Challenge Taiwan: Full distance confirmed today to October 24th at Press Conference

The professional field at CHALLENGE TAIWAN gathered together in Taitung today to share their thoughts, expectations and hopes for their race tomorrow. The event will be on the half distance (1.9k swim/90k bike/21k run).

Press Conference was hosted by Australian pro triathlete Ben Hammond, who is injured and now be relegated to commentating duties along with supporting fiancé Brooke Langereis in her first professional long distance race.

Challenge Taiwan- Full distance date

Justin Huang, Taitung County Governor today announced the date for Challenge Taiwan full distance date will be 24 October 2015 and has his full support.

Challenge Family Age Group Championship

The event has also been announced as the Challenge Family Asian Age Group Championships, a concept welcomed by CHALLENGE TAIWAN Race Director Michael Dhulst.

press conference taitung

The Pro race – expectations: 

Dylan McNiece

Dylan McNiece: “Its great to be here with my friend Terenzo Bozzone, but the story is different once the gun goes”


Terenzo Bozzone

Terenzo Bozzone: “Dy;and is a very talented athlete, hard to beat and always a tough competitor”


Brooke Langereis

Brooke Langereis: “I’m very excited to race my first half distance and I’m glad I chose Taiwan for this debut”


Monica Torres

Monica Torres: “Bring it on girls – I’m ready to race!” She is looking forward to racing in cooler weather than the Philippines and very happy to be acknowledged as the only Pro female Asian triathlete racing tomorrow


Join CHALLENGE TAIWAN from 7:00am for live tracking: www.racemyrace.com/challenge-taiwan. The pro’s start at 7:00- it is going to be an exciting day!

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