Swim kit specialist, Aqua Sphere, is the fastest growing UK brand in the water and triathlon is officially the UK’s fastest growing multi-disciplinary sport, growing a substantial 10% year on year since its Olympic debut in Sydney in 2000. According to the website http://www.tri247.com: “The sport of triathlon has seen amazing growth over the last couple of years, in both active participants and general public awareness. We estimate that in 2006 over 150,000 people were actively involved in triathlon and we expect that figure to increase to 200,000-plus in 2007.”
Athletes of all standards can take part and events vary considerably in distance. Novice events to entice newcomers are becoming more popular, comprising a 250m swim, 24km bike ride and 2.5km run. Sports retailers wishing to offer a small range of tri products, which capitalise on both the rising prominence of triathlon and the summer swim season. can start with essential easy-display items such as Aqua Sphere’s Kaiman goggle and Seal XP mask.
A favourite brand amongst triathletes and swimmers, Aqua Sphere’s award-winning revolutionary aquatic eyewear delivers amazing 180-degree, wide-angled vision and a superbly comfortable leak-resistant seal. Try them and see the difference.
For retailers wishing to stock an entry-level tri wetsuit, the Mako full suit delivers great value at little over £100 retail, delivering the best ‘cost performance ratio’ on the market and a superb product to ‘try out’ the increasingly lucrative tri market. For more accomplished triathletes, the Blue Marlin suit combines superb design and perfect fit with the best materials available, and is sure to meet any triathlete’s performance requirement.
For advice on how to capitalise on the increasing prominence of triathlon call 01254 278873 or visit http://www.aquasphereswim.com