And we're off! The virtual Triathlon Fall Fest kicks off with a race through a 40km section of the Challenge Wanaka cycle route in New Zealand.
And what a spectacular way to start! Set against the backdrop of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, this is one of the most visually stunning triathlon locations in the world and on most triathlete's bucket list.
To keep you on your toes, you'll be racing with triathlon pros Frederic Funk (GER), Kyle Smith (NZ) and Petr Vabrousek (CZ) for what is sure to be an amazing ride.
Frederic is a German triathlete who became European champion at the half-distance Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl in 2021 and second at the Ironman 70.3 Kraichgau in May 2022.
Frederic is talented, very open Athlete and an 360 degrees professional.
Petr Vabrousek is a Czech triathlete who is 13× Champion of the Czech Republic in the long triathlon. He has completed 213 races on Ironman courses and has 50 Ironman race wins.
This unique online event gives both experienced athletes and newbies the chance to train, compete and learn with some of the best professional triathletes in the world.
Together with our partner Challenge Family, we have a full programme of rides & races, workout programmes, challenges and webinars as well as some great prizes to give away.
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