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Team Freespeed

Triathlon

What year was the team founded? 
2010 

Where does the team call home? 
All over the UK plus athletes from Australia and Switzerland.

How many members? 
12

What's your team's focus? 
Long distance triathlon with a particular focus on racing in Kona and being the last athletes standing at the Clif Bar party.

What is the strangest thing that has happened to (or within) your team? 
At least 4 current top professionals have applied to join our team (and failed to make the cut).

Does the team have a claim to fame? 
In 2013 Catherine Faux posted the fastest time ever for an amateur female in Kona, 9 hrs 15 mins.

Any notable recent results? 
In 2015 Charlie Pennington finished 2nd in his age group in Kona, by 6 seconds. In 2017, Alison Rowatt became World Champion in the 35-39 age group in Kona.

Anything else we should know about the team? 
We have been secretly smuggling suitcases full of the Nut Butter Filled Bars into the UK and are raising team funds for 2018 by selling them on the black market.