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Litscher top 10 in Mont St-Anne despite crash

A perfect start, a crash and a great finish: Thomas Litscher went through all ups and downs of a real World Cup showdown in Mont Sainte Anne, Canada.
The FELT ÖTZTAL X-BIONIC rider had a perfect start riding in 4th position. He was side by side with the world’s best riders until a crash in the third round ended his chance of a podium World Cup. Litscher last around 2 minutes having to stop in the tech zone which threw him back into 14th position. But instead of giving up, Litscher caught fire and recaptured place by place. His great pursuit ended in a fantastic last lap.

Silvia Felt Wins IM France

Nice, France – Felt triathlete Silvia Felt was victorious at Ironman France, besting her nearest rival by over ten minutes.  The victory is the first Ironman win for the 34-year-old German.  Felt, no relation to company namesake Jim Felt, has had a fantastic 2011 with a third place at Ironman 70.3 Mallorca and a fourth place at Ironman South Africa. 

Felt was patient in the swim, keeping a comfortable pace but staying in contention.  Felt entered T1 in eighth place, but was primed to make her move on the bike.  Once aboard her DA, Felt was in her element.  She posted the fastest bike split of all female competitors and passed six racers on the road.  The prodigious bike effort brought Felt within seconds of the race lead.  Three miles into the run, Felt passed the leader and never looked back.

Carfrae Wins Ironman 70.3 Eagleman

Cambridge, Maryland – Felt triathlete and reigning Ironman World Champion Mirinda Carfrae continued her solid 2011 campaign with a win at the Ironman 70.3 Eagleman.  The 30-year-old Australian was once again untouchable on the run, recording the fastest run split en route to victory. 

Carfrae, who just took second place in the Revolution3 Quassy last week, was again strong from the beginning of the race.  She achieved the third fastest split on the swim and on the bike, and was never too far away from the lead.  On the run, Carfrae, caught fire.  Her run split was the fastest of all female competitors by nearly five minutes and ensured Carfrae of the win.

“I am so pleased to have backed up Quassy half's battle with the Dibmaster with a win here."

FELT-racextract. Athlete Andi Böcherer wins his first Ironman 70.3 and sets a new course record!

At the 70.3 Ironman in Rapperswil/Switzerland, Böcherer celebrated his first victory of his young career in an official 70.3 Ironman distance race against strong international rivals. The triathlete from the south of Germany didn’t leave a chance to serial winner and local hero Ronnie Schildknecht.

FELT ÖTZTAL X-BIONIC World Cup Team sensationally cracks the UCI Ranking

A sensational leap forward, best German Team and just a blink of an eye away from the third ranked Team Scott Swisspower of Nino Schurter – the FELT ÖTZTAL X-BIONIC World Cup Team is unstoppable and is now ranked fourth after the World Cup races in Dalby Forest and Offenburg in the UCI Ranking.