Zoot Sports Adds Rising Triathlon Star Sophie Watts to their Ohana

July 1, 2021

July 1st, 2016; Carlsbad, CA – Zoot Sports, the industry leader in triathlon apparel, is proud to welcome triathlete Sophie Watts, into its Elite roster of professional Triathletes. The multi-year partnership will have Watts training and racing in Zoot Apparel, Wetsuits and Swimskins.

Representing the U.S.A, 27-year old Sophie Watts exploded on the long course triathlon with a 3rd place finish at her 70.3 debut at Ironman 70.3 Texas followed up by a top 10 finish at the 70.3 North American Championships in St. George, UT in May. As a student-athlete while attending Stanford University, Watts competed in cross country and track as a Cardinal.  Watts transitioned to ITU-style racing for Team USA before making the jump to long course racing.

“We are thrilled that Sophie has joined the Zoot Family!  She is a role model who is passionate about life and the sport of triathlon.” said Shawn O’Shea, President, Zoot Sports.

“I am excited and honored to officially be a member of Zoot Sports. Not only is Zoot a global leader in performance apparel, wetsuits, footwear and accessories, but a company that deeply and personally invests in each Zoot athlete. Zoot’s “Ohana” mission to create a supportive, inclusive and passionate triathlon community is one I share. I could not be more excited to enjoy the journey, grow and achieve as an athlete and person with the support of the Zoot family.”

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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.