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  • 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 »