The road to the Super League Triathlon (SLT) Championship Series 2018/19 kicks off this June with a series of qualifier races in Poznan, Poland, and Penticton, Canada. Pro triathletes have the chance to fight for a spot in the global Championship Series, where the top 50 male and female triathletes will race, and ‘all will find out who is the most dynamic and versatile triathlete of all’.
There will be a total of three qualifier events. A total of six ‘Golden Tickets’ granting direct access into the League’s Championship Series is set to be awarded in the City of Poznan, Poland, during a weekend of racing between 29 June and 1 July 2018. Another four male and four female triathletes will gain entry into the Championship Series through Penticton, Canada, from 17-19 August 2018.
Registration for entry into these qualifier events are now open. The third destination will be announced in the coming months.
The road to the SLT Championship Series offers a total of 20 Golden Tickets up for grabs. Each Golden Ticket will grant one triathlete entry into the Championship Series, and will be clinched by the overall top-ranking performers in the qualifier events. Pros from all over the world will compete in the qualifier races ‘with clear access and an equal chance to be crowned the next SLT Champion’.
Chris McCormack, Executive Director and co-founder of Super League Triathlon, said, “Part of SLT’s DNA is giving every athlete a clear shot at the league, and providing a direct path to becoming the next SLT Champion. As the sport’s leading professional closed league, all our athletes have the opportunity to gain entry into the world’s richest, most televised triathlon series. I will be in Poznan and Penticton and look forward to welcoming the next generation of sport stars to SLT.”
In addition, mass participation races are available for registration in both cities, with a range of age-group categories to choose from, and positioned as being perfect for any aspiring athlete.
Super League Triathlon co-founder Leonid Boguslavsky, said “As an entrepreneur and passionate triathlete, my vision is to invest in innovation and the young talents of the future – giving them the best platform to grow and excel. ‘The Road to Super League Triathlon’ aligns with my beliefs and it will provide opportunities for aspiring triathletes to pursue their dreams.”
Super League Triathlon is a spectator-friendly race series which strives to give triathlon fans an action-packed and up-close experience. Fans can follow the many of best triathletes in the world from start to finish, as the series travels to some of the world’s most spectacular racing destinations throughout the eight-month race season. SLT races are focused on attracting a new generation of audiences with the aim of fostering and inspiring future champions and promoting a healthy lifestyle for the wider community.
“SLT is here to engage and inspire a wider audience to be a part of this fantastic sport,” added SLT’s CEO and co-founder, Michael D’hulst. “With ‘The Road to Super League Triathlon’ we tell the stories of emerging champions leveraging our unprecedented commitment to entertainment and innovation, bringing commercial and global relevance to the next generation of sport stars and paving the way for future heroes.”