As the Challenge Family portfolio of long distance triathlons continues to expand, the team delivering these world-class events increases.
Challenge Family today is pleased to announce the appointment Belinda Granger to the global team. Belinda will take on the recently created role as Pro Athlete Liaison and comes equipped with all the skills required to support the professional athletes across a number of platforms.
Belinda is one of the sport's most admired people on and off the race course and brings a wealth of knowledge about the industry and from a professional athlete's stand point.
"We are delighted to welcome Belinda to the team, she is a true champion in so many respects and will be a real asset to our team. Her core values reflect the Challenge Family's focus on athletes and its commitment to being the authentic, quality triathlon brand," said CEO Zibi Szlufcik.
"Anyone who knows Belinda will know her passion and energy for the sport and generosity in offering genuine help to professionals, age group athletes along with race directors and sponsors. This dedication has seen her endowed as a global ambassador for triathlon during her two decades of racing and remains one of the most popular athletes on the circuit."
This will be one the assets she brings to her new role – working with athletes in their race planning while ensuring the needs of each race are met and implementing a number of projects ensuring best practices are met.
"I am beyond excited about my new appointment as pro liaison for Challenge Family. I have had mixed emotions about retiring from professional racing but this new position makes it so much easier. In my eyes it is a dream role and one I know I can excel at. Having been a professional athlete for the past 15 years I have a great understanding of an athlete's needs. I have also been an avid supporter of the Challenge Series throughout my career and have always loved the support they give to all professional athletes. I cannot wait to get started," said Belinda.
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