Britcon has committed to lead sponsorship of a Lincolnshire triathlon race team for a third consecutive year.
The sponsorship provides essential funds and support to five of the region’s most elite international athlete’s in the sport allowing them to take on some of the world’s most gruelling races throughout 2018.
The Britcon Triathlon Race team includes Steve Clark (Middle Distance Triathlon European Champion 2015 and winner of the Triathlon X in 2017 “world’s toughest Ironman distance” as voted by Triathlon220 magazine), Steve Grocock (World Iron Man Competitor), Jordan Skelly (3-time British age group winner), Amy Grocock (Great Britain Triathlon squad member) & Nick Martin (Keyo Brigg Sprint Triathlon 2016 winner).
The team are hoping for some big successes this year with Jordan racing the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in South Africa and Nick taking part in the 2018 Gold Coast ITU Standard Distance Triathlon World Championships in Australia. Amy will also race in the 2018 Ibiza ETU Multisport European Championships in October with both Steve’s racing on the Ironman circuit hoping to qualify for the IRONMAN World Championships in Hawaii.
Steve Clark said, “We are delighted that Britcon had committed to support us as we push our boundaries to compete in some of the world’s toughest races. We have set ourselves some big challenges this year and two weeks ago we were delighted that Nick set the standard coming second in the overall English Triathlon Championships and earning a silver medal.”
Shaun Hunt, Chief Executive at Britcon said, “We are delighted to pledge our support once again to these high achieving athletes as the continue to inspire us year on year. What they do is phenomenal and we are proud that they are flying the flag for Lincolnshire by competing in some of the most gruelling and prestigious sporting events in the world”.
“The sponsorship also means that our own Britcon employees can benefit greatly from one to one sessions with these athletes for training, fitness classes, nutrition seminars and general health and well-being advice”.
“We’d like to wish the whole team all the best for the 2018 season. We very much look forward to working with them and helping the team to achieve their goals”.