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Bart Aernouts and Sofie Goos 2nd in IM 70.3 Mallorca, Liz Blatchford 3rd

Three Uplace-BMC athletes competed in the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Mallorca, and all three finished on the podium. Sofie Goos (4:27:58) and Liz Blatchford (4:29:32) came in second and third behind Lisa Hütthaler (4:18:50). Bart Aernouts (03:53:33) took second place in the pro men’s race. While Andi Dreitz (03:51:38) kept his post-bike lead, Bart held off title favorites Andy Raelert in third (03:53:49), Eneko Llanos, Ivan Raña and Jan Van Berkel.

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Scicon official partner of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team

The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team is proud to introduce Scicon as its newest equipment partner and sponsor. Scicon has more than 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing bicycle bags. The company also sponsors a number of road cycling teams (Tinkoff Saxo, Cannondale Pro Cycling, Garmin Sharpe, Orica Greenedge,…) and individual triathletes (Frederik Van Lierde, Pete Jacobs, Andy Boecherer,…). As part of this new partnership, Scicon has supplied all Uplace-BMC athletes with its Aerocomfort 2.0 bike bag.

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Will Clarke wins Mallorca Triathlon

Will Clarke has won the 2014 Mallorca Triathlon. Will completed the Olympic Distance race in Colonia Sant Jordi in 1:40:50, beating out Sean Donnelly and Graham Leitch for the win. Will was pleased, “It feels good to take my first win of the season. It shows me I can still go fast over the short distance. More importantly, I now have that fast work-out in my legs, which will serve me well in my next races for sure."

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Helle Frederiksen 2nd in St. Anthony's 5150 OD triathlon

Helle Frederiksen has finished second in today’s St. Anthony's 5150 Olympic Distance triathlon. With a final time of 1:57:06, she was just 22 seconds slower than Sarah Haskins (USA; 1:56:44). Radka Vodickova (Czech Republic; 1:59:17) completed the podium. Helle has made it an outstanding 2014 already. Two weeks ago, she won the Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico. She also finished second in the Ironman 70.3 Monterrey and the Miami Lifetime Tri.

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Romain Guillaume wins Lanzarote Volcano Triathlon

Romain Guillaume has won the 2014 Lanzarote Volcano Triathlon! With a time of 01:58:15, Romain was more than two minutes faster than Bert Jammaer and Rayco Marrero. It is the fifth victory of the season for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team.

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Helle Frederiksen wins IM 70.3 Puerto Rico, Sofie Goos & Will Clarke 2nd

It was a triumphant day in San Juan for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team. Helle Frederiksen took the Ironman 70.3 San Juan title as teammates Sofie Goos and Will Clarke each placed second.

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Liz Blatchford 2nd in IM 70.3 Putrajaya

Liz Blatchford finished second in the Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya after leading most of the race and overheating in the run. Radka Vodickova took the title. Dimity-Lee Duke completed the podium.

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Romain Guillaume 9th in Cannes International Triathlon

Romain Guillaume has finished 9th in today’s Cannes International Triathlon, a race that was part of his training for Ironman Lanzarote. Hervé Faure (3:36:45) won the Cannes triathlon, which was marred by confusion as the leading group inadvertently cut off part of the bike course. Nicolas Fernandez (3:37:15) and Giulio Molinari (3:37:25) completed the podium. Romain clocked in at 3:44:08.

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Follow it live: IM 70.3 Putrajaya, IM 70.3 San Juan & Cannes tri

Ready for another big day of racing? We are. No less than 5 Uplace-BMC athletes are competing this Sunday on 3 different continents: Liz Blatchford in the IM 70.3 Putrajaya; Helle Frederiksen, Sofie Goos & Will Clarke in IM 70.3 San Juan; and Romain Guillaume in the Cannes Tri. Of course you will find all the race action right here on our home page and on our storify feed.

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Sofie Goos wins IM 70.3 Texas; Helle Frederiksen 2nd in Lifetime Tri Miami; Ronnie Schildknecht DNF in IM South Africa

An action-packed April 6 brought an Ironman win and a second place for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team. Sofie Goos kicked off her season with an impressive victory in the Ironman 70.3 Texas. Helle Frederiksen finished second in the South Beach Lifetime Tri in Miami. Ronnie Schildknecht, on the other hand, was unlucky in the Ironman South Africa. A kick in the stomach during the swim ultimately forced him out of the race.

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