16 triathletes leave Bermuda this week to represent the island at the 2015 Triathlon Age Group World Championships in Chicago on Saturday 19th September. All sixteen met the qualifying standard for their age group as set by the Bermuda Triathlon Association and opted to represent Bermuda over the 1500 meter swim, 40km bike and 10km run.
The Bermuda team ( age group in brackets) is :
Aaron Garcia and Chris Hands ( 25-29)
Karl Wilson ( 35-39)
Jonny Betts and Travis Cooper (40-44)
Ben Lau and Alec Shepherd ( 45-49)
Tom Hands (50-54)
Jenn Wilson (35-39)
Frances Betts, Sarah Farrar, Rebecca Shepherd ( 40-44)
Deanna Didyk (45-49)
Sharon Craig (55-59)
Maria Duffy (60-64)
Racing gets underway this Saturday at 6.30 in various waves in downtown Chicago with over 4,000 age groupers starting in various waves. Hopefully all of our participants will find their bikes in transition after the swim !
Alec Shepherd also kindly agreed to act as team manager.
For an article on the age group event visit this link :
To check results go to this link and click the RESULTS tab :
HERE IS A LINK TO A PROMOTIONAL VIDEO FOR THESE CHAMPIONSHIPS
GOOD LUCK EVERYONE !!