Island House Invitational Triathlon: start list confirmed
Back in May this year we reported on the launch of a unique new two-day event, that will be held on a private island in the Bahamas this November (see the original story here).
Organised by race directors and pro triathletes Luke McKenzie and Beth Gerdes, the race promises a $500,000 prize purse, to be paid 10 deep across both men and women. The start list is invite-only and this week the final list of 10 male and 10 female athletes has been announced.
Male start list
The male field includes GBR’s Tim Don, who most recently raced at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, placing 15th. Also racing in reigning WTS champion Javier Gomez. The final list is:
In the female race, two GBR athletes are confirmed – Rachel Joyce, who placed second in Kona – and Leanda Cave, who also raced but pulled out on the bike leg. Also competing is WTS world champ Gwen Jorgensen. The final list is: