Long-Distance Triathlon Phenom, Sam Long, Joins Zoot Sports Elite Roster

January 3, 2022

Carlsbad, CA /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Zoot Sports, the industry leader in triathlon apparel, is proud to welcome triathlete, Sam Long, to its lite roster of triathletes. Touted as the triathlete “leading the next generation of long-course Pros,” this multi-year deal will allow Long to train and race on the world stage in Zoot apparel.

Sam Long, the 26-year-old Colorado native, shows a bright future for American long-distance triathlon glory.  He is currently the 70.3 World Champion runner-up, 2x Ironman winner, and 5x 70.3 winner.  With goals to win the Ironman World Championship in Kona, HI, Sam is a perfect fit for Zoot Sports which was founded in Kona in 1983.  Sam’s dedication to the sport of triathlon and his infectious enthusiasm aligns seamlessly with Zoot, The Original Triathlon Brand.

“When the opportunity presented itself to partner with Zoot, I jumped out of my chair in excitement. Zoot is the perfect partner for me; a historical beginning in triathlon, fun roots, and high performance. All centered in the USA. I am excited to partner with Zoot as we pursue the highest accolades in the sport while having fun and showcasing my personality through character-inspired kits. Joining forces with Zoot is the right move for me. Zoot and I both share the passion and commitment to bring the glory of triathlon back home to where it started–the USA! Zoot is leaving no stone unturned to make me the fastest and most comfortable speed suit possible. I, also, must add it will have the best design because we all know looking good is worth “Free Speed.” Zoot is coming on as a full partner in innovation to maximize my performance and give me the support I need to pursue the highest level of racing. Yo Yo Yo!” – Sam Long

Shawn O’Shea, President of Zoot Sports said, “We take great pride in our product and are honored Sam has chosen Zoot to optimize his performance. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Sam to Team Zoot officially.  Sam’s incredible talent, passion, and a fun personality are the perfect match for Zoot.”

For more information on Zoot Sports, visit zootsports.com. For more information on Sam Long, visit samgolong.com


Founded in Kona, Hawaii, in 1983, Zoot Sports specializes in triathlon training and race day apparel. Zoot has grown to be a global premier endurance sports brand, distributed worldwide and is the creator of the first triathlon-specific footwear line. Zoot continues to draw on its history in the sport and its athletes to deliver the most comprehensive, technologically-advanced, and complete multisport product line in the world. Visit Zoot online at zootsports.com.