From ITU to Olympics to IRONMAN, Professional Triathletes of fortyninegroup Excelled in 2016

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View Press Release at Endurance Sportswire DELRAY BEACH, FL – January 5, 2017 – The professional triathletes represented by fortyninegroup, Timothy O’Donnell, Joe Maloy, Lauren Goss, Summer Cook, Jeanni Seymour, Drew Scott, Justin Metzler, and Rudy von Berg collectively raced 80 times in 2016, earning 29 podium finishes including a World Championship. Olympian Joe Maloy had a banner summer winning Escape from Alcatraz in June then competing in July as the team anchor with Gwen Jorgensen, Ben Kanute, and Kirsten Kasper in Hamburg, Germany to earn the World Championship in Mixed Relay – a first for the United States. In August, Maloy competed as the top American qualifier and finisher (23rd) at the Rio Olympic Games. One month later, he was second at the Beijing International Triathlon. Summer Cook, named by ITU as the Women’s Breakout Star of the Year, had four wins including her debut WTS win in Edmonton, …

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″]

Goss (8th), Maloy (8th), and O’Donnell(14th) Race Island House Invitational Triathlon

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Lauren Goss, Joe Maloy, and Timothy O’Donnell received invitations and competed in the second annual Island House Invitational Triathlon – a three-day race featuring a $500,000 prize purse. O’Donnell was 14th after day two, while Goss and Maloy finished in the top-10 and advanced to the third and final day, each finishing 8th overall in their division. For more on the Island House Invitational Triathlon: Highlights from the Island House Invitational Triathlon in Nassau, Bahamas, SportsIllustrated.com, November, 2016 Lauren Goss on Bahamas with Bob Babbitt (October 2016) Video highlights from Day 3 men’s race (courtesy Max Seigal)   Maloy and O’Donnell Goss

Summer Cook Wins ITU Tongyeong World Cup; Rudy von Berg 2nd at IRONMAN 70.3 Miami

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October 25th, 2016 (from http://www.endurancesportswire.com/summer-cook-wins-itu-tongyeong-world-cup-rudy-von-berg-2nd-at-ironman-70-3-miami/) Cook won the Tongyeong World Cup in Korea on October 22, posting the fastest swim and run splits of the day. In September, Cook won her first WTS event in Edmonton with the fastest run of the event. Cook backed her Edmonton performance up with a second place finish in the Salinas World Cup with the second fastest run split. So far, she has won 4 races in 2016, with one race remaining on her calendar. Of her most recent victory Cook remarked, “I’m thrilled to take my third ITU win of the season. I’ve taken many steps forward as an athlete this season and it’s been wonderful to see those steps reflected in my results. I’m looking forward to continuing to build upon those steps in my final race of the season in Miyazaki, Japan before resetting and refocusing for 2017.” Cook was a standout varsity swimmer and runner at Villanova …

Timothy O’Donnell 6th at IM World Championship

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    Newsletters Tri-Talking with TO, October 13, 2016 – Kona Wrap Tri-Talking with TO, October 7, 2016 – Kona Bike Check-in Day Web The patriotic Trek Speed Concept of Timothy O’Donnell, Slowtwitch.com, by Herbert Krabel, October 27, 2016. Faster than before is sometimes still not good enough, Slowtwitch.com, by Herbert Krabel, October 18, 2016 Fill in the Blank: Tim O’Donnell, Ironman.com, October 6, 2016. First Look: Tim O’Donnell’s Patriotic Trek Speed Concept, Triathlete.com, October 6, 2016 Timothy O’Donnell On Kona: “Every Year is a Unique Beast,” Triathlete.com by Olivia Baker, October 3, 2016. Video Timothy O’Donnell and Mirinda Carfrae, Babbittville (Bahamas with Bob), October 27, 2016. Tim O’Donnell On Kona Sixth: It Was A Hard-Fought Day, Triathlete.com, October 13, 2016 Garmin Athlete Timothy O’Donnell Kona Interview, Garmin, October 6, 2016 Breakfast with Bob at Kona, October 4, 2016 Podcast TRS Triathlon – Kona Week Interview, October 1, 2016