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Sandra Walter Second at Canadian CX Championships!

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Sandra Walter Second at Canadian CX Championships!

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Battling tough conditions and dwindling light late on Saturday, November 26, Liv Racing Collective athlete Sandra Walter rode to a stellar second place finish at the Canadian Cyclocross National Championship race in Victoria, British Columbia. The 2022 Canadian Cyclocross Championships were the first since 2019 due to Covid restrictions, meaning many young, talented riders were making their first appearance in the elite race. Although Walter’s focus is World Cup cross country mountain bike racing, CX is a discipline she enjoys for the pure fun of it. And national championships is a race Walter is always excited...

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The Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift returns in 2023, with Liv as premier sponsor!

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The Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift returns in 2023, with Liv as premier sponsor!

Friday, November 4, 2022 Liv will return in 2023 as premier sponsor of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift and sponsor of the White Jersey for Best Young Rider classification. The A.S.O. announced the new course this past week as the groundbreaking race continues to make history in its second year. The Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift marked a milestone in 2022 as the first edition of the world's most prestigious event in women's professional road cycling. Resuming the momentum of last year, Liv will return as the premier partner of the eight-day race and sponsor of the...

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VROUWENVELDER, CARLSON WIN NATIONAL TITLES FOR GIANT!

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VROUWENVELDER, CARLSON WIN NATIONAL TITLES FOR GIANT!

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022 The Giant Factory Off-Road Team closed out the 2022 season with two more national championships, collecting big wins in the U.S. and Australia. American Luke Vrouwenvelder won the elite men’s title at the USA Cycling Marathon MTB National Championships, and Josh Carlson defended his title at the E-Enduro National Championship race in Australia. In another dominating performance for the team at the U.S. Marathon MTB Nationals, Vrouwenvelder and Stephan Davoust took the top two spots in the men’s race, finishing first and second respectively at the 39.2-mile race in Frederick, Maryland. Vrouwenvelder won with a flawless performance...

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Lisa Tertsch Wins European Triathlon Cup Alanya!

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Lisa Tertsch Wins European Triathlon Cup Alanya!

Thursday, October 20, 2022 The final European Triathlon Cup of the year took place over the weekend in Alanya, Turkey. Liv Racing Collective athlete Lisa Tertsch crossed the finish line first for the elite women in the sprint triathlon. Conditions on race day were rainy and cold, but Tertsch emerged out of the choppy waters on the 750m swim in second place. She maintained her position on the 20km bike leg, sticking with the front pack aboard her Langma. Tertsch made her move on the run, posting the fastest 5km split and securing the overall victory. “I pushed hard and was...

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IDEN WINS IRONMAN KONA, SMASHES COURSE RECORD!

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IDEN WINS IRONMAN KONA, SMASHES COURSE RECORD!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2022 Giant-sponsored triathlete Gustav Iden turned in a historic performance at the 2022 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, winning the race in his first-ever attempt. Iden conquered Kona with a stunning time of 7:40:24, shattering German Jan Frodeno’s course record of 7:51:13 by more than 10 minutes. The 26-year-old Norwegian also set a new course record for the marathon, finishing the 26.2-mile run in 2:36:15, becoming the first man ever to average a sub-six-minute-mile pace. Iden’s training partner and fellow Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt—who came into the race as the defending Ironman World Champion—joined him on the podium,...

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