Garmin Announces New and Continued Sponsorship of Professional Triathletes

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Timothy O’Donnell News Release: GARMIN ANNOUNCES NEW AND CONTINUED SPONSORSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL TRIATHLETES OLATHE, KS – July 17, 2014 – Garmin is excited to announce a partnership with professional triathlete Timothy O’Donnell, and continued sponsorships with current Garmin triathletes Jenny Fletcher and Ben Collins. O’Donnell has two wins to date this season at Challenge St. Andrews and Ironman 70.3 St. Croix. He will race Ironman 70.3 Racine on July 20 as a Garmin Athlete. O’Donnell remarked, “In a sport where records and seconds count, Garmin is an essential tool for training and racing. Garmin is the leader in GPS technology for triathletes, cyclists, and runners. They continually and methodically raise the bar for their products, just as I strive to do with each race.” Learn more about O’Donnell and other Garmin athletes at garmin.com/athletes. About Timothy O’Donnell Professional Triathlete and Navy veteran Timothy O’Donnell counts among his accomplishments nine Ironman …

Mark Allen Announces The Art of Competition Release Date

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Mark Allen News Release: MARK ALLEN ANNOUNCES THE ART OF COMPETITION RELEASE DATE Book pairs Mark Allen quotes of athletic inspiration with stunning landscape photography of Nick Borelli SANTA CRUZ, CA – June 10, 2014 – Mark Allen, six-time Hawaii Ironman World Champion, coach, award-winning author, and motivational speaker, announces the release date of the long-anticipated book The Art of Competition. Currently available for pre-order at art-of-competition.com, the book will ship August 19th. The Art Of Competition features ninety of Mark Allen’s most thought-provoking and significant quotes, borne of his own spiritual and competitive journey, paired with symbolic and stunning two-page images from nature. It was only when Mark Allen recast his journey from competition into art that he captured the elusive Ironman World Championship victory that led to a total of six successive wins. The chapters within The Art of Competition represent key themes that are vital to this …

CAF Paratriathlon Camp Elevates Technical Training Skills And Race Readiness Of Participants

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TeamMPI News Release: CAF Paratriathlon Camp Elevates Technical Training Skills And Race Readiness Of Participants Coaches Mark Sortino and John Murray led three-day camp culminating in a super-sprint triathlon Pensacola, FL – May 30, 2014 – TEAM MPI (Multisport Performance Institute) and the CHALLENGED ATHLETE FOUNDATION® (CAF) announce the success of CAF’s eighth Paratriathlon Camp, held May 15-18 in Pensacola, Florida at Portofino Island Resort. The CAF Paratriathlon Camp presented by Peter Harsch Prosthetics welcomed 14 athletes from 10 US states as well as from Ontario, Canada. The three-day camp, designated as the “Official Technical Training Camp of USA Paratriathlon,” was led by Team MPI head coaches Mark Sortino and John Murray along with Scott Winnier and assistance from Elite Paratriathlon Mentors Justin Meaders and Jamie Brown. The first full day focused on the technical side of paratriathlon with swim video analysis, bike/handcycle fitting and run and racing wheelchair analysis and then …

Timothy O’Donnell Auctions 140.6 Relay Team Slots at Challenge Atlantic City to Benefit Team RWB

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Timothy O’Donnell News Release: TIMOTHY O’DONNELL AUCTIONS 140.6 RELAY TEAM SLOTS AT CHALLENGE ATLANTIC CITY TO BENEFIT TEAM RWB Auction Runs on eBay through May 27 DELRAY BEACH, FL – May 20, 2014 – World Champion Triathlete Timothy O’Donnell is excited to announce that he is seeking a cyclist and runner to join with him on a relay team to benefit Team RWB at the inaugural Challenge Atlantic City on June 29, 2014. For his part in the 140.6 mile Challenge race, O’Donnell will complete the 2.4 mile swim in the back bays of Atlantic City, the team cyclist will ride the fast and flat 112 mile bike course, and the runner will cover 26.2 miles, finishing on the historic boardwalk of Atlantic City. The relay slots will be auctioned on eBay, with the auction opening on May 22nd and closing on May 27th. All proceeds will directly benefit Team …

PPD BEACH2BATTLESHIP TRIATHLON TO INTEGRATE POINTSMAP TECHNOLOGY FOR ONLINE EVENT MAPPING

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PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon News Release: PPD BEACH2BATTLESHIP TRIATHLON TO INTEGRATE POINTSMAP TECHNOLOGY FOR ONLINE EVENT MAPPING Customizable maps are tailored to the needs of the athlete, spectator or resident Wilmington, N.C. – March 27, 2014 – The PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon announced today the addition of PointsMap technology to its event website. The addition of PointsMap will enable athletes, spectators, and residents to customize geographic information to suit their individual needs and interests for navigation and place identification. The Google-based maps will show up-to-date swim, bike and run courses, with typical zoom and pan features embedded for navigation. In addition, by selecting specific checkboxes adjacent to the online area map, users may choose among a list of display options. For instance, triathletes may be interested in the location of aid stations, transition locations, bike support and the finish line. Spectators may customize their map to identify restaurants, entertainment and restrooms. Residents …

WORLD CHAMPION TO RACE CHALLENGE NORTH AMERICA RACES

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Timothy O’Donnell News Release: WORLD CHAMPION TO RACE CHALLENGE NORTH AMERICA RACES Challenge Family announced today that two-time World Champion, Mirinda Carfrae and Ironman Brazil Champion, Timothy O’Donnell will take part in two of their upcoming Challenge North American events. Carfrae, who won the World Championships in Hawaii for the second time in October, will race both Challenge Atlantic City and Challenge St Andrews in 2014. The Kona course record holder, who is originally from Australia, recently married fellow pro triathlete, Timothy O’Donnell, the top American finisher in Hawaii last year. O’Donnell, who also finished fifth overall in Hawaii and is considered one of the top long course triathletes in the world, will also be taking part in these Challenge Family races. Challenge Family is a global series of 25 long course triathlons held in iconic destinations around the world. The series expanded into North America in 2013 with Canada’s …

VASA RELEASES DAY IN THE LIFE OF ALEX MEYER VIDEO

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Vasa News Release: VASA RELEASES DAY IN THE LIFE OF ALEX MEYER VIDEO Vasa Ambassador Athlete and Olympic long distance swimmer offers glimpse into the lifestyle of a professional swimmer ESSEX JUNCTION, VT – February 26, 2014 – Vasa, Inc., manufacturer of the Vasa Trainer and Vasa Ergometer dry-land swim trainers, announce the release of “A Day in the Life of Alex Meyer, USA Open Water Swimming National Champion & 2012 Olympian”. This video features Vasa sponsored athlete Alex Meyer as he prepares physically and mentally to compete with the world’s best swimmers. This seven-minute video and accompanying interview can be found on the Vasa Blog at vasatrainer.com/blog/. The documentary follows Alex Meyer through a typical day — including early morning swim practices at Harvard’s Blodgett pool, demanding functional training at Sayco Performance, open water swims at the legendary Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, and time-efficient power based dry-land swim-specific …

LAUREN GOSS ANNOUNCES SPONSORS AND COACHING FOR 2014 RACE SEASON

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Lauren Goss News Release: LAUREN GOSS ANNOUNCES SPONSORS AND COACHING FOR 2014 RACE SEASON Coach Dave Scott preparing the short-course pro triathlete for 5150 and Rev3 series races DELRAY BEACH, FL – February 12, 2014 – fortyninegroup is pleased to announce the full list of sponsors supporting professional triathlete Lauren Goss for her 2014 race season. In January, Lauren was named to the Trek Factory Racing Team and will ride the Trek Speed Concept 9.9 Series with Bontrager Aeolus wheels, and the ISM Time Trial saddle. Campagnolo EPS components, SRM power meter, and high performance coatings from Atomic will complete her bike setup. TYR race and swim gear, Zero-Drop shoes from Altra, compression from 110%, and sunglasses from Smith Sport Optics will have her training, racing and recovering comfortably and efficiently. Normatec and Garmin bring their support to Lauren’s training and racing as well. First Endurance will continue to partner …