Mark Allen, the 6-time IRONMAN Triathlon World Champion and ‘The Greatest Endurance Athlete of All Time’ according to ESPN, has teamed up with Final Surge, the ‘Best Online Training Log’ according to Triathlete magazine’s June 2018 issue, to produce a special edition ‘Mark Allen Coaching’ branded training program for triathlon. Allen will also serve as a spokesperson and advisor for Final Surge triathlon projects.
Final Surge is a training and coaching platform that ‘empowers athletes and coaches to reach new levels of fitness and performance’. The team notes that it has all of the features any endurance athlete needs to track and analyze their training, from communicating with coaches and planning future workouts to importing workout and GPS data from some of the most widely used fitness devices. Final Surge has free full-featured premium versions for both desktop and mobile applications on IoS and Android platforms with ‘no paid upgrades necessary’.
“Mark Allen’s accomplishments as an endurance athlete are legendary, but we were even more blown away with his depth of knowledge, experience, and innovations in coaching,” said Bob Butler, IRONMAN Certified Coach and COO of Final Surge. “Having Mark Allen on the team represents an extraordinary opportunity for us to use his unparalleled athletic experience and coaching insights to build on our recent honour as ‘Best Online Training Log’.”
Mark Allen added, “When the opportunity arose to work with Final Surge I recognized that the technology created by their team had finally reached a level of sophistication and ease of use that would be a perfect match for my coaching theories.”
He continued, “Final Surge has developed the best mobile applications for online coaches in all endurance sports, and I am proud to be a part of their team as they continue to innovate and grow.”