Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Janus Charity Challenge

The Janus Charity Challenge People's Choice Award is a competition between five of the sport's biggest stars and their respected charities. blueseventy is pleased to be involved with two great charities involved this year: David Thompson's World Bicycle Relief and Andy Pott's Eleonore Rocks.
David Thompson hammers in the blueseventy Elite Tri Suit

World Bicycle Relief specializes in large-scale, comprehensive bicycle programs by providing supply chain management, technical knowledge and logistics expertise to poverty relief and disaster recovery initiatives. Since it's founding in 2005, World Bicycle Relief has distributed over 75,000 bicycles and trained over 700 field mechanics. You can find out more about World Bicycle Relief here.

Professional triathlete David Thompson aka DKT races in blueseventy apparel, wetsuit, swim skin and goggles. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota David has forged strong relationships with the mid-west triathlon community always being the hometown favorite at the Life Time Fitness Minneapolis Triathlon. His focus for 2011 is the Hy-Vee 5150 Series Championships and the Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series. Follow DKT at his blog.

Professional triathlete Brooks Cowan races for the blueseventy sponsored Eleonore Rocks Triathlon Team

Eleonore Rocks' mission is to make a positive impact on the lives of sick children and their families. ER donates rocking chairs and provides support to impacted families. ER directs its efforts toward the birthing units and hospital rooms in the NICU. Eagerly anticipating doing everything in ER's power to make the lives of terminally ill children and their families the best they can be. You can find out more about the Eleonore Rocks foundation here.

blueseventy is the Eleonore Rocks Triathlon Team's official wetsuit, swim skin and goggle sponsor. Made up of over forty athletes from all over the country they range from professionals to passionate fundraisers for the foundation.

Joining David and Andy are Hunter Kemper (supporting A-T Children's Project), Matt Reed (supporting the Blazeman Foundation for ALS) and Becky Lavelle (supporting Jenny's Light). Whether it’s the athlete or the charity that inspires you, a vote for your favorite competitor can make the world a better place, and the race a better race.

To show your support, simply CLICK HERE and cast your vote today! Voting ends October 1st. The $20,000 charity prize purse will be divided among all charities based on the number of votes each athlete/charity receives by the U.S. Open Triathlon in Dallas.

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