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Orbea And Orca Announce Pro Team

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Jan 17, 2013
Photo: Eddie Silvers/Endurapix

Orbea and Orca have announced a collaboration to put together a new triathlon team. The Orbea-Orca Triathlon Team project will support professional athletes as well as a team of age group athletes.

Athletes racing in the Orbea–Orca Triathlon Team

  • Pro Athletes: Andrew Starykowicz (US), Manny Huerta (US), Matt Sharp (UK), Courtney Atkinson (AUS), Ariane Monticeli (BRA), Asa Lundström (SWE), Jenny Schulz (GER), Michael Poole (NZ), Jeff Symonds (CAN).
  • Talented Global Athletes: Albert Moreno (SP), Sky Draper (UK), Tamara Gomez (SP), Miriam Casillas (SP), Xisca Tous (SP), Judit Saizar (SP), Melina Alonso (SP), Camila Alonso (SP), Claudia Abreu (US).

“With Orca we can guarantee to deliver the best products for triathlon, not just in the bike leg, where we were already the fastest, but in the swim and run as well,” stated Ander Olariaga, Marketing Manager from Orbea.

“This team is a long term project that should result in us being on the first row of the pro races and also closely involved in supporting talented local athletes to be globally successful athletes. We want to work to ensure that athletes grow with us,” stated Raúl Casañas, Marketing Manager for Orca and in charge of the Orbea-Orca Triathlon Team.

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