Michael Raelert takes the triple in Phuket

Mon, Nov 20, 17

Swiss Side pro athlete Michael Raelert is the first athlete in the history of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon who took the win at the legendary race in Thailand three times in a row. On Sunday, the 37-year old two-time defending champion clocked a finish time of 2:19:32 hours to take the win in front of Antony Costes from France, who finished in 2:20:29 hours. The Australian Mitchell Robins rounded out the podium in 2:23:06 hours. "That was a really tough job today," Michael Raelert said after crossing the finish line, "conditions were very hot and I was struggling to keep up my...

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Kona 2017 Recap

Wed, Nov 15, 17

It was a hugely successful 2017 Kona Ironman campaign for Swiss Side, culminating with Patrick Lange’s sensational win in a new course record time. However behind the scenes at Swiss Side, the team was very busy during the Kona week, in their never-ending search for performance. Here is a quick recap of a colourful week on the Big Island of Hawaii.    CONGRATULATIONS PATRICK LANGE. 2017 KONA IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPION & NEW COURSE RECORD HOLDER. The title says it all. Patrick Lange triumphed in the most challenging race of his life. It is never an easy race in Kona and...

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Patrick Lange Ironman World Champion 2017

Sun, Oct 15, 17

Congratulations to Swiss Side pro athlete Patrick Lange from Germany for taking the win at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii today! With the time of 8:01:40 he also set a new course record! Second place went to Lionel Sanders from Canada. David McNamee from Great Britain took third place. Thanks for the very exciting race day! Photo: Ingo Kutsche

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Daniela Ryf Ironman World Champion 2017

Sun, Oct 15, 17

DT Swiss ‘Aerodynamics by Swiss Side’ athlete Daniela Ryf wins the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii for the third time in a row! Congratulations for an incredible performance on the course today, finishing with a time of 8:50:47. Second place went to Lucy Charles from England and third place to Sarah Crowley from Australia. Photo: Ingo Kutsche

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Patrick Lange ready for the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii

Thu, Oct 12, 17

Swiss Side Pro Athlete Patrick Lange comments: "You can almost see the big day. It’s raceweek! It’s hotting up and the attention gets bigger - but every day brings new possibilities and great encounter and I am really grateful to experience this. Some impressions of it you’ll find here, more will follow. Stay tuned!" Photo: Ingo Kutsche

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Andreas Raelert in a different role for the Ironman Hawaii

Mon, Oct 09, 17

Swiss Side pro athlete Andreas Raelert will experience the 2017 Ironman Hawaii from a different perspective. The five-time podium finisher of the legendary World Championship on the Big Island will follow the competition as a Co-commentator for the German TV broadcaster ZDF in Mainz. The TV channel will show the showdown that takes place in Kailua-Kona this Saturday, October 14th, in a livestream on the Internet and from 0.30 CET on live on television. "This is a completely different task than I had planned with for that day," says Andreas Raelert, "of course, it would be even nicer for me...

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