Zoot Sports to Provide Official Triathlon Race Suits, Performance Apparel for Age Group Team USA

January 5, 2023

USA Triathlon and Zoot Sports expand partnership.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – USA Triathlon today announced an expanded partnership with Zoot Sports. The organization’s Official Cycling Apparel Partner since 2022, Zoot Sports this year will also be USA Triathlon’s Official Age Group Triathlon Race Suit Partner and Official Age Group Triathlon Performance Apparel Partner, providing an additional suit option for age group Team USA athletes competing at world championship events.

Founded in Kona, Hawaii, in 1983 and the creator of the first triathlon-specific race suit, Zoot specializes in triathlon training and race day apparel.

This expanded partnership makes Zoot’s cutting-edge technologies available to the entire USA Triathlon community, as Zoot will provide the official triathlon race suits and triathlon performance apparel for Team USA, which is comprised of the top amateur athletes who qualify to represent the United States at the World Triathlon Age Group World Championships. Zoot will continue to provide cycling apparel for the U.S. Elite Triathlon National Team and U.S. Elite Paratriathlon National Team.

“Zoot Sports is an iconic brand in triathlon and is committed to maximizing the potential of age group athletes and support the growth of the sport,” said Victoria Brumfield, USA Triathlon CEO. “Expanding our partnership with Zoot makes sense for USA Triathlon, as our values and goals are aligned. We are confident our age group athletes will benefit greatly from Zoot’s advanced technologies and product lines.”

“We are incredibly honored to expand our partnership with the national governing body of triathlon,” said Shawn O’Shea, President of Zoot Sports. “We’ve been providing athletes with innovative training and racing apparel for 40 years. Together with USA Triathlon we are excited to grow the sport by continuing to create world-class apparel for age group triathletes, supporting triathlon clubs and teams, as well as encouraging new athletes to enter the sport as a part of a healthy lifestyle.”

Each year, more than 1,500 U.S. athletes represent Team USA at multiple World Triathlon Age Group World Championships, which bring together the best amateur multisport athletes from more than 50 countries. U.S. athletes qualify for Team USA at USA Triathlon’s various National Championships. For more information about Team USA visit usatriathlon.org/teamusa.

USA Triathlon annual members can access their exclusive Zoot partner discount for by logging into their USA Triathlon membership profile at member.usatriathlon.org.

To learn more visit zootsports.com.

About Zoot Sports 
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 racesuit. Zoot continues to draw on its history in the sport and its athletes to deliver the most comprehensive, technologically advanced, and complete multi-sport product line in the world. Visit Zoot online at zootsports.com.

About USA Triathlon
USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon, paratriathlon, and indoor and virtual multisport events in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,000 races and connects with more than 400,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work at the grassroots level with athletes, coaches, and race directors — as well as the USA Triathlon Foundation — USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including World Triathlon Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of World Triathlon and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).