XOSIZE Events is excited to announce the return of Formula 1 Triathlon (TRIF1) racing in Australia. Where it all started back in the 90’s. With many of the triathlon legends like Greg Welch, Chris McCormack, Greg Bennett, Brad Bevan, Mile Stewart and Craig Alexander started their careers in do or die racing that was televised nationally.
TRIF1 will bring to triathlon what XGames has brought to Snow, BMX and Skating a great entertainment package for everyone.
The format’s open to both Age Groupers and Elite/ITU athletes to race in this format. Each venue has been handpicked to create the very best entertainment package for both the athlete and spectator, with access to some fast and furious racing never seen before in Australia and Asia.
Each venue will have 2 heats and a final for all competitors. Distances will vary depending on venue, but will generally consist of 200m swim 10km cycle and 2km run.
The Elite Cup will see the world’s best athletes competing over selected venues for substantial prize money and will compete on teams similar to the style of racing in Europe.
DATES/VENUES that have been confirmed
Penrith, NSW 6/10/14
Champions Lakes, WA 25/10/15
Coolum Beach, Qld, 8/11/14
Phillip Island, Vic 3/1/15
Rottnest Island, WA 8/2/15
Cronulla Beach, NSW 28/3/15
Kawana Waters, QLD 25/4/15
We are still finalising some venues including the Glenelg SA, Gold Coast Qld, Launceston Tas. and a second venue in Victoria.
About XOSIZE Events
XOSIZE group of companies is now been involved in all sides of multisport for over 10 years, including event management, retail and distribution, coaching, competing, and sponsorship.
“We have conducted extensive research and determined what we think the multisport athlete in the future is looking for including new locations, new experiences for the athlete and their families and reintroducing old race formats but in a more exciting way. The triathlon community has been wishing the formula 1 type racing would make a comeback and now it has” said Scott Hollow, Director XOSIZE Events.