Huntington Beach, CA – June 11, 2012 – TYR’s Andy Potts clinched his fifth title at the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on Sunday with a time of 2:03:17. Outfitted in TYR’s Hurricane Freak of Nature for the swim, Potts exited the water with a 27:10 swim split. Potts then went on to dominate a deep men’s field on the bike with a split of 45:41. Wearing TYR’s Carbon Race Kit, Potts sealed his victory with a time of 45:37 on the run.
Back on the east coast, TYR athletes Craig Alexander and TJ Tollakson placed first and third, respectively, at Ironman 70.3 Eagleman. Tollakson had a race best of 2:02:30 on the bike in TYR Carbon, but Alexander’s running proved superb as he surpassed Tollakson with a race best 1:15:07 to take the win.
Over at Ironman 70.3 Kansas, TYR’s Amanda Stevens had the fastest swim split with a time of 27:11 in her Torque Swimskin. Stevens finished second overall with a time of 4:36:27 against a stacked women’s field. To learn more about TYR’s sponsored athletes, and the products they race and train in please visit TYR.com.
TYR engineers technical apparel and equipment for swimmers and triathletes. Named for “TYR”, the Norse god of warriors, we’re a company started by athletes and populated by athletes. The cultures and communities of competitive swimming and triathlon pervade our offices. We are dedicated to re-imagining technologies that help athletes attain peak performance. Like athletes, we work with an intense spirit of competition. We aim to create the fastest, most advanced technologies and products. Always.