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Will Clarke & Helle Frederiksen win Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote Romain Guillaume 3rd, Axel Zeebroek 9th

The red squad of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team was well represented in Lanzarote with 4 athletes at the start line: Helle Frederiksen, Will Clarke, Romain Guillaume and Axel Zeebroek. In the men's race, Will Clarke (GBR: 04:04:16) took the win in a close battle with Victor Del Corral (ESP: 04:04:22) and his team mate Romain Guillaume coming in third (FRA: 04:06:53). In the women's race, our Hy-vee US Champion, Helle Frederiksen (DEN: 04:29:58) dominated from start to finish smashing the course record by 10 minutes. Lucy Gossage (GBR: 04:50:04) came second more than 20 minutes behind Frederiksen, while Nicole Woysch (GER: 05:03:28) came third with a gap of 33 minutes on our winner.

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Bart Aernouts finished 8th in the Subaru Ironman 70.3 World Championship Mont Tremblant, Will Clarke 10th, Helle Frederiksen did not finish

Today Mont Tremblant in Quebec was the scenery of the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. With an amazing world class field, it became the clash of the titans. The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team was present with 3 athletes: Bart Aernouts and Will Clarke finished respectively 8th and 10th, while Helle Frederiksen withdrew after losing her podium chances due to a penalty call. In the men's competition, the race is won by Javier Gomez (ESP: 03:41:30), followed by Jan Frodeno (GER: 03:42:11) and Tim Don (GBR: 03:44:38). We notice two world Olympic-distance champs along with an Olympic gold medalist on the podium. In the women's field, the rising star, Daniela Ryf (SUI:04:09:19) takes the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, after winning the Ironman 70.3 European Championship in Wiesbaden and the Ironman of Copenhagen earlier this year. Jodie Swallow (GBR: 04:11:43) took the silver medal on 2:24 of Ryf, while Heather Wurtele (CAN: 4:14:55) got bronze with a gap of 5:36 on Ryf.

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Helle Frederiksen wins Hy-Vee 5150 US Pro Championships; Liz Blatchford 11th

Another great weekend for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team, Helle Frederiksen has won today’s Hy-Vee 5150 US Pro Championships. Clocking in at 01:54:44, Helle Frederiksen edged out Alicia Kaye (CAN; 01:55:52) and Jodie Swallow (UK; 01:56:09) for the win in Des Moines. Her Uplace-BMC teammate Liz Blatchford finished eleventh.

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The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team is ready for the championships

After a very successful start of the season, our team is ready for the championships. We will be widely present in the different championships. Starting this Sunday with the US Championships 5150 in Hyvee, where Helle Frederiksen and Liz Blatchford will fight for the title.

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Sofie Goos 2nd in Ironman Copenhagen; Axel Zeebroek wins the International Triathlon of Weiswampach

Sofie Goos came second in today’s Ironman Copenhagen after the European Champion Ironman 70.3, Daniela Ryf. Clocking in at 09:06:08, Sofie followed on 12'35" of Daniela Ryf (SUI; 08:53:33). Mareen Hufe (GER; 09:25:18) ended third. While Sofie came 2nd in Copenhagen, her teammate Axel Zeebroek won the international Triathlon of Weiswampach (Olympic distance) on his home soil. A good week-end for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team with 3 races and 3 podium places. Yesterday Ronnie Schildknecht finished 3rd in the Ironman 70.3 of Budapest.

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Ronnie Schildknecht 3rd in Ironman 70.3 Budapest

Ronnie Schildknecht came third in today’s Ironman 70.3 Budapest. Clocking in at 03:51:2", 3'45" behind the winner Bruno Pais (POR), runner up Alberto Casadei (ITA) finished on 1'24" of Pais.

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European Championship 70.3 Bart Aernouts wins Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden, Ronnie Schildknecht 7th & Liz Blatchford 5th.

It’s another great Sunday for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team. Bart Aernouts won his first European Championship Ironman 70.3 today in Wiesbaden. His team mate Ronnie Schildknecht finished 7th. In a very strong female field, Liz Blatchford took 5th.

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Will Clarke 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Calgary

Will Clarke came 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Calgary. Will (03:44:19) finished just 36 seconds behind Andy Potts (3:43:43). Brandon Marsh (03:47:32) completed the podium.

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Axel Zeebroek 4th in Ironman UK; Dirk Bockel 6th in Challenge Roth & Helle Frederiksen 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Racine

Axel Zeebroek of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team finished fourth in the Ironman UK with a time of 8:53:37. Viennot Cyril (FRA) took the title with a time of 08:44:10, Skipper Joe (GBR; 08:48:12) and Kotsegarov Kirill (EST; 08:53:37) completed the podium. His Uplace-BMC teammate Dirk Bockel participated in Challenge Roth (GER) where he became 6th. In the half-triathlon distance the third Uplace-BMC triathlete in action today, Helle Frederiksen, became 2nd in the Ironman 70.3 Racine (USA).

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Helle Frederiksen wins Boulder Peak Triathlon (Olympic distance, 5150 series)

Helle Frederiksen of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has won today’s Boulder Peak triathlon (Colrado, US). The Boulder Peak Triathlon is her preparation race for IM Racine 70.3 (Wisconsin, US) coming up next Sunday. Helle Frederiksen edged out Radka Vodičková (Czech) and Lauren Goss (USA) for the win in Boulder. Helle's Uplace-BMC team mate Will Clarke participated yesterday in the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon. Will won this sprint triathlon that was organized to raise awareness and money for charity (the Cancer Research UK).

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