Monday, 05 Dec, 2022

Meet, train and race international superstars in ‘Triathlon Fall Fest’

Frederic Funk. (Picture: Instagram Funk)

Magnus Ditlev, Frederic Funk, Kyle Smith and Belinda Granger, among many others, will land on Rouvy to meet, train and race online with the international tri community. From November 24th to 27th, anyone can join the unique series of group rides, races and webinars from home and try to challenge renowned triathlon stars with real power effort, and on real routes. Rouvy and Challenge Family invite triathletes all over the world to learn, train and experience the iconic and remarkable event locations of Roth, Almere, Šamorín, Wanaka and many other Challenge Family races.

The Triathlon Fall Fest on Rouvy is a series of unique online events that gives both experienced athletes and newbies the opportunity to train, compete and learn with and from some of the best professional triathletes in the world. There’ll be rides and races on Challenge Family courses, workshops with experts, prizes and the chance to connect with some of the best professional triathletes in the world. TFF brings together pro athletes, the education on nutrition, equipment, training and the best routes the Challenge Family has.

For the virtual tri fest, Rouvy and Challenge Family have gathered an impressive lineup of pro athletes such as Magnus Ditlev, Frederic Funk, Fenella Langridge, Kyle Smith, Ondrej Kubo, Lucy Byram, Lucy Buckingham, Rach McBride, Tom Davis, and Pablo Dapena González. They are joined by experts such as Petr Vabrousek, Belinda Granger, Jort Vlam, Simona Krivankova and commentator Tomas Budka.

With such events, Rouvy is connecting the pros and community to learn from each other, have training fun, recon future race locations, and catch the pre-winter training vibe. More importantly, it all happens online – without the necessity to buy plane tickets or leave the comfort of one’s own training room. To get ready for the main weekend events, athletes are welcome to join the Challenge and the workout program. Finally, all participants have a good chance to win cool gear prizes. It comes with one tagline “A virtual triathlon experience like no other.

Support for Challenged Athletes Foundation
Rouvy and Challenge Family encourage supporting those who need help and changing the world for the better. Since 1997, CAF has changed the lives of thousands of young people, removing the barriers between their disabilities and being able to participate in sport. These include those who have had physical challenges since birth as well as those who had life changing accidents, allowing them to achieve their sporting dreams. Athletes participating  in Triathlon Fest are encouraged to take the opportunity to make a donation directly to Challenged Athletes Foundation to support the inspirational work they do.

EVENT SCHEDULE
24 Nov – 7 pm UTC: Wanaka Race with Frederic Funk, Kyle Smith and Petr Vabrousek (the race is also available in different time zones –  12 pm UTC and 11 pm UTC on Thursday)

26 Nov – 9 am UTC: Almere Group Ride with Simona Krivankova

26 Nov – 4 pm UTC: WEBINAR: Get ready for your race

26 Nov – 6 pm UTC: Samorin Group ride with Ondrej Kubo (360° experience available)*

27 Nov – 8.30 am UTC: Live Video Stream with triathletesJoin the Challenge Family CEO, Jort Vlam; multiple and super-cool long distance champion Belinda Granger and pro athlete Simona Krivankova as they give their expert commentary on the flagship Challenge Roth race at 9.00am UTC and discuss the world of triathlon. Moderated by Tomas Budka. 

27 Nov – 8.40 am UTC: Warm up with Magnus Ditlev and friends
Join Magnus together with some of the other top names in the sport, for a short warm up and friendly chat, before the race. Your chance to pose questions to triathlon’s superstars.

27 Nov – 9 am UTC: Challenge Roth Race with Magnus Ditlev and friends (the race is also available in different time zones – 2 pm UTC and 6 pm UTC on Sunday)
The Fall Fest comes to a dramatic finale with a race on the epic Challenge Roth course. At 9am UTC, compete side-by-side with an all-star line-up including Magnus Ditlev, Pablo Dapena González, Thor Bendix Madsen Fenella Langridge, Lucy Buckingham, Nikki Bartlett and many more! Plus there’s a chance to win an entry to the sold-out Challenge Roth 2023!

Prizes

  • 2x entry Race Slots to Challenge Roth – the world’s most visited triathlon event of the year.
  • 2 x Abus GameChanger TT Helmets
  • 2x Wahoo Elemnt Rival Watches
  • Zone 3 wetsuit
  • 4x Velosocks
  • PowerBar kit

Prize winners will be chosen in random draws among the event participants.

Registration
Registration is free of charge and ROUVY provides a 14-day free trial for the newcomers. 

Details and registration are here

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