The MaccaX Nevis Triathlon heralds the return of Chris 'Macca' McCormack to its shores, the events exciting new long and Sprint distance format will challenge all levels of participants. Come and join the fun at one of the Caribbeans top Triathlon destinations.
Chris McCormack, ?Macca?, thinks the Caribbean island of Nevis is magic: ?I am looking forward to returning to Nevis to race again, the island is magic, and the course presents a unique challenge in an amazing environment. I have raced in some incredible places in my life, but Nevis is seriously spectacular. It is such a beautiful, energetic and ?community feel? race in paradise, and I am so happy that Triathlon has returned to the West Indies.?The Nevis Triathlon event organiser, Winston Crooke ? says: ?Having Chris on board with us is a huge bonus for the Nevis Triathlon. We have been making steady progress over the last twelve years and now ?Macca? and his team will take us to the next level. It will truly be an event not to be missed.?Facts about the Nevis International TriathlonThe Nevis Triathlon has been recognised internationally by international triathlon publications for its quality ? Triathlete Magazine (2008) listed it as one of its ?Top 5 must?do races?, Triathlete Europe (2011) named it amongst its list of ?Top 20 must-do races?, and also in 2011 L?Equipe Magazine listed the island of Nevis as one of its three most exotic triathlon locations.Facts about Chris McCormack (?Macca?)The Australian triathlete, Chris McCormack, began competing on international-distance courses in 1996, winning the 1997 Triathlon World Championship and the 1997 ITU World Cup Series. To date no-one else has won both titles in a single year. ESPN named him the ?World?s Fittest Man? and Forbes Magazine the ?World?s Greatest Athlete?.Chris McCormack is a very strong triathlete ? he?s won over 200 triathlons over the course of his career and has been four-time World Champion Triathlete, two-time Ironman World Champion, ITU Long Course World Champion and ITU Short Course World Champion, fourteen-time Ironman Champion, and eight-time World Cup Champion. Quite an impressive list of triumphs! Facts about the Macca X Nevis Triathlon ? Saturday 16 November 2013 The 2013 Macca X Nevis Triathlon will take place on the Caribbean island of Nevis on Saturday 16 November 2013. It will include a long distance race involving a 1.5 k swim, a 60 k bike and a 10 k run, plus a standard sprint distance (750m/20k/5k). This three-day triathlon festival will kick off with a swim event and a 5 k charity run.