• IRONMAN Sold to Advance

    Submitted by Bill Plock on March 26th, 2020

    Advance announced today that it has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement with Wanda Sports Group Company Limited (NASDAQ: WSG) to acquire The IRONMAN Group in an all-cash transaction.  Read more

    • PTO Paying Pro Triathletes Now to Help With Crisis

      Submitted by Bill Plock on March 23rd, 2020

      Michael Moritz, Chairman of Crankstart (the financing behind PTO), and Charles Adamo, (Chairman of PTO) have really showed amazing graciousness and a commitment to the athletes who rely on prize winnings by paying now and increasing the purse by half a million dollars,” said O’Donnell.  Read more

      • Colorado Multisport Helps Community with Food Delivery

        Submitted by Bill Plock on March 20th, 2020

        During these trying times, we realize bikes may not be your first priority. For reasons out of your control, you or someone you know may not be able to leave your house. We want to extend a helping hand. In addition to our Bicycle Valet service we are adding a Community Meal Service to help community members in need get groceries and basic home needs delivered to their door, free of charge. Our coverage area will be the same as our Bicycle Valet Service area. Read more

        • Training Ideas, Tips as We Shift Priorities and Event Dates Change

          Submitted by Bill Plock on March 18th, 2020

          I get it. I get the uncertainty and the frustration and the confusion of the whole darn mess. Plus Well, these are some interesting times! And things seem to be changing on a near-daily basis. With limited or no access to training facilities, races getting canceled or postponed, and no way to know when the madness will end, it’s getting harder and harder to stay focused. Below are some thoughts on how to maintain some mental stability and keep moving forward over the next several weeks (or months?): Read more

          • PTO and IRONMAN Talks Heating Up, Maybe Not in a Friendly Way?

            Submitted by Bill Plock on March 4th, 2020

            From afar, does this in some ways parallel what is happening in the National Football League, but on a much, much smaller scale? The NFL is trying to get the players union to accept a new collective bargaining agreement that is actually valid until 2021. But from all accounts, NFL owners want to leverage a long term players agreement as they approach upcoming, multi-billion dollar television contracts due for negotiation this year. If there is a “shaky”, one year agreement players contract still in place, it is thought the NFL will not be able to maximize television contracts due to a possible strike and loss of games to be televised. Makes sense. Read more