TriDot and IRONMAN Join Forces to Provide Athletes an Unparalleled Training Experience
December 6, 2023
– Partnership provides coaches and athletes with the important tools and resources to prepare for successful race day
– TriDot becomes the Official Training Platform and Swim Training Program of IRONMAN
TAMPA, FL / DALLAS, TX (Dec. 6, 2023)/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – IRONMAN and TriDot collectively announced today a multi-year partnership that makes TriDot the Official Training Platform of IRONMAN® and begins an extensive collaboration to deliver the ultimate training and racing experience for athletes.
TriDot is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) training platform for coaches and athletes powered by its augmented intelligence engine that delivers better results in less time with fewer injuries. Leveraging more than two decades of ongoing research, TriDot’s patents-pending technology uses athlete biometrics, training data, and coach inputs along with its own proprietary dataset, artificial intelligence, and other advanced analytics to optimize training for each individual athlete.
“Our team couldn’t be more excited to partner with IRONMAN to put the latest in training technology and resources in the hands of coaches and athletes and work together, all of us, to continue making it even better,” says Jeff Booher, CEO of Predictive Fitness, developer of TriDot. “Regardless of performance ability, time available to train, or anything else, TriDot helps each athlete to do the right training right. Putting them in the best position for success on race day and beyond.”
“We are continuously looking into new ways to enhance our athlete’s journey and training experience, and we are excited to find a partner in TriDot who is a proven industry leader in training technology that benefits both coaches and athletes,” said Andrew Messick, President and CEO for The IRONMAN Group. “Through the tools and resources available, this partnership will help allow our athletes take the guess work out of race preparation so that they can have the successful and rewarding race day they deserve.”
TriDot also provides extensive ongoing support to its global coach community which includes IRONMAN legends like Mark Allen (6x IRONMAN World Champion), Michellie Jones (IRONMAN World Champion & Olympic Silver Medalist), and Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae (3x IRONMAN World Champion).
“I’m so excited about this partnership. With TriDot, my athletes are consistently getting fitter and faster. I wouldn’t coach without it,” says Mirinda Carfrae. Mark Allen adds, “On the surface TriDot looks simple. Underneath that hood is the best training you’ll find in triathlon. Ever. Anywhere.”
With this partnership, TriDot Pool School (TPS) also becomes the Official Swim Training Program of IRONMAN. TPS is a simple yet highly effective program for people who want to develop or improve their freestyle swim form delivering an average improvement of more than 12.5%. It uses a hybrid instructional approach consisting of a multi-week period of dryland drills, done at home guided by video instruction, and an in-person weekend workshop in the pool with a 1:4 coach-to-athlete ratio. TPS is available across the US and is rapidly expanding worldwide. To learn more about TPS visit, https://tridot.com/tridot-pool-school/.
The Global IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series is the world’s premier full-distance and half-distance triathlon series consisting of over 150 qualifying races in 50+ countries, regions, and territories across the world. Since its debut in 1978, IRONMAN events have come to represent the ultimate test of body, mind, and spirit for both professional and amateur athletes. IRONMAN triathlons offer athletes the opportunity to push beyond their perceived limits by swimming 2.4 miles (3.8km), biking 112 miles (180km), and running 26.2 miles (42.2km) in route to completing one of the world’s most challenging single-day endurance races and earning the coveted title of IRONMAN finisher. Similar to the IRONMAN triathlons, IRONMAN 70.3 triathlons maintain the structure and format of the original triathlon series but consist of a 1.2-mile (1.9km) swim, a 56-mile (90km) bike, and a 13.1-mile (21.1km) run, offering athletes of all backgrounds and abilities a consistent and first-class race experience at a variety of unique and beautiful venues around the world.
TriDot is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology and performance science division of Predictive Fitness, Inc. that provides Optimized Triathlon Training® for triathletes. Leveraging almost two decades of ongoing research, TriDot’s patents-pending technology uses athlete biometrics, training data, and coach inputs along with its own proprietary dataset, artificial intelligence engine, and other advanced analytics to optimize training for each individual athlete. TriDot is the Official Training Platform of IRONMAN and the platform of choice for elite coaches like Mark Allen, Michellie Jones, Timothy O’Donnell and Mirinda Carfrae. TriDot handles the analytics and training program design, giving coaches more time to work with their athletes. It produces substantially greater results in up to 30% less training time. www.TriDot.com
About Predictive Fitness
Predictive Fitness leverages its comprehensive dataset and nSight™ Intelligence Engine to power applications that optimize health, fitness, and performance. It employs its proprietary normalizing technologies, artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, and other patent-pending technologies to create solutions for endurance athletes, general fitness, health-conscious individuals as well as military, employer, insurance, healthcare, and wellness stakeholders. Predictive Fitness harnesses data to help people live healthier, longer, and happier lives. www.Predictive.fit
About The IRONMAN Group
The IRONMAN Group 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® Running Series, IRONKIDS®, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®, UTMB® World Series trail-running events including the Canyons Endurance Runs™ by UTMB®, Tarawera™ Ultra by UTMB® and Ultra-Trail Australia™ by UTMB®, Epic Series™ mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events including Haute Route®, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of mass participation sports in the world and provides more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. Catering to the full athlete experience, the company portfolio also includes FulGaz® virtual cycling, the most realistic indoor riding experience connected fitness application aimed at preparing athletes for real-world events. Since the inception of the iconic IRONMAN® brand and its first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Beginning as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to become a global sensation with hundreds of events across 55+ countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a private, family-owned business, and Orkila Capital, a growth equity firm focused on building great brands. For more information, visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.
Advance is a private, family-held business that owns and invests in companies across media, entertainment, technology, communications, education and other promising growth sectors. Our mission is to build the value of our companies over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation. Advance’s portfolio includes Condé Nast, Advance Local, Stage Entertainment, The IRONMAN Group, American City Business Journals, Leaders Group, Turnitin, and Pop. Together these operating companies employ more than 17,000 people in 29 countries. Advance is also among the largest shareholders in Charter Communications, Warner Bros. Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.