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  • CHALLENGEFAMILY announces athlete line-up for THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 21.02.2018 - CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce the initial list of professional athletes who will compete at THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018. The impressive selection of athletes will take their place on the starting line in Samorin, Slovakia on June 3rd 2018. Following the nail-biting scenes witnessed in both the men’s and women’s races at MORE »
  • Athletes Young and Old Welcomed at Challenge Family’s The Championship 2018 19.12.2017 - Challenge Family’s The Championship 2018 will showcase a new experience not just for the pros - but for the entire family... CHALLENGEFAMILY’s THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 has announced that a variety of entertaining and innovative side events will be showcased at the flagship race in Samorin, Slovakia, further positioning CHALLENGEFAMILY as the MORE »
  • The Championship 2018 Confirms 20 Metre No Draft Rule 17.11.2017 - In a bid to make triathlon racing fairer for all, Challenge Family confirms a 20 metre no drafting rule will be enforced at The Championship 2018. Following confusion and growing unrest amongst the triathlon community regarding fairness at major events, CHALLENGEFAMILY have announced today that the popular 20 metre no MORE »
  • The Championship 2018 Confirms €150,000 Prize Purse 13.10.2017 - CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce that, in addition to THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 being held in the same spectacular venue x-bionic® sphere, it will offer a prize purse of €150,000. The 2017 middle-distance championship race, in which athletes from 57 countries competed, offered equal prize money for male and female athletes: 1st MORE »
  • Challenge Family signs three-year deal to keep x-bionic® sphere as host venue for The Championship 29.07.2017 - Following the unprecedented success of the inaugural THECHAMPIONSHIP 2017, CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce that the incredible x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Slovakia will be the host venue for THECHAMPIONSHIP for the next three years. CEO of CHALLENGEFAMILY, Zibi Szlufcik, commented: “Earlier this year, THECHAMPIONSHIP 2017 set a new standard in MORE »
  • Alistair Brownlee To Race Challenge Family’s Inaugural Championship Middle-Distance Event 19.05.2017 - CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce the best line-up of professionals ever in the history of middle-distance racing after confirming that Alistair Brownlee will race in THECHAMPIONSHIP 2017 on the 3rd June in Samorin, Slovakia. Alistair’s announcement follows his remarkable first middle-distance win at Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria on 22nd MORE »
  • Challenge Family Announces First-Rate Pro Athlete Start List Ahead Of The Championship 2017 17.05.2017 - CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce a premium list of professional triathlon contenders who will line up at the start of the inaugural THECHAMPIONSHIP 2017. Taking place on the 3rd June at the epic x-bionic® sphere centre in Samorin, Slovakia, the world-class team behind the event expect THECHAMPIONSHIP 2017 to set MORE »
  • 20 Meter drafting rule at The Championship 2017 31.01.2017 - CHALLENGEFAMILY will implement a 20 meter drafting rule on the bike leg at THECHAMPIONSHIP 2017 as a means to provide the fairest racing for all athletes. The 20 Meter drafting rule will apply for all professional and age group athletes. Zibi Szlufcik, CEO of CHALLENGEFAMILY, said: “The Championship is our MORE »
  • Challenge Family announces new Championship event 20.04.2016 - CHALLENGEFAMILY and x-bionic® sphere has today announced a new global half distance championship triathlon event for professional and age group triathletes. Known as ‘THECHAMPIONSHIP’, the event will take place at the incredible x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Slovakia on June 3, 2017. Jan Masek, CEO of x-bionic® sphere has promised athletes MORE »