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FULL 2019 TEAM INFINIT ROSTER

Matt Russell (pro triathlete), Andy Potts (Olympian, pro triathlete), Lauren Goss (pro triathlete), Rudy Von Berg (pro triathlete), Dede Grisbauer (pro triathlete), Chris McDonald (pro triathlete), Alycia Hill (pro triathlete), Christine Cross (pro triathlete), Amber Ferreira (pro triathlete), AJ Baucco (pro triathlete), Kayla Bowker (elite triathlete), Ginny Cataldi (elite triathlete), Olympia Von Berg (elite triathlete), Eric Engel (elite triathlete), Nick Chase (pro triathlete), Ryan Petry (pro mountain biker), Taylor Lideen (pro mountain biker), Kyle Trudeau (pro mountain biker), Maddy Frank (cat 1 mountain biker), Josh Tostado (pro mountain biker), Tyler Phillips (pro mountain biker), Jenn Lee (pro SUP),  Rowan Jones (elite trail runner/XTERRA triathlete), Rachel Langdon (pro cyclist) 


 

 

Andy PottsAndy Potts Professional Triathlete

30x 70.3 Distance Champion
58 1st Place Finishes

7 Time Ironman Champion
2007 Ironman 70.3 World Champion
2004 US Olympic Team Member

2019 Challenge Cancun -1st
2019 Ironman 70.3 Peru - 2nd

2018 Ironman 70.3 2018 Taiwan - 3rd
2018 Ironman 70.3 2018 Lima - 2nd
2018 Escape from Alcatraz - 4th
2018 Ironman 70.3 Chile - 1st
2017 Top American Ironman World Championships
2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011 4x USAT Triathlete of the Year
4th Place at 2014, 2015 Ironman World Championship
2018 Ironman World Championships- 8th Overall


In the sport of Triathlon, few names elicit the same reaction as Andy Potts. If you have ever been at a race with him, or have had the opportunity to talk to him, you will know why people regard him as “The Good Guy of Triathlon.” Dedicated father and athlete, Potts has a gained a sizable following over the 15+ years he's been racing at the professional level.

Andy’s career started at the University of Michigan, where he swam for four years and was a 6-time all American while also competing on the Wolverines track team his final year of college. His multifaceted college career served as a springboard for him into the world of triathlon.

In 2003, Andy was the USA Triathlon rookie of the year and in 2004, Andy represented The United States at the Olympics after being a professional triathlete for less than 22 months. Three years later, in 2007, Andy won gold at the Pan-American games in triathlon, won Ironman 70.3 Worlds, and was USAT’s triathlete of the year, an award he would win again in 2008.

With his own custom blends, Andy’s nutrition is dialed in perfectly for the 2019 season as he adds to his impressive record of 28 Ironman 70.3 victories and over 50 first-place finishes.

 

Lauren GossLauren Goss Professional Triathlete

2019 Ironman 70.3 Peru - 1st
2018 Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica - 1st
2018 Ironman 70.3 Cartagena - 1st
2018 Ironman 70.3 Coquimbo - 1st
2018 Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires (South American Championships) - 2nd
2018 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon - 3rd
2018 St. Anthony’s Triathlon 2018 - 3rd


Lauren Goss grew up a competitive swimmer in her hometown of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She attended Clemson University where she completed her Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences. As an undergrad, Lauren received her first taste of triathlon. Her first race was in July of 2009; not even a year later she earned her Pro Card at the Collegiate National Championship. That same year, Lauren was named USA Triathlon’s 2010 Athlete of the Year - U23.

Lauren has made a name for herself in 70.3 distance racing. With twenty IRONMAN 70.3 finishes to her name so far, Lauren has won nine, and has eight additional podium finishes.

Lauren has been following a vegan, plant-based diet since early 2017. INFINIT makes fueling easy while adhering to a plant-based diet with the INFINIT Vegan Blend™ offering for custom blends. Lauren uses in her Custom BIKE Blend to help suppress hunger and keep her feeling satisfied during long endurance efforts.


Matt RussellMatt Russell Professional Triathlete

2019 Ironman 70.3 Texas - 3rd
2018 Ironman World Championships - 6th Overall
2018 Ironman Chattanooga - 2nd Overall
2018 Ironman Mont Tremblant - 3rd Overall
2018 Ironman Canada - 3rd Overall


Matt Russell grew up on a small farm in Lisbon, NY, and played soccer, basketball and baseball as a child. He started his endurance training in high school, where he ran cross country and track. After High School, Matt attended the University of New Hampshire and started competing on the cycling and track & field teams.

During college, Matt was named the Division 1 New England Champion in the 3000 steeplechase, and also trained and raced in two marathons within 20 days of each other, the challenge of which ignited the passion to challenge his endurance. He graduated in 2007 with a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy.

In 2010, Russell learned how to swim and immediately starting making his mark in the triathlon world, earning his pro card in just his second triathlon. Since then Russell has raced in over 45 full Ironmans and is now one of the top American athletes at the Ironman distance.

In 2017, Russell was on track for a top 10 finish at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona when he was struck by a van 75 miles into the bike portion of the race. Even after the accident, and sustaining life-threatening injuries to his face and neck, he was determined to return to triathlon. Matt went on to have an unbelievable comeback season in 2018. Accepting a wild card spot, Matt returned to Kona to race the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship where he finished 6th overall on the same course where his traumatic accident had occurred just one year before. 

Matt switched to INFINIT while traing for the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship, and used a Custom Bike Blend and his own Custom RUN Blend (both with caffeine) to fuel and stay hydrated in Kona.

 

Rudy von BergRudy von Berg Professional Triathlete

2019 Ironman 70.3 North American Champion

2019 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside - 2nd
2018 Ironman 70.3 European Champion
2018 Ironman 70.3 South American Champion
2018 Wildflower Champion
2018 Ironman 70.3 Nice Worlds Test Event - 1st
2018 70.3 World Championships - 10th Overall
2014-2015 Collegiate National Champion


Rudy von Berg is a rising star in the sport of triathlon. He was born in Columbus, Georgia, a small southern city on the border of Alabama and Georgia. At a young age, his family moved to France where he spent most of his childhood and teenage years. Rudy returned to the United States for college, where he attended the University of Colorado at Boulder. Rudy graduated with a degree in Business Marketing in 2016, while racing triathlon at the professional level, and winning two college titles in a row.

Rudy is now a full time professional triathlete living in Boulder, CO, and working towards his ultimate goal of winning in Kona at the Ironman World Championship. Under the guidance of his new coach Luc Van Lierde, Rudy had a breakthrough year in 2018, winning 4 major races: the 70.3 European Championship and the 70.3 South American Championship, the famous Wildflower Long Course, and 70.3 Nice, the test event for the 2019 70.3 World Championship.

For 2019, he will be turning his focus to the 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France, and the 70.3 European Championship using his custom Full Throttle Racing Blend.

AJ Baucco Professional Triathlete

AJ Baucco

Personal Best Ironman: 8:34
2017 Major League Triathlon Champion
2016 Major League Triathlon Champion
2014 Kona Beer-Mile Champion


AJ Baucco is an established long course professional triathlete from Cleveland, Ohio. He founded AJ Baucco Coaching, which has coached well over 150 triathletes in the last 5 years. He also manages three different age group triathlon teams; The Baucco Squad, TRS Racing, and Team INFINIT Performance. Over the years, AJ Baucco has become a premier triathlon coach. He has helped athletes achieve personal bests, stand on podiums, and even race world championship events. On the race course, AJ Baucco has achieved top results at every distance from super sprint to Ironman. Most recently, he was on the 2017 winning team for 6 different Major League Triathlon events, and 2 back to back series Championships.

AJ chooses INFINIT because when you are going ten-tenths in a race, it is hard to eat a bar or gel, so having an all-in-one nutrition plan tailored directly to him is perfect. AJ uses his "Sports Drink Replica" custom blend during his workout and :REPAIR after to keep him going fast and feeling good.

 

 

Ryan PetryRyan Petry Professional Mountain Biker

2018 Silver Rush 50 Champion - 1st
1st - 2018 Barn Burner 104 Champion - 1st
2018 Haute Route Rockies - 2nd
2018 Leadville 100 (6:39) - 6th
2018 XTERRA World Championships - 13th


Ryan Petry is a professional cross country mountain biker and a lover of anything that allows him to challenge his endurance. His interest in endurance sports began as a runner, but it wasn’t until his college years that he discovered triathlon and Xterra while enrolled at Arizona State University. It was then that Ryan began to realize his strengths on the bike shined with the longer, steeper, and tougher races.


He began focusing on endurance mountain biking in 2014, competing in races like the Leadville 100. Ryan began working with INFINIT in 2016 when he realized the crucial factor that nutrition plays in his success.

In 2019, Ryan will continue racing the most competitive endurance mountain bike races in the country, and contending gravel races like Dirty Kanza, Belgian Waffle Ride (BWR), and SBT GRVL, using his Custom XC and Endurance Blends to keep his fueling and hydration simple.

"In mountain bike races it can be almost impossible to eat and drink enough while navigating rocky, twisty singletrack. I love that I can get my calories and fluids at the same time. It gives my pockets more room for essentials and helps prevent littering. Not to mention no more goopy, sticky hands and pockets. Less fumbling around, more racing”.

Kayla Bowker Elite Triathlete

Kayla Bowker

2018 IM Texas - 2nd AG
2018 Couer d’Alene 70.3 - 1st AG
2018 IM World Championship Finisher - 8th AG
2017 IM 70.3 CDA - 3rd AG
2017 Ironman World Championship Finisher
2017 IM 70.3 World Championship Finisher
2016 Ironman Arizona - 1st AG

Born and raised in Hood River, OR, Kayla Bowker is a small town girl at heart, with a desire for adventure. Kayla attended Gonzaga University where she earned a Biology degree. Kayla’s permanent residence is now Spokane, WA where she lives, works, and trains with her husband and doodle puppy.

Kayla got into triathlon as way to find herself during a rough patch in her life, “I remember riding my mom's old touring bike (with crotch rocket gears and a rack for backpacks on the back of it) in the middle of an Olympic distance race thinking, ‘this is the best thing ever.’ It allowed me to find passion, faith, and strength in myself again.” Since then, she has made it her mission to help others find that very same thing, recently through the development of her coaching business, and through the documentation of her journey in her popular blog and Instagram Where Your Feet Take You.

Over the last couple of years Kayla has finished top in her age group in multiple 140.6 and 70.3 distances. She has even gone on to compete in the Ironman World Championships twice, with the most recently being in 2018 where she finished 8th in her age group.

INFINIT has not only played a huge factor in her success as an athlete but as coach as well because it provides an easy way for Kayla to help others nail their race day nutrition as they journey to their own finish line.

“I started using INFINIT three years ago and since then I have come to love everything about it. It was the only product that really allowed me to chase my dreams without having to chase a porta potty.”

 

Ginny Cataldi Professional TriathleteGinny Cataldi

2018 Ironman Maryland - 1st Overall AG Finisher (2nd Overall Female)
2018 Ironman Lake Placid 70.3 - 1st Overall AG Finisher (3rd Overall Female)
2018 Ironman Santa Rosa 70.3 - 1st Overall AG Finisher
2018 Ironman Eagleman 70.3 - 1st Overall AG Finish
2017 IM 70.3 World Championships - 5th AG
2 x Kona World Championship Finisher (2017 Top 10 AG)


Ginny Cataldi, elite triathlete and influencer, found triathlon while going through a dark point in her life. She felt incomplete, like she was missing something. She knew she needed to make a change so a friend suggested that she train for a triathlon. Ginny had swam in college but had vowed never to get into a pool again. With no bike, and minimal running experience, she reluctantly agreed.


With 2 months of ‘training’ under her belt, Ginny competed in an Olympic Plus distance race. As she neared the finish line she heard somebody yelling, “Here she comes! The first female!” Ginny did not really understand what that meant until she heard the announcer saying, “Congratulations Ginny Cataldi! Our first female finisher from Phoenixville PA.” She was flying high, but not because she had won her first race. It was because she had accomplished something that made her feel alive and free. She was happy, hungry and wanted more. From this first tri experience to being a 2x Kona finisher, Ginny has developed a passion to compete.


This year she’s hoping to be faster, stronger, and have a healthy and balanced race season. Ginny uses her INFINIT Custom RUN and BIKE Blend because it streamlines her training, her racing, and her recovery, giving her better results and less to toy with. “INFINIT takes the guesswork out of nutrition needs and gives me THE ultimate plan.”

 

Taylor Lideen Professional Mountain BikerTaylor Lideen

2019 Prickly Pedal - 2nd Pro Male
2019 Papago 6 Hour - 1st and New Course (Solo Male) Record
2018 True Grit Epic NUE - 1st
2018 24 Hours in Old Pueblo Solo - 1st Overall
2018 24 Hour World Championships - 2nd Overall
2017 True Grit Epic NUE - 1st
2017 Moab Stage Race - 4th
2016 True Grit Epic NUE - 1st


Taylor Lideen grew up racing motocross, but decided to give the whole “pedal bike thing” a try based on his dad’s recommendations. After his very first ride on a neighbor’s old, beaten up trail bike, he was hooked. In his early career, Taylor competed in downhill and gravity events.


It didn’t take long to realize that with his body type and stamina, his true talent was in riding both UP and DOWN the hill. The 2014-2015 season introduced Taylor to enduro racing where he dominated the amature field, taking first overall in the Big Mountain Enduro Series.


In 2016, Taylor decided to return to his roots of endurance racing and jumped headfirst back in to the game. In his rookie year as a pro MTB racer, he took 3rd overall in the National Ultra Endurance Series. As it turned out, this style of racing was where his heart lay.


In 2017, Taylor was introduced to INFINIT Nutrition. He was desperate for relief from long standing GI issues, and after working closely with the naturopathic doctor who referred him, Taylor created his own INFINIT custom formula. After his stomach issues were taken care of, and nutrition was dialed in, he was able to put more energy and focus on his riding.


This coming year, Taylor will be traveling across the US with his wife, Mary, in their converted Sprinter van to attend some of the nation’s top endurance, gravel and XC races. Taylor will be targeting the 2019 Dirty Kanza XL, the 24 Hour Solo World Championships in Brazil and other top races.

 

Maddy FrankMaddy Frank Elite Mountain Biker

2018 Sea Otter Classic - 8th Place AG Finish
2018 White Tank Whirlwind AZ - 2nd Place AG Finish
2017 USAC XC Elite State Champion
2017 USAC MTB Nationals CAT 1, XC Top 15
2016 CAT 1 Michigan State Champion
2016 Iceman Cometh Challenge - 2nd place Female
WORS Cup Midwest Championship XC - 1st Overall U23


One of the youngest members of Team INFINIT, Maddy Frank has always embodied the competitive spirit. At a mere 6 years old, she started riding BMX with her dad and his friends, and was immediately hooked on biking. At 10, she started doing cyclocross and fell in love with the electric atmosphere of racing. Maddy has raced triathlons, criteriums, fat bike, and duathlons (yes, she does own four different styles of bikes). Through all of these experiences, and with her family to support and push her along, she discovered a deep passion for mountain biking.

Maddy has been a member of Team INFINIT for four years. She loves her custom XC blend and her favorite recovery treat is chocolate :REPAIR.

She will be graduating high school, and starting her collegiate career riding for the Lindenwood University D1 Varsity Cycling team this fall, while working towards a degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition.

 

 

Nick ChaseNick Chase Professional Triathlete

United States Air Force Veteran with 10 Years of Service
2019 Westman Islands Half Marathon - 1st Overall
2018 Super Seal Olympic Triathlon - 1st Overall
2018 70.3 Steelhead - 6th Male Pro
2012 and 2013 U.S. Air Force Triathlon Team


Nick Chase is a professional triathlete and returning member of Team INFINIT. As a U.S. Air Force veteran, and life-long athlete, Nick Chase found that triathlon tested both his mental and physical limits unlike anything else.


During his time in the military Nick competed in a variety of sports from soccer, to powerlifting, and even kiteboarding. After hitting his stride in triathlon, Nick traded in his kiteboard for a new Cannondale bike, and decided to dedicate the majority of his time to training and competing in the sport. Nick went on to compete for the highly selective Air Force triathlon team where he was able to push himself against some of the best athletes in the US armed forces.


Today, Nick continues to compete in triathlon, using his Custom Race All Day Party All Night endurance blend, and training with his wife and fellow Ironman triathlete, Karen. He also has started coaching with Braveheart Racing, and is on the Pewag professional racing team. 

 

Jennifer "Jenn" LeeJenn Lee Professional Paddle Boarder

SUP Paddle League World Ranking - 24th
2018 Molokai 2 Oahu World Championships SUP Solo - 32 Mile Kaiwi Channel - 4th
2018 Maui Jim Molokai Challenge Surfski Solo - 32 Mile Kaiwi Channel - 7th
2018 Maui 2 Molokai Elite Solo SUP - 27 Mile Pailolo Channel - 3rd
2018 Kanaka Ikaika Race Points Series - 1st SUP Women
2018 Kanaka Ikaika Waterman Series (SUP, Surfski, OC1, Prone) - 2nd Women
First woman to ever complete the Molokai 4 (Pa’a Kaiwi, MJ Molo Challenge, M20, and Na Wahine) in the same year, and first person to ever complete the Molokai 4 in competition in the same year.
2017 Molokai 2 Oahu World Championships: Mixed Gender Relay World Champions - 5th Overall Relay


In 2010, Jenn Lee picked up the sport of Stand-Up-Paddling (SUP) as a mode of transportation to her job as a surf instructor in Waikiki. Just months after she learned how to paddle she found herself placing 2nd in her age group at Battle of the Paddle, Hawaii. From there she dove head first into the paddling scene by completing a challenging, 40 mile solo stretch from Catalina Island to Dana Point (during a storm)! Following it up 2 days later by doing it again as part of a 2 women relay team, winning the division. Since then Jenn has competed as an elite level female pro SUP Race athlete and is 1 of only 3 women in the world to have completed Molokai 2 Oahu Solo SUP 5 years in a row.


In 2018, Jenn added surfski and outrigger canoe to her list of paddle sports. In addition to becoming the first woman to do all four events, she did them all in one year along with maintaining a full elite level SUP and age group level outrigger canoe schedule.


Outside of training and racing Jenn manages Hook-Up-Surfing which is a surfing and SUP school on Oahu in Hawaii. Jenn is an avid surfer, SUP surfer, surf and SUP coach as well as a USAT Level 2E triathlon coach. Her favorite part of her work is getting to teach surfing and SUP to those who serve others. Out of the water, Jenn holds an MA from UC Berkeley and enjoys helping rehabilitate sick and injured animals.

 

Christine CrossChristine Cross Professional Triathlete

2018 Ironman 70.3 Steelhead - 3rd
2018 Ironman 70.3 Japan - 2nd
2018 Challenge Melbourne - 5th
2018 Challenge Wanaka 4th
2017 IM 70.3 Steelhead - 4th
2017 IM 70.3 Taupo - 5th
2016 IM 70.3 Steelhead - 1st Overall Female
2016 IM 70.3 Oceanside - 1st Amature Female
2015 Ironman Louisville - 1st Overall Female
2015 IM 70.3 Hawaii - 1st Overall Female


Christine Cross grew up a swimmer, and swam D1 for the University of Michigan. Upon graduating in 2009, she started cycling in her free time with no intention of racing, but after one olympic distance triathlon (and with virtually no run experience) her triathlon career began.

While balancing a professional career in information technology, Christine raced her rookie pro season in 2017, and followed it up with a 2018 season which saw several of her fastest bike splits.

With the help of the INFINIT team, she has refined her custom bike blend and loves not only the simplicity, but the success she has had using her formula. "I'm able to train, race and recover with formulas specific to my needs and the conditions of races and training environments. I like to keep nutrition simple and INFINIT makes that easy!"

Christine has had the opportunity to train and race all over the world but she has ultimately returned to her roots in the Midwest. Her family has always been her strongest support system and she cannot wait to see her family cheering her on at races in 2019.

  

 

Josh TostadoJosh Tostado Professional Mountain Biker

4x 24 Hour National Championship winner
4x 24 hours of Moab Champion
2x Montezuma's Revenge 24-hour solo Race Champion
2018 Tommy Knocker 10 Hour - 1st
2018 12 Hour in the Wild West - 1st
2018 Salida 720 - 1st
2015 24-hour Solo World Championships - 2nd
2005-2010 Breck 100 - 1st


Josh Tostado is a one-of-a-kind athlete, and one of the longest standing members of Team INFINIT. His first race, Montezuma's Revenge, was a 24-hour bike marathon that Josh entered just to see if he could even compete. Turns out he could, and he went on to take 4th place in the race. A race that is generally reserved for only the most experienced riders. He came back just two years later and not only won the race, but also set records for both distance and altitude, as he rode 156 miles with 32,350 feet of altitude change over 24 hours.


Throughout his career, Josh has won the Breckenridge 100 seven times, making him the most decorated athlete in the history of the event. Josh also is a 4-time 24-Hour Solo National Champion, placing second in 24-hour solo worlds in 2015, and third in 2017.


Josh chooses INFINIT to fuel his training and racing because, “I like to be able to make a mix how I want it, and because it works. I feel like I can perform up to my potential when I use INFINIT.”

 

 

Chris McDonald

54 Career Ironman Races
7x Ironman Champion
2019 Ultraman Florida- 1st Overall & Course Record (3-day total of 21:32:54)


Chris was born May 14, 1978 in Albury NSW Australia, Chris is the youngest of four siblings, two of whom compete in Ironman. In November 2001, Chris started competing in triathlons, and by 2004 he began his professional racing career.


Chris is known as “Big Sexy” in the triathlon community due to his incredible journey from being an overweight baker to a successful professional triathlete. In 2013 Chris and his wife Erika, launched the BIG SEXY RACING Team.


Big Sexy Racing teamed up with INFINIT Nutrition to finish out the 2018 season.“Teaming up with Infinit was a no brainer. A lot of our athletes were already using INFINIT as their sole fueling source, especially those who have struggled with other nutrition products in the past,” said McDonald.

 

Kyle Trudeau

Big Bear Grizzly 100k - 1st Pro men
Mt. Lemmon Gravel Grinder - 1st Pro men
Cave Creek Cactus Classic - 1st Pro men
Cactus Cup Marathon XC - 3rd Pro men


Kyle Trudeau was born and raised in Tucson, and has been racing mountain bikes professionally for nearly four years. He fell in love with racing bikes when he was just five years old. His tastes evolved from BMX to motocross (for over eleven years), before changing his focus to cross country mountain bike racing.

Kyle was named the Single Speed Mountain Bike National Champion in 2015, and has also landed on two Collegiate XC National Championship podiums. In 2017, he took home second place in the 2017 Epic Rides Series Overall.

“Infinit nutrition played a key role in my accomplishments after I was introduced to it by a teammate during the 2016 season.” Kyle’s primary goal for the 2019 is to make the selection for the Marathon World Championships and represent the United States.

 

Dede Griesbauer

3x Ironman champion
Ironman 70.3 Champion
3x top 10 Ironman Kona finisher
12-hour Time Trial World Champion
2018 Bariloche 70.3 - 3rd
2018 Ironman Boulder - 3rd
2017 - Eagleman 70.3 - 3rd
2017 - Costa Rica 70.3 - 3rd
2017 Ironman Argentina - 4th


Dede Griesbauer is one of THE original Team INFINIT athletes (some longtime customers may even remember her story and picture gracing the back of the old Custom Blend bags, circa 2010).


She is a graduate of Stanford University, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy. During her time at Stanford, she was a 4-year Varsity Swimmer, 3-time NCAA Champion and captain of the Stanford Women’s Swim Team. Her swimming experience during college led her to swim for the U.S. National Team from 1989-1994.


Dede earned her MBA at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She then went on to spend 8 years on Wall Street until she chucked aside her steady paycheck to become a professional triathlete.


Today, Dede has been married for over 18 years, currently resides in Boulder, CO, and has two yellow labs named Piper and Charley. She continues her professional triathlete career using her tried-and-true Custom Distance Formula, and also runs her own coaching business. You can also find Dede working as a live commentator for The IRONMAN Now Channel on Facebook Watch. 

 

Alycia HillAlycia Hill Professional Triathlete

2018 Ironman 70.3 Augusta - 7th Female Elite
2018 Ironman 70.3 Santa Rosa - 5th Female Elite
2018 Ironman 70.3 Victoria - 6th Female Elite
3x 6th Place Ironman 70.3 Finishes in 2017
2017 USAT Duathlete of the Year
2016 Duathlon Elite National Champion
2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championships - 5th


Alycia Hill is a triathlete from the Pacific Northwest area of Washington, and currently living in Salt Lake City, Utah. At just 30 years of age, Alycia recently completed the Doctorate Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Utah and is now working for the University of Utah in Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, all while racing triathlon professionally, with a half-ironman distance focus.


Her father is the one who originally introduced her to triathlon and it is something she has grown to love and has been blessed to share with him over the past few years, “I enjoy competing in triathlon because of the welcoming endurance community, and because every time I toe the line to race it is a chance to push myself beyond limits that I ever thought possible.”


Alycia has been using INFINIT nutrition for 5 years. She loves to be able to customize her formula, and loves that she doesn’t have to worry about any added colors or chemicals. “The ability to customize my formulas makes me feel totally confident that Infinit products are wholesome and good for me.”

 

Amber FerreiraAmber Ferreira Professional Triathlete

2018 70.3 Dun Luoghaire - 3rd Pro
2015 Iceland Ultramarathon Champion
2014 & 2016 National Snowshoe Champion
2014 Ironman Lake Placid Champion
2014 North American Ironman Championships Mont Tremblant - 2nd Pro
2014 Texas Ironman - 3rd Pro
2013 70.3 Timberman - 3rd Pro


Amber Ferreira is much more than just a professional triathlete. Amber is an all-around endurance MACHINE, a long-time member of Team INFINIT, a dedicated coach, and a physical therapist.

Amber ran at the collegiate level at Northeastern University, but it wasn’t until after college that she decided to expand her competitive horizons by looking to triathlon and other endurance running sports.

During her 2014 season, Amber won Ironman Lake Placid, and took second place at Ironman Texas and Ironman Mont Tremblant. As if that isn’t enough, she also was named U.S. Snowshoe Champion.

Amber has been using INFINIT products in every endurance event that she has entered and has continued to find success at the highest level. “Setting up my INFINIT mixes was super easy and actually fun. It took only about 15 minutes and they were great. During the call the Dietitian taught me everything I needed to know about my blends, I didn’t need any expertise, I just answered their questions and they did all the work for me. I was able to tweak my custom INFINIT formula for long course and short course racing to maximize my potential and abolish any GI issues.” 

 

Rachel LangdonRachel Langdon Professional Cyclist

2019 Tour of the Southern Highlands GC - 1st Overall
2018 Colorado Classic - 5th Overall
2018 Tour of Grandview - 1st Overall
2018 Barry Roubaix 62 Mile Open - 1st Overall Female
2017 Sugar Branch GP of Cyclocross - 1st Overall
2017 Iceman Cometh Challenge - 7th Overall Pro


Originally from across the pond (Stockton, England), Rachel Landgon came to the US and settled in Kentucky to play college soccer at Murray State. After helping guide them to two conference titles, her soccer career came to an end, and she started looking for something to keep herself occupied. At first she tried her hand in triathlon (making it to Ironman 70.3 world championships in 2015), but soon after she realized her true passion rested solely on the bike.


Upon this realization, Rachel began competing in cyclocross races, and quickly moved from Cat 4 to Cat 2 in cyclocross and road racing in just her first year on the bike. At the Fat and Skinny Tire Festival, Rachel was able to take the sweep winning the time trial, road race and criterium, she also won Kentucky crit championship, and found the podium every day at dash for cash, Hyde Park and Madeira.


“INFINIT works for whatever you need it for. I have done triathlons, Ironmans, Endurance Bike races, Criteriums and Cyclocross. No matter the distance, the weather, INFINIT is the only nutrition that is easy to use, doesn’t give me GI distress and WORKS!”

 

Rowan JonesRowan Jones Professional Triathlete

2017 Team USA Member, ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship
2015 & 2016 1st Overall armonie Trail Half Marathon
2014 1st Overall Bound The Mound Trail Half Marathon
2013 XTERRA Midwest Regional Champion
2012 1st Overall 12 Hours Of Canal Loop Solo Mountain Bike Race

Rowan Jones is an endurance athlete and a United States Air Force veteran. After High School Rowan joined the USAF to serve his country, but by the end of his service he had found that he had fallen into a sedentary lifestyle. Rowan, a lifelong athlete, decided he needed to reclaim his health and purchased a mountain bike in an attempt to get active again.

As his fitness started improving he started competing in mountain bike races, half marathons up to full marathons, and finally on to half and then full Ironman distance races. Although he has done quite a bit of road racing, he’s currently focusing on off-road.

Rowan also qualified for and ran the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon, Chicago Marathon, and earned a spot on Team USA racing at the 2017 ITU Cross (Off-Road) Triathlon World Championship.

Rowan is not only an athlete but a pilot, an avionics salesman, and a father. He is entering his third season as an INFINIT athlete, and chooses INFINIT (including his Custom Adventure Race Blend) because “[the products are] customizable, simple, effective, and allow you to concentrate on racing and training instead of worrying about when to take gels, bars, and salt tabs.” 

 

 

Eric Engel Elite TriathleteEric Engel

4x Finisher at Kona IRONMAN World Championship
2x IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene - 1st Place Men 25-29 Age Group
2016 IRONMAN Wisconsin - 3rd Overall


Eric Engel grew up playing soccer his whole life. When he started college, he missed the competitive environment of soccer and started looking for something to fill the void. One morning, he awoke to the sound of cowbells and cheering. As he wandered outside, Eric came to find IRONMAN Wisconsin going on. He had heard of IRONMAN, but didn’t know much about it. Seeing all those people out there, pushing themselves beyond their limits, truly inspired him.


The next semester he signed up for a triathlon training class through the University of Wisconsin. It was just a 2-credit class, two days a week, but it was enough to fuel his passion. At the end of the semester he did a class triathlon (olympic distance), and the day after he signed up for his first official race.


“I may have been in over my head, but that’s okay!” 8 years later, Eric has completed 14 IRONMAN races, including 4 trips to the IRONMAN World Championships.


Eric first found INFINIT in 2014, while working for a local retail store in Delafield, WI. Before INFINIT, Eric was using 12-18 gels + Gatorade during an IRONMAN. Today, he’s using 3-4 bottles of INFINIT instead. “I started using :GO FAR and :REPAIR for my daily training. After a few months of using :GO FAR, I worked with an INFINIT formulation specialist to develop my custom formula. It took a few iterations to lock down what my body needed, but since then it's been great!”

 

Olympia von Berg Elite TriathleteOlympia von Berg

2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Galveston Texas (First career 70.3 race) - 1st in 25-29 AG
2018 IRONMAN 70.3 St George - 4th in AG
2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship - 9th in AG
2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Los Cabos - 1st in AG and 2nd overall amateur

Olympia (sister of Rudy) grew up in the South of France near Nice, just a short drive away from where the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will take place. As a kid, growing up in an athletic family, Olympia swam and ran track. She even briefly dabbled in Sprint triathlons at the end of her high school years.

At 20, she moved to NYC to attend college after which she traveled and lived in 7 countries. After 8 years of “galavanting around,” Olympia moved to Boulder and decided to give triathlon a second shot.

Just a year and a half after starting her triathlon career, Olympia is hoping to turn pro by the end of the 2019 season. When she's not training, she likes to spend time with her boyfriend and dogs, baking bread, enjoying a juicy burger at Five Guys, catching a movie, and teaching kids how to swim.

 

 

Tyler Philips Professional Mountain BikerTyler Philips

2018 USAC Mountain Bike Nationals – Top 10 – Masters
2018 USAC North Carolina State Championship – 1st Place – Cat 1
2018 Coastal Carolina Off Road Series – 1st Place Series Overall – Pro/Cat 1
2017 USAC Mountain Bike Nationals – Top 10 – Masters
2017 USAC North Carolina State Championship – 2nd – Pro/Cat 1
2017 Coastal Carolina Off Road Series – 3rd Place Series Overall – Pro/Cat 1

Tyler Philips grew up playing traditional sports like football or baseball, or whatever was “in season” like the majority of the kids around him. However, around 11 or 12 years old Tyler deviated from the ‘norm’ and he started taking an interest in mountain biking. By the age 14, he was racing up and down the East Coast seemingly every weekend. By the time he reached 18, he had started to feel burnt out, college was on the horizon and he needed a break.

That break extended 15 years until one day a close friend of his—who had recently gotten heavily invested into cycling—convinced him to race again. That’s all it took to reignite his competitive fire, and he quickly rode his way back into racing the Pro/Cat 1 field for cross-country mountain biking.

He was first introduced to INFINIT by his cycling coach after suffering from stomach cramps and dry mouth during and after races and hard rides. After trying and loving his Custom XC Blend, he started trying other products like REPAIR and RAW. “I liked the fact that these mixes didn’t leave the lingering taste of chemicals.”