Friday, March 27, 2009

ISM Makes Headlines

March 8, 2009 ISM new recruit Kirk Nelson proves his worth by taking his first win of the season at the Toyota Desert International Triathlon in La Quinta, CA. Nelson raced using his White Adamo Racing saddle on his new Look. Proud of you Kirk! Keep up the good work.

March 25, 2009 Kiwi star Alison Shanks won gold at the 2009 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Pruszkow, Poland. Shanks won the 3000m Individual Pursuit beating out fellow ISM athlete, Wendy Houvenaghel Silver. Brit Wendy would lead the first 1000m but Shanks kicked in the afterburners and lit up the track for a 1.5 second victory. Congrats to both medal winners. Alison and Wendy both competed using their Adamo Racing Saddle.

March 26th, 2009. This time the Team Pursuit 3000m race at UCI track Worlds. British trio Wendy Houvenaghel (ISM), Joanna Roswell, and Lizzie Armistead defended their title for the gold. Kiwis Alison Shanks (ISM), Lauren Ellis, and Jaime Nielsen finished 2nd for the Silver just 1:06:416 down. Close race girls

Found a link to the 2009 Wanaka Challenge ironman event. ISM athlete Chris McDonald finished 1st and Hillary Biscay 3rd. View it here

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