DELRAY BEACH, FL – July 18, 2017 – With her win this past weekend at the New York City Triathlon, Lauren Goss confirms her position as a top U.S. female non-drafting Olympic distance triathlete. This year, she won three of the most notable Olympic distance races in the US: St. Anthony’s Triathlon (April 30), Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon (June 11), and the New York City Triathlon (July 16).
Goss has six podium finishes this year at six races. In addition to her Olympic distance victories, she was 2nd at IRONMAN 70.3 Costa Rica (June 18) and came 3rd at both IRONMAN 70.3 Victoria (June 4) and at IRONMAN 70.3 Monterrey (May 14). Throughout her seven years of racing as a professional, she has reached the podium an astounding 51 times at distances from sprint to 70.3.
Of her season, Goss remarked, “I have always enjoyed the speed and intensity of non-drafting Olympic distance racing. To do what I love, and to have won these three iconic events in one year feels amazing.”
Future races for Goss this season include the Des Moines Escape Tri (September 3), Beijing International Tri (September 10), Lake Geneva Escape Tri (September 23), New Orleans Escape Tri (October 22), IRONMAN 70.3 New Orleans (October 22), and IRONMAN 70.3 Cartagena (December 3).
Goss is sponsored by Trek, Bontrager, HOKA One One, TYR, Beet Performer, MgSport, Naturally More, and Smith. New sponsors and supporters for the 2017 race year include Naturally More (nut butters), Garden of Life, Gebhardt Volkswagen, and Blueprint for Athletes.
About Lauren Goss
Lauren Goss grew up as a swimmer. She attended Clemson University (BS in Biological Sciences, 2010), and during that time did her first triathlon in July of 2009 in Charleston, South Carolina. Less than a year later, she earned her pro license in March of 2010 at the Collegiate National Championships and was named the 2010 Under-23 Athlete of the Year by USA Triathlon. She immediately began earning wins at races from sprint distance through 70.3. Goss is sponsored by Trek, Bontrager, HOKA One One, TYR, Beet Performer, MgSport, Naturally More, and Smith. Her supporters include First Endurance, NormaTec, Garden of Life, Udi’s Gluten Free, Gebhardt Volkswagen, ISM, Blueprint for Athletes, and Contempo Nail Salon. For sponsorship opportunities with Lauren contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about Lauren at laurengoss.com, her Facebook page, on Twitter at @lauren_goss, or Instagram at LaurenGoss.
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