18 May 2013 – Bert Jammaer of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team has finished fifth in today’s Ironman Lanzarote, recording a time of 9:06:48. Faris Al-Sultan (UAE; 8:42:40) won the race. Miquel Blanchart (Spain; 8:52:08) and Kirill Kotsegarov (Estonia; 9:04:09) completed the podium. Kristin Möller (Germany; 9:37:34) won the women’s race. Heleen Bij [...]
A simple question: what do you when you’re tired of the cold and wet weather in Belgium during the winter months? The easy answer: go and find the sun, what else? And what do athletes do during the cold winter months? Exactly the same. There’s no better way to prepare for the upcoming season [...]
IM LANZAROTE LIVE STREAM: 18:22: Thanks for checking in with us throughout the race. Next up: Ironman 70.3 St. Pölten with Bart Aernouts and Bruno Clerbout. See you on May 26! 18:00: To end our live coverage, one last picture of Bert after the race from our friends at Sands Beach [...]
14:10: press conference of Bart with Eneko and Andreas, and the international press. “A spot between two Hawaï podium finishers feels good”, says Bart, “but they made me work hard for it. But now I don’t complain.” 12:45: Top 10 for Sofie Goos! She finishes 9th with a time of 4:37:28. 12:35: Lisa [...]
06:05 pm - 09 May 2013
Bert Jammaer Veel klagende wielrenners op Twitter. Het is blijkbaar warm in Californië . Vorige week 49 graden in Timanfaja en geen triathleten gehoord.
11 May 2013 – Bart Aernouts of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team has finished second in today’s half Ironman Mallorca. Eneko Llanos (Spain; 3:52:36) was just 18 seconds faster in a race that was both high level and thrilling. Bart’s final time: 3:52:54. 2011 IM 70.3 Mallorca champion Andreas Raelert (Germany; 3:54:43) came in [...]
4 May 2013 – Axel Zeebroek of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team has won today’s Mallorca triathlon, an Olympic Distance race. Teammate Sofie Goos finished second in the women’s race. In an impressive performance, Axel came out of the water first together with Horst Reichel. The two men were still together transitioning from bike [...]
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team blog on Triathlete Europe As a triathlete, you are never done learning. Just ask Bart Aernouts. Since 2010, Bart has made the move from duathlon to Olympic distance triathlon to Ironman racing. In this video, Bart discusses his lessons learned in transitioning to long distance tri, covering topics such as [...]
21 April 2013 – He’s still got it. Bart Aernouts of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team returned to his first love for a day and promptly took the Powerman European Championship Duathlon title today. Finishing second, Rob Woestenborghs added to the Belgian success in Horst, The Netherlands. Andreas Stutz from Switzerland came in third. [...]
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team blog on Triathlete Europe On Sunday, April 21st, Bart Aernouts of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team will compete in the European Championships duathlon. It is a one-time return to his former sport, in which he took the 2010 world title. Since then, Bart has successfully transitioned to triathlon, first in [...]
05:04 pm - 19 Apr 2013
The Bakala Academy is the dedicated partner of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team for all sports scientific support, testing and advice.
The new Air Attack is just one of the innovative Giro helmets the Uplace athletes have worn during races and training sessions. Delivering on both safety and aerodynamics, Giro helmets are an defining element of a smooth ride.
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team is selling its 2012 bikes. If you want to get your hands on one of the Ridley green machines, here is your chance! Available for sale: Ridley Dean TT bike: Dura Ace - Ridley Dean TT bike: Dura Ace DI2 - Ridley Helium race bike: Dura Ace - Ridley Noah race bike: Dura Ace - Ridley Aluminum [...]
05:04 pm - 02 Apr 2013
BEST Swim Centre
The BEST Swim Centre is the dedicated swim center of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team and the official partner for all its races in Mallorca.
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team blog on Triathlete Europe “The mechanics of the perfect bike performance have an important human component. It’s a lesson that is often lost on triathletes who spend countless hours admiring and analyzing an exquisitely crafted bike. The real beauty lies achieving that perfectly calibrated interplay between athlete and bike. In [...]
4:35pm LC/00:35 am Brussels: It’s a sixth place finish and a 09:48:20 time for Sofie at the end of a hot, tough race day. 4:20pm LC/00:20 am Brussels: Erika Csomor wins the women’ s race in 09:35:34! Ironman Los Cabos pro women top 3: 1. Erika Csomor: 09:35:34 2. Michelle Vesterby: 09:36:31 3. Lisa Ribes: [...]
March 17 2013 – Sofie Goos of the Uplace Pro Triathlon has finished sixth in today’s Ironman Los Cabos, recording a time of 9:48:20. Teammates Axel Zeebroek and Bruno Clerbout just missed the top-10. Axel (9:01:18) came in eleventh, Bruno Clerbout (9:02:50) twelfth. Timo Bracht (Germany) won the punishing race in 8:26:48. Trevor Delsaut (France; [...]
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team blog on Triathlete Europe Sofie Goos, Axel Zeebroek and Bruno Clerbout ready for IM Los Cabos - March 17 brings one of the most important race days of the year for the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team. Sofie Goos, Axel Zeebroek and Bruno Clerbout will compete in the inaugural Ironman Los Cabos [...]
2 March 2013 – Bart Aernouts of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team has finished fourth in today’s Abu Dhabi International Triathlon, one of the most prestigious long distance races. Bart finished his third full triathlon in 6:48:13. Fellow Belgian Frederik Van Lierde won the race in 6:41:01. Eneko Llanos (Spain; 6:45:02) and Tyler Butterfield [...]
15 February 2013 – Uplace Pro Triathlon Team partner Bioracer proudly presents its 2013 Uplace clothing. Together with the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team, Bioracer will take performance, function and style for triathletes to the next level. The Uplace range consists of cycling shirts, bibshorts, triathlon tops and shorts and triathlon speedsuits. The Adidas Eyewear [...]
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team blog on Triathlete Europe This week, Bart Aernouts of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team left for the Middle East to compete in one of the biggest late winter races, the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon. Even with a win in January’s Ironman 70.3 South Africa under his belt, this race presented [...]
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team blog on Triathlete Europe You should have seen the faces of the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team athletes when they received their new BMC TM01 time trial bikes. Oh, the excitement. It was like Christmas and their birthday all in one, like a shiny new toy in their hands. Bert Jammaer [...]
11:02 am - 22 Feb 2013
Bioracer race outfits
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team athletes wear Bioracer's two-piece race outfits with a top made of Coolx Max Mesh. The pants are made of Oxygène, treated hydrophobically, 40% lighter and dry faster than a sports Lycra with the same compression. Including silicone anti-slip, perforated tri shammy and pocket on the back.
With the Quadri shirt, Bioracer combines the lightness of Cool Light fabric with the durability of Airtex fabric. This mono-elastic fabric that is used has a positive effect on the perfect fit of the shirt. Finished with three rear pockets and with a long lockable zipper.
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team blog on Triathlete Europe February is like Wednesday, really. A hump month. Just when you are mentally done with winter, the weather forecast calls for snow yet again. Needless to say, winter is not a European triathlete’s friend. By the time February rolls around, the athletes of the Uplace Pro [...]
01:02 pm - 11 Feb 2013
BMW Le Couter
The Uplace Pro Triathlon Team athletes proudly drive their own personalized 1 Series provided by BMW Le Couter and BMW Financial Services. Check out the Le Couter dealerships in Tielt and Desselgem for the latest BMW models.
A good nutritional strategy and support is crucial in completing an Ironman to the best of your abilities. For the Uplace athletes, there can be no racing or training without SportsControl sports drinks and supplements.
“The first race of the year often is all or nothing.” It’s a statement you hear before the season kick-off, when uncertainty regarding conditioning abounds. How strong did I come out of the winter? How did the others? And it surfaces again after the race, when results are discussed and dissected.The Ironman 70.3 South Africa [...]
04:01 pm - 28 Jan 2013
Sands Beach Active Lanzarote
Sands Beach Active is the Lanzarote "home away from home" for the Uplace Pro Triathlon Team. When the cold winter and spring months make triathlon training difficult in Belgium, the Uplace-athletes head to Sands Beach, where they find the athletic facilities and the comfort to make a week of training hard almost a breeze.