Launch Uplace-BMC Age Group Team - 12 February 2015
The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team proudly presents the launch of the Uplace-BMC Age Group Team. From now on, every age group triathlete can grab the opportunity to join the Uplace-BMC Triathlon Team and become a teammate of Dirk Bockel, Will Clarke and Corinne Abraham. They can wear the same outfit as Ronnie Schildknecht, Sofie Goos and Helle Frederiksen and receive first hand tips and advice from Liz Blatchford, Bart Aernouts and Romain Guillaume.
Helle Frederiksen 1st in Ironman 70.3 Texas; Corinne Abraham 4th in Half Challenge Fuerteventura - 26 April 2015
It ended up being another successful weekend for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team with an outstanding victory and a solid top 5 performance. This brings the 2015 total already to 5 wins and 10 podium finishes for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team.
Today, Helle Frederiksen (DEN:4:07:52) of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team won Ironman 70.3 Texas with an impressive lead of almost 6 minutes. The Latin American Champion Ironman 70.3 made the difference with a strong bike performance and an impressive run. Angela Naeth (CAN: 4:13:50) came second, while Emma-Kate Lidbury (GBR: 4:17:58) finished third.
Yesterday, her team mate Corinne Abraham came 4th in Challenge Fuerteventura. Daniela Ryf (SUI: 4:20:33), the runner-up of the Ironman World Championship 2014, was outstanding from start to finish. Anja Beranek (GER: 4:33:08) came second and Eimear Mullan (IRL: 4:36:03) completed the podium. Corinne Abraham (GBR: 4:36:49) finished 4th and missed the podium by less than a minute.
In addition to this, other Uplace-BMC team members were performing well in local training races. Ronnie Schildknecht won the Marbach Duathlon in Switzerland and Sofie Goos came 3rd in the 10 Miles of Antwerp in Belgium.