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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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cold water swimming, escape from alcatraz, Interview, races, racing, Sarah Haskins, thermal, triathlon -

Sarah Haskins is racing at the top of her profession lately. Since the first weekend in June, the professional triathlete, Olympian, wife and mother has won the Escape from Alcatraz, the Philadelphia Escape and the New York City Triathlons, the latest being her 50th career win. All this, among other great race performances, just 15 months after giving birth to her second child.  Alcatraz is easily one of the most formidable swims in the sport. The bitter cold, the incredibly strong current, difficulty in sighting due to the chop and fog, not to mention athletes begin the race by jumping...

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Alliance, product development, races, sponsorship, swimrun, SwimRun USA -

We're proud to announce a sponsorship with SwimRun USA, making us the official swim partner of the 2018 races. Known as the most prominent swimrun event producer in North America, SwimRun USA's Casco Bay Islands event in Portland, Maine will celebrate its third running this August. A second event in blueseventy’s backyard of Seattle has been added to the series later this year. In recent years, swimrun has become one of the fastest growing endurance sports in Europe and is starting to take hold here in the USA. The new event will take place on Orcas Island, the largest of the...

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food, nutrition, training, triathlon -

What does it take to keep a body healthy to train 35 hours a week? The answer: a lot of nourishing food! We asked blueseventy sponsored athletes Laurel and Bec Wassner, founders of the blog Athlete Food, to talk about the foods that power their training and podium performances. Home is in New York City for the twins, but racing professionally as triathletes take them all over the world. Athlete Food documents journeys to the starting line, travels to race destinations, and the constant search for healthy food on the road and at home. Early Morning Workout Tropical Fruit Overnight Oats // Recipe...

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Helix, IRONMAN, IRONMAN World Championships, Lionel Sanders, sponsorship, triathlon -

We're very excited to announce a partnership with ITU long distance world champion and IRONMAN champion, Lionel Sanders of Canada. Sanders was second in Kona last year and is one of the most consistent and exciting long-distance athletes in the world. First and foremost, I've tested a lot of wetsuits. A LOT of wetsuits. The blueseventy HELIX tested fastest among all that were tested by me, personally.  Additionally, once I got to know the people behind the company and what they stand for, it really resonated well with me and the partnership was very natural. I’m looking forward to a fast...

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