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Joe Maloy retires from professional triathlon

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  From March 10, 2017 Joe Maloy Racing News   Hey everyone,   I’ve got to be honest, I thought it’d be a few years before I typed my first retirement letter. Things rarely go the way we predict. When I last wrote, I thought I could continue racing in 2017 while beginning to explore post-triathlon plans. I was wrong. Moving forward as a professional triathlete with an investment of time, energy, and focus that represents anything less than everything is not an option. My heart knew this after the Olympics; my head was a few months behind. Before returning to the end, lets go to the beginning. Pursuing full time triathlon represented an opportunity to excel and to inspire. I’ve changed over the past 7 years, but my mission has remained. In 2014, I blogged, “My mission…is setting an example to those around me that says, ‘Decide you want …

Summer Cook is Primed and Ready for Fourth ITU Racing Year

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DELRAY BEACH, FL – February 16, 2017 – Summer Cook returns for her fourth season of ITU racing this year, with a total of twelve races spanning the globe. She will begin her race season with the Abu Dhabi World Triathlon Series (WTS) race, followed by WTS races in Gold Coast, Australia; Yokohama, Japan; Leeds, England; Hamburg, Germany; Edmonton, Canada; Stockholm, Sweden; and Rotterdam, Netherlands. Her ITU World Cup starts will include New Plymouth, New Zealand; Huelva, Spain; Sarasota, Florida; and Tongyeong, South Korea. Cook was named the 2016 ITU Women’s Breakout Star, after a season highlighted by three ITU wins including WTS Edmonton, the Chengdu World Cup, and the Tongyeong World Cup. With five ITU podium finishes last year, and race-leading swims and runs, she is expected to be a top competitor among a strong American team. Cook was interviewed by Bob Babbitt on the February 14 episode of …

Mark Sortino of Team MPI featured in Winter Issue of USA Triathlon Magazine

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  Coach Mark Sortino is on the cover of the Winter Issue of the USA Triathlon magazine as the subject of “The Keys to Coaching Success” by Kim McDonald. He addresses his six years of experience coaching paratriathletes, the growth of the sport, and includes one of his favorite track sessions!   More information: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Triathlon/News/Articles-and-Releases/2017/January/04/Digital-iPad-Android-Editions-of-Fall-Magazine-Now-Available    

Team MPI Offers Steamboat Springs Tri Camp with Coach Heather Gollnick May 26-29

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See Press Release at Endurance Sportswire Pensacola, FL – January 4, 2017 – Team MPI (Multisport Performance Institute) announces a new high-altitude destination triathlon camp in scenic Steamboat Springs, Colorado, led by Coach Heather Gollnick, 5x IRONMAN Champion. The camp will span Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 29, 2017 and feature sessions on the bike and run courses of the Tri the Boat USAT Rocky Mountain Long Course Triathlon Championship. The weekend includes swim sessions in Bald Eagle Lake, a private water ski lake, that will focus on starts, sighting, and close contact swimming with critiques from coaches on paddleboards. The run training features technique work and video taping with trail and track options. The bike and brick workouts are on the scenic low-traffic roads that surround Stagecoach Lake. The camp will also address the mental side of the sport, drawing on material from Gollnick’s book Triathlete EQ: A …

Timothy O’Donnell at IRONMAN Premier, on BUILD Series NYC

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On Monday, December 5, 2016, Timothy O’Donnell appeared with Mirinda Carfrae, Heather Jackson, Turia Pitt, and Jeff and Johnny Agar at the New York City Premier of the IRONMAN World Championship Broadcast. They also appeared on AOL’s BUILD Series.  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Heather Gollnick, Clay Battin, and Adam Sczech Join Team MPI Coaching Staff

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November 10th, 2016  Pensacola, FL – November 10, 2016 – MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE (MPI) is pleased to announce the expansion of their coaching staff to include Heather Gollnick of Steamboat Springs, CO, Clay Battin of Austin, TX, and Adam Sczech of Fruita, CO. Heather Gollnick is a former professional triathlete and 5-time IRONMAN Champion with 37 IRONMAN finishes. She has 20 years of coaching experience and specializes in working with 140.6 distance athletes, and has helped over 100 of them to their IRONMAN goals – including over 30 IRONMAN World Championship qualifications. As the co-author of the book Triathlete EQ, she is a popular speaker on the topic of emotional endurance skills needed for racing. Her certifications include USA Cycling Level III and ACE Personal Training. Coach Heather can be reached at Heather@TeamMPI.com Clay Battin is a USAT Level I Certified Coach, F.I.S.T. Certified Bike Fitter, founder of Craft Coaching, and the 2014 Head Coach …