Marking a decade since its inception in 2013, the BMC Pro Triathlon Team, in collaboration with founding partner Uplace, has evolved into a premier force in the triathlon world. The team's journey began with its formation in 2014, leading to an impressive track record of over 150 race wins and 300 podium finishes. These achievements include the 2022 Ironman World Title in Hawaii and the 2023 PTO European Open Championship, among others.
CEO Bob De Wolf reflects on the team's journey, highlighting recent successes like Max Neumann's victory at the PTO European Open and numerous Ironman & Challenge victories. With gratitude towards sponsors and partners, De Wolf reiterates the team's commitment to maintaining its top-tier status and winning more world titles.
2024 Team Line-Up: A Blend of Experience and New Talent
The BMC Pro Triathlon Team has set its sights on continued dominance in long-distance triathlon. The 2024 roster, announced by De Wolf, includes seasoned and new athletes: Lucy Buckingham, Lucy Byram, Sam Dickinson, Kristian Høgenhaug, Chris Leiferman, Thor Bendix Madsen, and Clément Mignon. Each athlete brings a unique set of accomplishments and aspirations, ranging from Ironman victories to World Championship successes.
Farewell to Departing Members
The end of the 2023 season marks the departure of key athletes Patrik Nilsson, Pablo Dapena Gonzalez, and Max Neumann. De Wolf expresses deep gratitude for their contributions and the memorable moments they provided, wishing them well in their future endeavors.
Introducing New Faces
Joining the team in 2024 are Clément Mignon, Lucy Byram, and Samuel Dickinson. Mignon, a top contender at Kona, looks forward to elevating his performance with BMC. Byram, noted for her wins and potential, aims to qualify for the 70.3 World Championships. Dickinson, transitioning to long-distance, sets his sights on the Olympic Games and World 70.3 Championships.
Reflections from Departing Athletes
Dapena Gonzalez reminisces about his growth and experiences with the team, including memorable races against top triathletes. Nilsson shares his appreciation for the support and highlights from his time with BMC, including podium finishes and victories. Neumann, grateful for his tenure, fondly recalls team victories and training camps.