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Cool Breeze Multi Sport Racing Team

The Cool Breeze Racing team is open to multi sport athletes with a minimum of two years training or racing experience.  Applicants are chosen based on their character, sportsmanship and commitment to high level training.  Although we are social, the Cool Breeze Race Team is at core, a training team comprised of dedicated amateur athletes with definite performance goals.  Although we do not require team members to compete at any set distance, we do ask them to race a minimum of 5 times per year and we hope to help them achieve podium spots.  

 

Team Philosophy:  Although we recognize that triathlon is an individual sport, we know that we are stronger and faster when we train together.  To that end, we encourage all race team members to join a group training session at least once a week, and, when possible to sign up for races together so we are on similar training plans.

 

Key Events for the 2011 Season:  While these Events are not required of team members, we encourage folks to consider putting at least 2 of these on their training/racing calendar.

 

RRRC Polar Bear Ride – January

Myrtle Beach Endurance Festival – February

Team Training Weekend – Early Spring

St. Anthony’s Triathlon – April

White Lake Half Ironman – May

Blood Sweat and Gears Half or Full Century Bike Ride – June

Lake Norman Excursion 5k and Charity Bike Ride - July

Team Time Trial at Lowes Motor Speedway – August

Bridge to Bridge Bike Ride – September

Pinehurst Olympic – October

Beach to Battleship Half or Full Ironman – November

Thunder Road Half or Full Marathon - December

 

 

Racing Team Membership:  All new members  must meet the following requirements.

 

  • 2 Years of Multi Sport Experience (submission of an athletic resume required)
  • Nomination by a Member of the Cool Breeze Racing Team
  • Payment of Annual Fee: $150.00 the first year, $100 the second year, $75 each subsequent year.
  • Commit to a minimum of 5 races per year
  • Volunteer at a minimum of 2 Cool Breeze events each year

 

Elite Team Membership:  The Elite Team is limited to 10 members whose racing history and participation in high profile events places them in a separate category.  The following criteria are taken into consideration when choosing elite team members:

  • Ironman, and 70.3 racing history
  • Top 10 Category finish in any USAT National Event
  • Top 3 category finish in the Time Trial Series at Lowes Motor Speedway
  • Qualification for any USAT World Championship Event
  • Top 3 Category Finishes in IOSTS races

 

 

Elite Team  Members are not required to pay the annual fee, however they are required volunteer at a minimum of 6 events per year, and participates in a minimum of 4 events  from the key events list.

 

Member Benefits Available to all Race Team Members: 

  • Priority Registration and discounted rates  in all classes, rides, events at Cool Breeze Coaching
  • 10% off all clothing, parts, accessories, and components (excludes sales items).
  • 20% off all service labor charges,
  • Opportunity to use Race Day Wheels from our (growing) demo fleet. We currently have one set of power tapped Edge Race Wheels, we will be adding a disk and a set of 808s for next year.  
  • Metabolic Testing for $75  (regular testing $150)
  • One Free Race Day Jersey, all subsequent racing jerseys can be purchased at cost to race team members in one, annual uniform order.
  • New for 2011! Access to basic online training plans for Marathon, Half Marathon, Olympic and Half Ironman Distance Events using Training Peaks.  

 

2009 Race Results

2010 Race Results

Upcoming Races

2011 Race Team Roster