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DEFY THE IMPOSSIBLE

 

Pho3nix SUB7 SUB8, powered by Zwift

Pushing the limits of human endurance

The Sub7 and Sub8 Projects are a unique opportunity to explore the limits of endurance, bring the sport of triathlon to the world, and inspire a new generation. Four athletes are set to race over the full distance (3.8-kilometer swim, 180-kilometer bike, 42-kilometer run) with a goal not only to go faster than anyone in history, but to break the mythical 7- and 8-hour barriers – targets long thought to be beyond the scope of human physical achievement.

DEFY THE IMPOSSIBLE

 

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Dual Olympic gold medalist Alistair Brownlee. Reining Olympic champion Kristian Blumenfelt. Three-time Ironman vice world champion Lucy Charles-Barclay. Five-time Olympian Nicola Spirig. Four athletes looking to defy the impossible. How hard is it? Well they’ll need to swim at Olympic open water medallist pace, cycle faster than the quickest Tour de France stage over 100 miles ever ridden, and then run the quickest marathon ever done in a full-distance triathlon. Impossible? Only one way to find out.
Alistair Brownlee
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Dual Olympic gold medalist Alistair Brownlee. Reining Olympic champion Kristian Blumenfelt. Three-time Ironman vice world champion Lucy Charles-Barclay. Five-time Olympian Nicola Spirig. Four athletes looking to defy the impossible. How hard is it? Well they’ll need to swim at Olympic open water medallist pace, cycle faster than the quickest Tour de France stage over 100 miles ever ridden, and then run the quickest marathon ever done in a full-distance triathlon. Impossible? Only one way to find out.

Kristan Blummenfelt
Lucy Charles-Barclay
 Nicola Spirig
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Inspire generations

The mission is to inspire people around the world by testing – and re-setting – the limits, showing that all goals are worth chasing. Pho3nix Sub7Sub8, powered by Zwift will draw on the best technology, cutting edge science and team tactics, controlling all variables in an attempt that is set to inspire budding athletes across the globe, and light a fire for the next generation with it’s scope and audacity.

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we rise

By laying down this challenge, title sponsor the Pho3nix Foundation aims to encourage athletes and people of all fitness and skill levels to defy their own impossible, whether that’s a non-stop 5k run to a marathon, or from the first full length of a pool to attempting to swim across the English Channel.

Together We Rise

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Kat Matthews rises to the Sub8 challenge

Kat Matthews rises to the Sub8 challenge

European champion and world number 6 Kat Matthews has signed on to the Pho3nix Sub8 Project, Powered by Zwift. The third-fastest British female long-distance triathlete and national time trial cycling champion is the newest contender for the audacious attempt to race...

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Lucy Charles-Barclay ruled out of Sub8 attempt

Lucy Charles-Barclay ruled out of Sub8 attempt

Sydney, Australia – 31st March, 2022 – Ironman 70.3 World Champion and aspiring Sub8 athlete Lucy Charles-Barclay has withdrawn from the Pho3nix Sub8 Project, powered by Zwift due to a hip and femur injury that requires immediate attention involving 4-6 weeks of...

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