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Romain Guillaume wins Long Distance Triathlon Guadeloupe; Sofie Goos 5th in IM70.3 Buenos Aires

Romain Guillaume took the first victory of the season for the BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace. In the half distance triathlon of Guadeloupe the Frenchman dominated from start to finish. With a time of 4:07:00 he set a new course record. Andrej Vistica (CRO) finished second as Francky Favre (FRA) completed the podium.

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First podium of the season for BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace: Bart Aernouts clinches 3rd place in Ironman 70.3 Dubai

Great start of the season for Bart Aernouts and BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace. Bart Aernouts (3:43:58) finished 3rd in the Ironman 70.3 of Dubai after an amazing sprint with Terenzo Bozzone (NZL). Jan Frodeno took the victory (GER, 3:34:48) over Josh Amberger (AUS, 3:41:42).

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BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace presents new partners and sponsors for 2016

2016: Speedo, uvex, Polar and Compressport new partners for the international triathlon Team; • New partnerships confirmed, • Strong network of sponsors in place

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BMC-Etixx Pro Triatlon Team powered by Uplace presents team line up for 2016

2016: start of a new chapter for the international professional triathlon team; • Team launches new name from 2016 onwards: “BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace”, • 8 athletes confirmed, • David McNamee is a new face in the team, • Kick-off of the new 4 year plan with ultimate goal to win World Championship Ironman in Hawaii.

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Bart Aernouts wins Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain

Uplace-BMC athlete Bart Aernouts (03:11:15) took the victory in the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship in Bahrain after an amazing performance on the bike. Due to heavy winds and currents the swim leg was cancelled. Bart dominated on the bike and held off Swiss athlete Ruedi Wild (03:12:26) to claim the victory in Bahrain. James Cunnama (ZAF; 03:13:54) completed the podium.

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Corinne Abraham wins Ironman Cozumel

What an exciting weekend for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon team with Corinne Abraham topping the podium in Ironman Cozumel and Bart Aernouts finishing a close second in Challenge Languna Phuket.

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Corinne Abraham 3rd in Ironman 70.3 Austin

Corinne Abraham, member of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team, finished 3rd in IM 70.3 Austin. Due to injury and a bacterial infection, Corinne couldn’t race for 6 months, whereby she had to miss out on this year IM World Championships. With only a short period of of full training in the bag, Corinne is clearly on the way up again after a difficult couple of months.

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Liz Blatchford on the podium at World Championship Ironman in Hawaii

Liz Blatchford (9:14:52) finished third at the World Championship Ironman in Hawaii. It is the second time in three years that Liz claims a podium finish in Hawaii.

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Romain Guillaume 2nd in Club La Santa Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote

The beautiful Canary Island of Lanzarote was the scenery for today’s Club La Santa Ironman 70.3. It became a tight battle for the podium, with the top 3 all within 2 minutes. The race was won by Eneko Llanos (ESP: 04:06:26), followed by Romain Guillaume of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team, 16" further (FRA: 04:06:42) and Antony Costes finishing 3rd, 1'16"back (FRA: 04:07:44). This brings the season total for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team to 12 wins and 29 podium finishes.

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TrainingPeaks becomes the official data management supplier of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team

The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team proudly presents its new partnership with TrainingPeaks. “The TrainingPeaks ecosystem of products will allow team members to manage their training and race data in the most efficient way and measure their progress. Using this secure system allows our athletes and their coaches to achieve their potential and reach their goals. A partnership with world class training software provider like TrainingPeaks is another step forward in the professionalization of our triathlon team," says Bob De Wolf, team manager of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team.

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