Kailua-Kona, HI- October 11, 2015- Team TYR turned heads in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, as they swam, biked and ran their way through the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship.
Third to emerge from the water, Ironman Champion Andy Potts dominated the first leg of the race with a time of 50:45. Finishing in fourth place overall, he was the second fastest American of the day.
Powered by their Torque Pro Swimskins, female team TYR athletes also dominated the swim, with Jodie Swallow first out of water. Haley Chura and Danish sensation Michelle Vesterby finished roughly one minute behind her.
Completing the race in fourth place, Vesterby had a breakthrough performance with an overall time of 9:18:50. This was her first top five finish at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona.
Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, our company is committed to cultivating a culture of greatness, both in and out of the water. Through vision, pursuit and American ingenuity, we have become a brand synonymous with the athlete.
Like all athletes we work with an intense spirit of competition, but unlike the others, we refuse to stop there. From the planning stages to the production floor, everything we do revolves around synthesizing creativity, experience and sheer willpower. For us, engineering the fastest, most advanced performance products is more than just a goal, it’s a requirement.
At TYR, we’re always in front.