Trisutto Coaching and Toughman Triathlon Series Team Up and TOUGHMANTri announce global coaching partnership:

St. Moritz, and TOUGHMANTri have announced a multi-year partnership between the world’s leading triathlon coaching team and the second largest long-distance triathlon series in the Western hemisphere.

This partnership will see becoming the exclusive coaching, training plan and Camps provider for all TOUGHMAN events. CEO, Tom Sutton:

“We’re thrilled to partner with Toughman, a race series whose goals and values are completely in line with our own. A true grassroots organization with a total focus on delivering their athletes the best possible race experience. This commitment has seen Toughman raise over $1.1 million for charities and grow from a single event to an international brand with 17 races and growing.

We’re highly excited about Toughman’s expansion into global racing, and we look forward to providing a growing range of coaching and camps services to Toughman competitors. This is just the start.”

Athletes competing in Toughman Events will enjoy discounted access to Trisutto coaching plans, customized video training and tips in the lead up to race day, as well plans for a series of Camps and training clinics linked to individual Toughman events.

“We’re delighted to partner with, providing our athletes with the world’s best triathlon coaching expertise from the sport’s most accomplished coaches,” said Toughman CEO, Dr. Richard Izzo.

“As we continue to grow our event offerings both in North America and abroad, we look to partner with those companies who see the big picture. The level of success as well as the international focus of Trisutto coaching made it an obvious partner and asset to our brand. I’m very proud to be able to offer our athletes access to the same training methods that have produced the current Olympic and Ironman World Champions…”

“Our series continues to grow in both popularity and the number of races because we represent grass roots triathlon but with a standardized format. Athletes that register for a TOUGHMAN race know that they will get a safe, great race experience at every TOUGHMAN venue.”


The TOUGHMAN Series is currently 17 races in the US with locations in: Lake Havasu AZ, FL, Columbus Ga, Indianapolis IN, Tupper Lake NY, Sherwood WI, Ocean Shores WA, Chisago MN, Antofagasta Chile, Vera Cruz Mexico, Costa Rica, Pell City AL, Provo UT, Santa Fe NM, Lenoir City, Tennessee. The series Championship in Stony Point New York, (just 20 miles north of NYC), gets 1400 volunteers and has a scenic bike course with over $30,000 worth of age group awards as well as a $4950 cash purse (top 5) for qualifiers!

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About Trisutto

Brett (“The Doc”) Sutton (born 1959) is an Australian triathlon coach and a former professional boxer, boxing coach, greyhound trainer, racehorse trainer, elite swimming coach and co-founder of Team TBB. He has coached numerous World and Olympic champions, including Ironman world record holder, Chrissie Wellington, and Olympic champions, Nicola Spirig and Emma Snowsill. He has been described as “the coach with the most formidable résumé in triathlon” and is considered to be the best and most unorthodox coach in the sport.


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