be overwhelmed with all the options out there. blueseventy alone has 8 gender specific models! Add in different brands and styles and the choice becomes even more complex. Let’s explore the topic and help you decide on the best wetsuit for you and your goals in the water. There are several key factors to take into account when buying your first open water wetsuit: Competitiveness Budget Frequency of Use Swim Distance Water Temperature Swimming Background / Skill Level When to Choose a Sleeveless Suit All wetsuits are not...

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Alys Thomas, nero, r10, races, racing, sponsorship, swimming -

Alys Thomas has sat proudly at the top of the 200m butterfly FINA world rankings since that stunning 2:05.45 gold medal winning swim at Australia’s Commonwealth Games in April. She’s now got a busy schedule at the Glasgow 2018 European Swimming Championships, but Sunday’s 200 fly is the focus for the 27 year-old Swansea, Wales based swimmer.  Her swim on the Gold Coast was a breakthrough international medal that took years of patience and perseverance, including overcoming injures that have forced her to practice underwater skills relentlessly while arm injuries prevented her from swimming on the surface. We caught up...

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