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Helix, IRONMAN, IRONMAN Brazil, racing, Sponsorship, Tim Don, triathlon -

blueseventy athlete Tim Don set the fastest IRONMAN time ever - 7:40:23 - over the weekend at IRONMAN Brazil.  Don put together a stellar 44:16 swim (3.8km), 4:06 bike (180km), and a 2:44:46 marathon run. Don arrived in Florianópolis on a hot streak with wins already this season at IRONMAN 70.3 Campeche in Mexico and 70.3 Liuzhou in China. Tim Don exits El Divino Beach in Florianópolis, Brazil in the HELIX full suit and Element goggles on his way to the fastest IRONMAN time ever. Photo by Wagner Araújo. The Brit became the fastest athlete to ever finish an IRONMAN brand race. The former ITU...

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Helix, IRONMAN, Phil Graves, Sponsorship, triathlon -

We're proud to announce a new partnership with Phil Graves, the youngest ever IRONMAN winner. Graves, who is known for his phenomenal cycling ability and front pack swim, will take on four IRONMAN events this season, including both British long course events.  I’m really grateful of the support from blueseventy, which came about through a chance meeting in the swimming pool at David Lloyd in York. The Helix has always been recognized as a really fast suit and has a great reputation amongst professional athletes. Graves’ won IRONMAN UK back in 2009 when he was just 20. Now 28, he hopes...

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Alys Thomas, r10, racing, swimming -

The 2017 British Swimming Championships take place in Sheffield this week and blueseventy ambassador Alys Thomas goes there having defeated Olympic Champion Mireia Belmonte of Spain on the 200m butterfly in Marseilles last month. Experience could count for a lot as swimmers look to qualify for the FINA World Championships, although it could be the 100m on Sunday rather than the 200m which presents the best opportunity for selection. Thomas won at the 100m at the Olympic Trials last year, but missed out on selection. Here’s what Alys had to say about beating Belmonte, and about her preparation for the British...

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Kate Bevilaqua, triathlon, ULTRAMAN, ULTRAMAN World Championships -

In an era of epic competitions, ULTRAMAN sits at the top of the food chain: A three-day, 320 mile (515k) race against oneself. Founded in 1983, the World Championships is held annually in late November on the Big Island of Hawaii where heat, humidity and winds all add to the challenge.The race is limited to only 40 athletes on an invitation-only basis and attracts participants from around the world who seek to explore the extreme in physical and mental ability. Each racer must be accompanied by a support team over the entire course. The female winner of the 2016 ULTRAMAN...

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events, Sponsorship, triathlon -

We're excited to partner with Brutal Events this season, specifically supporting three events, including the Big Brutal Swim in North Wales in August and BrutalFest in September in the Lakes. The Big Brutal Swim takes place in a deep-water lake in Llanberis, North Wales and covers distances up to 10km. Despite its name, the event is friendly and welcoming to swimmers of all levels who are confident in open water.  blueseventy will be at the event with wetsuits and thermal accessories, as well as swimwear and goggles. blueseventy will also support the Brutal Fest on 9-10 September and the Extreme Triathlons on...

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