Zeiger puts on Zeals & Endurance Sports Travels slots for sold-out races
Posted Mar 23 2009 3:04pm
Every-so-often we like to highlight the latest news from our partners. Today we are pleased to report that:
Zeal Optics, creating the latest in eyewear innovations over the past 10 years, announces the addition of accomplished professional triathlete Joanna Zeiger to its team. Zeiger joins team Zeal Optics’ following a victorious 2008 season culminating with the 70.3 World Championship win, where she set a new world record.
“I am really excited to work with Zeal. Their sunglasses offer a
perfect combination of excellent visibility, coverage and style for
training, racing and hanging out, states Zeiger.”
Joanna resides in Boulder, CO and is a proficient triathlete excelling
at all three distances in the sport. She has won races in the Olympic,
half Ironman, and Ironman distances. She is also an Olympic trial
qualifier in three sports: swimming, marathon and triathlon. In 2000,
Zeiger won Triathlete of the Year honors for her fourth-place finish at
the Sydney Olympics, her fifth-place finish just six weeks later at the
Hawaii Ironman Championship and a USA Pro Champion victory. Last year
Zeiger won: the 5430 Long Course Triathlon, Vineman 70.3 Santa Rosa,
CA, Eagleman 70.3, Cambridge, MD and the Desert Classic Duathlon in
If you wanted a chance to race at Ironman Brazil or Switzerland this year but the races sold out before you registered, Endurance Sports Travel has just exclusively obtained a limited number of race entry slots to these sold-out Ironman races for 2009.
The cost of the slot is US$1,000 which breaks down as $500 for the race entry and $500 that will go to the community fund/charity supported by the race. EST will take care of you with its very extensive ground package as well as after race tour packages or day trips.
The Complete EST ground package in Florianopolis or Zurich includes:
Accommodation and taxes Transfers from the airport to your hotel Daily breakfast buffet Daily dinner buffet Daily local transportation service (rental cars are not necessary) Translators/hostesses to assist you at each hotel Exclusive EST Bike mechanics at the hotel CO2 Cartridges provided for race day Reception for non-competitors during the athletes meeting Question and Answer sessions Hospitality area at transition /finish area for non- competing EST clients with food and drinks all day Monday night celebration dinner in the city Transfer from your hotel to the airport