For the second year running the Victoria Embankment in Nottingham welcomed the world’s finest triathletes for a round of the World Triathlon Series mixed relay. Unfortunately, due to inclement weather conditions the swim was cancelled, resulting in the first ever super sprint duathlon relay! It was Team Great Britain that relished this new challenge and stole the show as they lead from beginning to end.View full article →
Leeds World Triathlon Series marks the halfway point in the season and this year features some of the biggest names in ITU from the last decade.
The men's race sees a return to the circuit of Alistair Brownlee, along with Jonny the pair put on a show of pure dominance in 2017 and sailed to a 1-2 victory. In the women's race, it is hard to look past Katie Zaferes, who has won the last three WTS races. However the Brits have always raced well at the UK round of the series, HUUB's trio of Jessica Learmonth, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Sophie Coldwell will have eyes firmly on the podium.
In Italy, at the Cagliari World Cup, it was double gold for HUUB athletes Alistair Brownlee and Sophie Coldwell. In Japan, for the Yokohama round of the World Triathlon Series, HUUB's Henri Schoeman took the silver medal and in the World Paratriathlon Series, Jade Jones-Hall took gold in the women’s PTWC race.
On the long distance scene at Barcelona 70.3 HUUB's David McNamee took the silver medal.View full article →
Yokohama WTS arguably presents the biggest challenge to athletes so far in 2019. For many national governing bodies, Yokohama will have a strong bearing on the selection of athletes for Tokyo 2020. Whether it be results this weekend providing guidelines for selection or whether certain results guarantees a place at the Olympics, it is the first race of the year that will have significant meaning for much of the field.View full article →
Leading triathlon brand HUUB today announced a new addition to their family of sponsored athletes. Alex Yee is a talented young triathlete and member of the Word-Class Performance Squad, based in Leeds. As well as recently representing Great Britain in triathlon, he has also represented his country in athletics, running the 10,000m at the 2018 European Championships.View full article →
Alistair Brownlee returned to racing at the weekend for IRONMAN 70.3 Marbella. Brownlee led out of the water with a 39-second lead, but what appeared to be a mechanical issue on the bike put him 7 minutes back, arriving at T2 10 minutes down. Not giving up, a 1:11:03 run split took him to a comfortable second place.
Jess Learmonth led out of the water at the Bermuda round of the World Triathlon Series. By the end of the 40km bike in tricky conditions, Learmonth had formed a trio with Katie Zaferes and Lottie Miller who had a gap of 2.30 minutes. On the last lap of the run, it was clear Zaferes would claim her victory, but Learmonth looked strong in second place. Her second place finish also placed her second in the series rankings after her podium at the previous WTS round.View full article →
In the women's race, HUUB Brit triathlete Jess Learmonth was first out of the water. She finished third, beating American Taylor Knibb in a sprint finish.
21-year-old newcomer, Alex Yee wowed in the men’s race only beaten by world champion Mario Mola. As per usual HUUB’s Richard Varga was first out of the water, and fellow HUUB athletes Henri Schoeman and Thomas Bishop finished in the top 10.View full article →
In the latest edition of 220 Triathlon, they were on the quest for the greatest Ironman tri suit. Our Anemoi Aero Triathlon Suit scored 92% and picked up the ‘Cutting Edge’ award in their group test, thanks to its true and tested aerodynamic technology. They concluded the test, commenting, “Innovative, speedy & comfortable. A landmark winner for long-distance speedsters.”View full article →
You may have noticed a few women’s HUUB branded skinsuits on the track at the weekend, in Manchester for the National Track Championships. Coinciding with the launch of our cycling kit for women, we are pleased to officially announce that we are supporting two of the best British female track cyclists who claimed six National Champs medals between them last weekend.View full article →
At the National Track Championships in Manchester, the team walked away with five more medals as well as a new national record for John Archibald of 4-09.584 in the 4km Individual Pursuit. The team narrowly missed out on an IP 1-2-3 after Jonny Wale got disqualified, but John and Dan still took home the gold and silver respectively.
The team also defended their Men’s Team Pursuit title, as well as taking home multiple medals in the 1000m Time Trial. More victories for ‘The People’s Republic of Derbados’!View full article →