Rudy Project Joins Forces with TOUGHMAN® Triathlon Series





Denver, CO– Rudy Project, Italian manufacturers of high quality multisport gear, has joined forces with the TOUGHMAN® Half Triathlon Series as the Official Helmet and Sunglasses Sponsor. This 10 race event series travels across the United States giving athletes of all ability levels a chance to conquer a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and 13.1 mile run.


2“We are excited to partner with Rudy Project as our official eyewear and helmet provider. Offering TOUGHMAN athletes an opportunity to train and race with proven, quality, innovative technology is a win-win,” said Stefanie Wertovitch, Brand Manager of the TOUGHMAN® Triathlon Series. “Both TOUGHMAN and Rudy Project are aligned to provide an unparalleled athlete experience throughout North America”


“Triathlon is in our DNA and we’ll work in every way possible to help grow the sport,” said Paul Craig, President and Co-Founder of Rudy Project North America. “By partnering with TOUGHMAN®, Rudy Project will continue our commitment to advancing the science, diversity and spread of multisport activities, while ensuring these athletes have access to the best possible equipment to keep them focused, fast, cool and cool looking.”


This year TOUGHMAN® will visit Florida, Indiana, Wisconsin, Tupper Lake, Washington State, Minnesota, Alabama, Utah, New Mexico, and New York.  The 2015 event series begins in March, and concludes with the TOUGHMAN® Half Iron Championship Race in September at Croton Point Park. This race is also home to the 2015 USAT Aquabike Championships.


The TOUGHMAN® Half Iron Triathlon Series is USA Triathlon sanctioned, and racers must be at least 17 years of age. Kids and teens are encouraged to participate in the TOUGHTEEN® and TOUGHKids® triathlon events.



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The TOUGHMAN Series is currently 10 races in the US with locations in: Bradenton FL, Richmond IN, Tupper Lake NY, Sherwood WI, Ocean Shores WA, Chisago MN, Pell City AL, Provo UT and Santa Fe NM. The series Championship in Croton on Hudson New York has a closed bike course and over 30,000 worth of age group awards as well as a $4500 cash purse!


About Rudy Project

Rudy Project designs and manufactures performance-oriented helmets, sunglasses, goggles and Rx/prescription eyewear solutions by applying advanced science, cutting-edge technology and innovative aesthetics.  Designed and crafted in Italy since 1985, Rudy Project has grown quickly as a premier brand throughout North America.  Rudy helmets were recognized as the #1 most worn aero / time-trial brand at the IRONMAN® World Championships Presented by GoPro™ in Kona, Hawaii for the last four consecutive years, and have been designated the Official Helmet of IRONMAN® for North America.  Rudy Project offers unparalleled customer service backed by a Lifetime Replacement Lens Guarantee and an industry-leading three-year frame warranty.


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