The Super League Triathlon will see 8 of the best British male and female triathletes compete against the best triathletes in the world across a series of unique super-sprint formats.
What is Super League Triathlon?
Super League Triathlon is two days of action where top athletes from around the world will race across five unique super-sprint race formats - Eliminator, Enduro, Equalizer, Sprint Pursuit and Triple Mix. Super League provides plenty of drama, action and entertainment for spectators and viewers alike and hopes to bring mainstream attention to triathlon. Super League will see the standard Swim, Bike, Run evolved to various formats such as: Bike, Swim, Run or Pursuit Swim, Run, Swim, Bike, Run.
Super League Triathlon will host eight top British Triathletes who will all compete against the world’s best. Three British me line-up in the shape of Jonathan Brownlee, who will make his debut having missed the Hamilton Island event with injury, alongside Ben Dijkstra and 2x Ironman UK winner Dan Holksworth. Dijkstra comes into the Super League on the back of a strong season so far, winning at the Lausanne ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup and bringing home the anchor leg as Loughborough I took silver at the Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup.
Five of Britain’s top female triathletes will also feature as the Super League Triathlon sets out to crown its inaugural Queen. Sophie Coldwell, Lucy Hall, Emma Pallant, Non Stanford and Jodie Stimpson will be flying the flag against some strong competition in the form of Kirsten Kasper, who is currently ranked fifth in the ITU standings, and Taylor Spivey who showed form coming second at WTS Leeds earlier this summer. Stanford and Stimpson have a wealth of race experience and will look to use this to their advantage in navigating the challenges of the new format.