World Champion Pete Jacobs partners with blueseventy for World Title defence and Beyond

blueseventy, the technical swimming brand, is pleased to announce it will be supporting reigning Ironman World Champion, Pete Jacobs as he prepares for a tough season of racing before targeting the defence of his title in Hawaii in October. Jacobs has a signed a multi-year deal with blueseventy.

2012 Ironman World Champion
2012 Ironman World Champion

Jacobs is one of the most exciting triathletes today, placing second in Kona in 2011 and improving on that performance with a convincing victory last year. At just 31 he could dominate in Kona for years to come. “I’m very happy to be back in the best fitting wetsuit I’ve ever worn,” Jacobs commented.

Tim Moxey, blueseventy’s CEO is pleased to have Jacobs back. “Pete’s one of the best swimmers in the world and chose blueseventy as his first ever suit when he was coming up through the ranks in Australia. Knowing how important the fit of the suit is for him, we knew the current helix would lure him back. It’s the fastest suit on the market.”

blueseventy’s Director of Athlete Support, Ryan Vanderloop, has setup Pete with the new suits to help get him ready to race the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon this weekend. “We have some new products we’re developing for Pete, and he’s helping us with some tweaks to some of our suits for next year, but the goal right now is to ensure he’s ready for the cold water in the San Francisco Bay.”

Participation in long distance triathlon is growing at a phenomenal rate around the world, and blueseventy is proud to be working with the two best long course athletes in the world with Jacobs and Leanda Cave, the defending Ironman and 70.3 World Champion.

The swimskin Pete will be wearing at Kona
The swimskin Pete will be wearing at Kona

Moxey added: “Pete and Leanda will be wearing our PZ3TX swimskin in Hawaii and I think it speaks volumes that more professional athletes chose to wear our swimskin than any other brand on the start line in Kona last year.”

In 2013, Jacobs will race the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, Utah 70.3, Hawaii 70.3, Cairns 70.3, Ironman Frankfurt and Philippines 70.3 with the ultimate goal of repeating his victory at the Ironman World Championships in October.

blueseventy is the leader in technical swimwear and wetsuits and so named because 70% of the world is water. The entire company is made up of experienced swimmers and triathletes including professional athletes and world record holders. This is a company that cares about making the best products in the world just that bit better.

For the latest on Pete Jacobs, follow him on Twitter @petejjacobs. For more information on blueseventy, please visit Follow blueseventy on Twitter @blueseventy.



Karl Hayes

Head of Rest and Recovery

Karl is a keen age group triathlete who races more than he trains. Good life balance! Karl works in the media industry in Australia and is passionate about the sport of triathlon.