For Immediate Release
April 15, 2011
Nautica South Beach Triathlon Post Media Alert
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Nautica South Beach Triathlon Triumps Over Miami Beach for the 4th Year in a Row
Celebrities, athletes and locals helped raise over $275,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
WHO: Over 3,000 fit and ruthless celebrities, athletes, corporate teams, paratriathletes and professional triathletes competed side-by-side on the shores of Miami Beach for the 4th annual Nautica South Beach Triathlon, raising over $275,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. Jimi Jamison, former lead singer of 80’s rock band Survivor kicked off the competition by singing the National Anthem as well as his hit, motivational song “Eye of the Tiger.”
First place winner in the Men’s Professional Division was Cameron Dye (01:49:22), followed by Andy Potts (01:49:38), just seconds behind for the second-place finish, and Filip Ospaly (01:50:03) who placed third overall. First place in the Women’s Division went to Sarah Haskins (01:58:57) with a close second-place finish for Nicole Kelleher (02:02:35), followed by Rebeccah Wassner (02:03:15) who ranked third overall.
Additional notable competitors included “The Locator” actor Geoff Stults (00:16:15), Carolina Panther’s running back (and first-time biker) DeAngelo Williams (01:07:45) and five-time Winter X Games gold medalist Sarah Burke (00:37:17), all who competed together on a co-ed relay team (02:04:08) alongside “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor Greg Ellis (02:29:16) ,"Traffic Light" and "The Office" actor David Denman (02:45:05), local WSVN FOX 7 news anchor Reed Cowan (02:28:01), who placed first in the Male Celebrity Division of the Classic Distance Race, and NBC “The Biggest Loser’s” Ali Vincent (02:20:04), who placed first in the Female Celebrity Division of the Classic Distance Race.
For the first time ever, the 2011 Nautica South Beach Triathlon was the first leg of The Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup, an internationally-renowned series for both professional and amateur athletes that is made up of seven of the most prominent international-distance triathlon events in the United States. The competitive series, currently led by Cameron Dye, concludes on October 2nd in Dallas, Texas.
WHAT: At 6:55 a.m., the International Distance Race kicked off with an invigorating 1.5K ocean swim, a 40k bike over Miami Beach’s causeways, and concluded with a 10K run alongside Miami Beach’s famous Art Deco District. At 7:40 a.m. participants in the Classic Distance Race hit the beach for a half-mile ocean swim, 19-mile bike and four-mile run. Both races made their grand finish on the sizzling sands of South Beach. Hundreds of cheering spectators came out to support the competitors and enjoy the interactive expo tents and witness the Nautica Kid’s Run and Tot Trot races. For more information and race results, please visit www.nauticasobetri.com.
WHEN: Sunday, April 10, 2011
WHERE: 5th Street and Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
CONTACT: Jana Epstein/Sheena Morales JEpstein@hs-pr.com/SMorales@hs-pr.com
Harrison & Shriftman Ph: 305.534.0008
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