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Zoot Sports Introduces Performance THERMOmegaheat+ Compression Apparel for Winter 2012

Author: Lisa Mullen

Date: 07/09/2012

The expansion to Zoot medically developed CompressRx line brings an all-new warming component to compression wear.


Author: Orbea

Date: 07/10/2012

Orbea USA is proud to announce that both men, selected to represent the United States in the Triathlon event at the London Olympics, will be riding Orca GDi2 bicycles. We're excited to watch Hunter Kemper and Manny Huerta later this summer! And to celebrate their Olympic journey, the Red/Carbon Gloss color of their race bikes will become a stock color for the 2013 model year.

British Brothers Are Again Atop an Increasingly Popular Sport

Author: Karen Crouse- NYTimes

Date: 08/09/2012

To win a medal at the men’s Olympic triathlon Tuesday, it took a band of brothers, not all of them related. Alistair Brownlee, the prohibitive favorite, delivered Britain its 19th gold medal of these Games with an 11-second victory over Javier Gómez of Spain. Brownlee’s younger brother, Jonathan, was 31 seconds back, in third.

Javier Gomez Wins ITU Grand Final, Brownlee Keeps World Title In Family

Author: Jené Shaw

Date: 10/23/2012

From the start of the race, it looked like the younger Brownlee brother had set himself up for success. He came in as the points leader, only needing a podium spot to secure his world title, which his brother Alistair won in 2011.

ITU President Marisol Casado and ITU Secretary General Loreen Barnett win re-election


Date: 10/25/2012

At the 25th ITU Congress in Auckland, Marisol Casado of Spain has been re-elected as President of the International Triathlon Union (ITU), earning another four-year term. Loreen Barnett of Canada has also won another 4-year term after being re-elected as Secretary General of ITU, ensuring that ITU remains the only International Federation in the Olympic Games with women at the top two leadership roles.

RACER Selects Smack! Media as Public Relations Agency of Record

Author: Smack Media

Date: 10/25/2012

RACER, the premier and most authentic supplier of ready-to-hang wall frames for race photos and bibs, has named SMACK! Media as their public relations agency, effective October 15, 2012. The partnership comes together as RACER looks to effectively expand their reach within the endurance sports and outdoor industry, particularly with race organizers and retail partnerships.

Triathlon Business International Continues Expansion with New Partners

Author: Triathlon Business International

Date: 10/26/2012

Coming off a successful series of events, Triathlon Business International (TBI) is forging ahead in its growth as the global coalition of industry leaders dedicated to promoting the sport and business of triathlon. Most recently, TBI partnered with Interbike for the first dedicated Triathlon Pavilion at their global bicycle trade show, featuring vendors and standing room only seminars by triathlon industry leaders. Plans are already in progress for an expanded presence at 2013 Interbike.

Primal signs 5-year apparel sponsorship as ‘Friend of RAGBRAI’

Author: Gary Roethenbaugh

Date: 11/08/2012

A long-established relationship with an iconic cycling event in the US will continue well into the future, as Primal announced yesterday that the apparel-maker has signed a five-year agreement with RAGBRAI – the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa – to be the official apparel provider.

ASICS National TV campaign featuring Andy Potts

Author: Gary Roethenbaugh

Date: 11/08/2012

ASICS is rolling out a national TV campaign in North America for its ‘Completely Re-Engineered GT Series’ of run shoes. The short 30 second ad features pro triathlete Andy Potts hitting the road and literally hitting the wall!

Active finds that race organisers have embraced social media

Author: Gary Roethenbaugh

Date: 11/19/2012

As a result of its passion for social media, event registration and cloud computing firm Active conducted a survey amongst its clients in the UK. This asked race organisers how they use social media to promote their events and boost attendance.

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