and Quintana Roo Sponsor Matt Hanson Coaching

December 8th, 2015

Both companies are excited about the extended sponsorship opportunity for sponsored athlete, Matt Hanson

Tucson, AZ December 8, 2015: and Quintana Roo (QR) are excited to announce the new sponsorship of Matt Hanson Coaching. Matt Hanson is a 2015 sponsored athlete of QR and Matt has proven himself on and off the triathlon course, demonstrating his commitment to the sport as an athlete, ambassador, researcher, and now coach. Both companies are thrilled to extend this sponsorship opportunity to Matt Hanson Coaching, as Matt embodies the and QR ethos through his athletic performances and in his coaching objectives. As an athlete, Matt came out of the starting blocks strong and didn’t set just one, but three course run records in his first year competing as a professional. He went on to win the 2014 IRONMAN Chattanooga and 2015 IRONMAN Texas, where he set the overall course record and was crowned North American Champion.

Seton Claggett, CEO, said, “This sponsorship has developed out of the systemic alignment in our values and beliefs as a company. Matt has extensive first-hand knowledge of the sport from the competitor perspective, as well as a fundamental coaching philosophy and vast education that will allow athletes to reach their peak performance through research-backed training principles. We’re thrilled to sponsor Matt Hanson Coaching and support his contributions to the industry and the athletes, as he helps us promote the mission: to live a sustainable and active triathlon lifestyle!”

In sponsoring Matt Hanson Coaching, the athletes Matt trains will receive exclusive benefits, such as discount programs for the 2016 QR models through, as well as special pricing on purchases*. “I am thrilled with the partnership of Matt Hanson Coaching with and Quintana Roo. The support that they give me as an athlete is unmatched. I am excited that the team members will also be able to be supported by these two amazing companies,” explained Matt.

Matt understands a solid training foundation is essential; however, the best and most functional equipment also plays a significant role in an athlete’s success, which is why Matt selected and QR as his sponsors. He believes in QR’s craftsmanship and’s commitment to provide athletes with the best quality products. Matt Hanson Coaching is dedicated to helping athletes reach their full potential, the belief that QR and also share. Matt Hanson Coaching joins the prestigious list of and QR sponsored athletes, clubs, races, and coaches.

To find our more about the coaching services offered, visit For more information about, please visit To learn more about QR, please visit

*Excludes items that cannot be discounted, read the policies at,


About is the premiere triathlon, swim, bike, and run retailer. The company began out of the home of Seton and Debbie Claggett in April 2000. Fifteen years and two moves later, occupies 32,000 square feet of retail, warehouse, and office space. is dedicated to the growth of triathlon through its partnerships with races, clubs, teams, and athletes. The company is devoted to the industry’s development through participation as a founding member of Triathlon Business International. The company is committed to maintaining an environmentally-friendly business and is actively involved in the local Arizona community. has been recognized nationally and internationally for its continued excellence as a retailer, employer, and sustainable business.

 About American Bicycle Group

American Bicycle Group, owner of iconic brands, Litespeed (established in 1986) and Quintana Roo (established in 1987) operates and manufactures out of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Litespeed is best known for its legendary titanium fabrication for road, mountain and adventure bikes as well as a full line of high performance carbon road bikes. Litespeed has also partnered with Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), including the fabrication of the framework that supports the combined wheels for the Mars Land Rover, Curiosity. Quintana Roo, the original triathlon-specific brand offers a full array of triathlon bikes from beginner to professional. Quintana Roo remains the only company in the world entirely devoted to triathlon by focusing solely on creating the best fitting and most aerodynamic bikes in existence. Media Contact:

Stefanie Peterson

Communications Manager

4495 South Coach Drive

Tucson, AZ 85714

Phone: (520) 884-8744 x 17

American Bicycle Group Media Contact:

Bryanna Hurley

Marketing Coordinator

PO Box 22666

Chattanooga, TN 37422

Phone: (423) 591-8770 and Quintana Roo Sponsor Matt Hanson Coaching

Contact Info

Debbie Claggett

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