Category Archives: Para-tri

Jenkins and Bowden set for ITU World Triathlon Chicago

Small British team takes on Chicago

A small British team of just three athletes will race at the ITU World Triathlon Chicago this weekend. Helen Jenkins and Adam Bowden compete on Saturday and Sunday respectively whilst Clare Cunningham competes in the International Paratriathlon Event.

With many of Britain’s top triathletes sitting out this round of the ITU World Triathlon Series in order to concentrate on Commonwealth Games preparation, Helen Jenkins could improve her current ranking of fourth.

Paratriathlon squad benefit from winter camp

Lanzarote Camp para

A squad of twenty British Paratriathletes has recently returned from its first ever winter training camp. The squad spent two weeks in Lanzarote (16-30th January), with a key focus on bike miles, led by British Paratriathlon Manager, Jonathon Riall.

Paratriathlon will make its Paralympic debut at the Rio 2016 Games and the British squad has just received a boost with confirmation of an increase in UK Sport investment over the Rio 2016 funding cycle.

Blueseventy partners with four-time world champion, Faye McClelland

Blue Seventy - Faye-11 copy

Blueseventy is excited to be working with Faye McClelland, arguably the most successful paratriathelte ever.

Faye has won the ITU world title every year for the last four years, and there have only been five paratriathlon world championship events to date. No other paratriathelte has won as many titles as Faye, yet she’s one of the most modest athletes you’ll ever meet.

Catch this new interview and more.

Great Britain Paratriathlon team dominates European Championships

The Great Britain Paratriathlon team came away from sun drenched Alanya, Turkey with six gold, four silver and two bronze medals from the ETU Paratriathlon European Championships.