TAMPA, Fla./ATLANTA, Ga. (January 24, 2018) – IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, announced today that FinisherPix, the Official Photographer of IRONMAN® events, will assume the title sponsor position of IRONMAN® 70.3® Hawai`i, taking place on June 2, 2018 on the Kohala Coast of Hawai`i. The announcement comes following the official partnership extension with the Atlanta based photography company last October.
“This is a really special race on the IRONMAN 70.3 circuit and a photographer’s dream,” said Robbie Little, the CEO of FinisherPix. “When the Title Sponsor opportunity presented itself, it was a no-brainer. We are extremely proud of this designation and are looking forward to capturing and showcasing all that this race and Island of Hawai`i has to offer.”
FinisherPix has been the Official Photographer for IRONMAN events worldwide since 2010, providing a high-quality photo experience for thousands of athletes each year. In 2018, athletes racing FinisherPix IRONMAN 70.3 Hawai’i can expect a unique experience on parts of the iconic IRONMAN World Championship bike course and an expanded FinisherPix presence to ensure no special race moment is missed.
“IRONMAN athletes rely on FinisherPix to capture the most important moments of their race experience,” said Stuart Selig, IRONMAN Executive Vice President of Global Partnerships – North America. “The expansion of our relationship through title sponsorship at FinisherPix IRONMAN 70.3 Hawai`i illustrates their strong commitment to IRONMAN, and to providing industry leading athlete photography for our race participants.”
For more information on FinisherPix, please visit www.finisherpix.com.
More information about the 2018 FinisherPix IRONMAN 70.3 Hawai`i can be found at www.ironman.com/hawaii70.3. For more information on the IRONMAN brand and global event series, visit www.ironman.com. Media may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FinisherPix has offices in USA and Germany. Managing Director, Robbie Little, heads up global operations in the USA and business partner, Thomas Reichhold leads the technical office in Germany. The two have worked together since 2004 and been partners since 2010 when FinisherPix was formed.
A Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®, Iron Girl®, IRONKIDS®, International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series races, road cycling events including the UCI Velothon® Series, mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, premier marathons including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, and other multisport races. IRONMAN’s events, together with all other Wanda Sports Holdings events, provide more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 200 events across 50 countries. For more information, visit www.ironman.com.
About Wanda Sports Holdings
Wanda Sports Holdings is the world’s leading sports business entity, founded to capture the opportunities in the global sports industry and to contribute to the prosperous international sports landscape – in three key areas: 1) Spectator Sports (media and marketing business), 2) Participation Sports (active lifestyle business), 3) Services (digital, production and service business). Wanda Sports Holding incorporates the international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, the iconic endurance brand IRONMAN, and Wanda Sports China. The headquarters are in Guangzhou, China.
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