Unless you lost your internet connection, you surely heard about the Challenge Daytona Triathlon and its 100 km PTO Championship event.
While covered by nearly every triathlon media outlet in the world, it was cool to see mainstream sports publications give it prominent attention, too.
The accolades were well-deserved. In addition to its $1.15 million prize purse, the pro racing was some of the most exciting and compelling that the sport has ever witnessed. If you missed the live webcast, you watch the replays here.
Should IRONMAN be worried? Probably not. At least for now, nothing beats the finish line on Ali’i Drive. But it’s refreshing — for athletes and fans — to have more event options and race distances to choose from.
Challenge Daytona was no flash in the pan. The PTO will host its inaugural Collins Cup competition on May 22, 2021 in Samorin, Slovakia with $2 million in prize money. Stay tuned…