“It’s an evening to have a good time simply how unbelievable triathlon and paratriathlon is,” was how Lauren Steadman described the primary ever Global Triathlon Awards.
And you may go behind the scenes courtesy of this video from Tremendous League Triathlon as the entire sport got here collectively to have a good time an unbelievable 2022.
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‘The world’s coolest membership’
Good – the venue for the boys’s race on the IRONMAN World Championship this yr – hosted the occasion and Dame Flora Duffy was among the many winners, named feminine triathlete of the yr.
“I’ve by no means been to a night like this to have a good time triathlon,” she mentioned. It’s very good to see everybody so glammed up as an alternative of in a trisuit as normal. It’s very particular – might this proceed to occur yr after yr.”
Will McCloy, who compered the night together with operating legend Paula Radcliffe, summed it up completely when he mentioned: “It’s simply so good to see athletes from all distances within the room honoured in the best way they all the time ought to have been.”
And it wasn’t simply concerning the athletes, there have been a bunch of different important and effectively deserved awards together with a lifetime kudos contributor one for Bob Babbitt.
“You’re a part of the world’s coolest membership, that’s what that is about,” was his response – try the video for rather more.
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