Seal Beach, CA — December 7, 2015 —TYR Sport, the leading manufacturer of competitive swim and triathlon gear, is excited to announce the recent signing of IRONMAN Champion Caroline Steffen to its roster. Beginning today, TYR will act as a swimwear sponsor for Steffen.
No stranger to competition, Steffen began her career racing for both the national swim and cycling teams in her native Switzerland, before finding her way to triathlons in 2009. Since that time she has earned countless titles including 2x ITU Long Course World Champion, IRONMAN Australia Champion, 2x IRONMAN European Champion, Challenge Roth Champion, 2x IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Champion and 20x IRONMAN 70.3 Champion.
Recently, Steffen sported her TYR Torque at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii– a race she has previously earned two second place podium finishes in. Aside from an impressive swim with a time of 00:56:16, Caroline ended the day with a finish time of 09:27:54, landing her in the top ten overall.
“I am very excited to be a part of the TYR family,” began Steffen. “From the material to the design, every product looks sharp and performs great.”
Sharing in the sentiment, Matt DiLorenzo, Chief Executive Officer of TYR Sport included, “We are thrilled to add Caroline Steffen to our roster of sponsored athletes. She is incredibly talented, and we look forward to supporting her as she continues to grow throughout her career.”
Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, we are a company started by athletes and powered by athletes. We are dedicated to re-imagining technologies that help athletes obtain peak performance through innovation and design. Like all athletes, we always work with an intense spirit of competition. Everything we do revolves around creating the fastest, most advanced performance products. Always in front.