Professional Triathletes of fortyninegroup Wrap Outstanding Seasons

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Wins and podium finishes at Ironman, 70.3, Olympic, ITU, and Collegiate Racing DELRAY BEACH, FL – November 30, 2015 – The professional athletes represented by fortyninegroup have collectively wrapped an outstanding 2015 race season highlighted by 11 overall event wins and 23 podiums, and most notably, a third place finish at the IRONMAN World Championship. In recognizing the athletes’ accomplishment, John Jones, fortyninegroup’s CEO said, “Every day we work in this sport, we feel truly fortunate to represent these incredible athletes, and further, to work with their partners to build their respective brands. I want to congratulate each athlete for their accomplishments this year. We are so excited for the start of the 2016 season!” Timothy O’Donnell’s season was highlighted by a third-place finish at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, HI. He was also the top American finisher at Kona. His five podium finishes also included a win at …

Team MPI Adds Mark Turner to Coaching Staff

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TEAM MPI ADDS MARK TURNER TO COACHING STAFF Pensacola, FL – September 10, 2015 – MULTISPORT PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE (MPI) announces the addition of Coach Mark Turner to the coaching staff. He joins head coaches John Murray and Mark Sortino, as well as coaches Jamie Brown, Amanda Leibovitz, Allen Stanfield, and Jay Weber, to provide personalized multisport and run coaching for athletes and paratriathletes across the country. Turner, who is based in the Seabrook, Texas area, is a USAT Level 1 Certified Coach, USMS Level 1 & 2 Certified Coach, USAT Cat 3 Official, USAT Elite Rules Official, and has served on the coaching staff of Team RWB Triathlon Camps as well as local youth triathlon camps. He is a multiple IRONMAN, IRONMAN 70.3, and marathon finisher. His professional career track is characterized by common thread of coaching, from career and work performance coaching to athletic coaching. The Marine veteran offers his …

Goss and Von Berg Winners at Challenge San Gil

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DELRAY BEACH, FL – June 23, 2015 – Rudy Von Berg and Lauren Goss emerged victorious at the Challenge San Gil triathlon in Queretaro, Mexico on June 21, 2015. Von Berg set a bike course record of 2:14:49 on his way to an overall course record of 4:02:35, finishing over 6 minutes ahead of second place Mauricio Mendez. Goss also set a course record, winning in a time of 4:37:29, nearly 3 minutes ahead of Cecilia Perez Flores. This was the 17th year for this race. Goss, who was second at Escape from Alcatraz two weeks prior, and the winner at IRONMAN 70.3 St. Croix in May, said, “It’s so rewarding to put together a race performance that reflects the work done and the results seen in training. It felt great to be on top of that podium.” Among the women’s field, Goss turned in the fastest swim, bike, and …

Mark Allen Coaching Exclusive Salming Partner

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SANTA CRUZ, CA – April 13, 2015 – MarkAllenCoaching has been named the Exclusive Endurance Sports Coaching Partner for Salming Sports, a running shoe and apparel company based in Sweden, with US headquarters in North Carolina. They offer a range of proven race, road, and trail shoes and were selected as Best Shoe Debut for 2014 by Runner’s World. MarkAllenCoaching programs are tailored to race distances from sprint to iron-distance triathlons. Salming running shoes are available in trail, distance, speed, and race models. Mark Allen, six-time Hawaii Ironman World Champion, coach, and award-winning author describes his experience in the Salming shoes: “When I get running and pick up the pace it feels like the faster I run, the faster the shoe wants me to go.” He further notes, “With a range of shoes to benefitting runners of all experience levels, whether their goal is a 5k or ultramarathon distances… I …

FORTYNINEGROUP ANNOUNCES HIRING OF CORTNEY V. MARTIN

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fortyninegroup News Release: FORTYNINEGROUP ANNOUNCES HIRING OF CORTNEY V. MARTIN Top ranking Age Group Triathlete joins as Director Of Client Marketing MIAMI, FL– September 12, 2012 – fortyninegroup, a leading endurance sports strategy and marketing firm, announced today that it has hired Cortney V. Martin to the newly created role of Director Of Client Marketing. In this capacity, Cortney Martin will be responsible for Client Marketing initiatives across fortyninegroup’s roster of event, athlete, equipment, accessory, coaching, media, and registration clients. Based in Blacksburg, VA, Cortney Martin is in her second year as a member of the Endurance Films Racing Team. As a dedicated and competitive Age Group triathlete, Cortney finished 3rd in her AG in the Sprint distance, at last month’s USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals. Cortney will represent Team USA this October in Auckland, NZ. Cortney holds a PhD and MSc in Human Factors Engineering, and blogs about her …