QT2 Systems Qualifies 30 Athletes for the Ironman World Championship in Kona

October 06, 2013

QT2 Systems, LLC is very excited to announce that it will be sending its largest contingent, yet, to the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, HI on October 12, 2013.  Having qualified 30 athletes, throughout the 2013 qualifying season, 28 will be making the trip to the Big Island, and racing. Of the 30 qualifiers, three chose to decline their invitations, and one spot was gained through the annual lottery. The nearly 30 athletes represent the coaching organization’s team of professional, elite, and age group athletes, from around the world.  This contingent also includes a very wide demographic of athlete ages and genders demonstrating QT2's effectiveness in working with all types athletes.

With such a large group of athletes, QT2 hopes to continue to increase recognition for its brand and those of its partners; Quintana Roo, Pearl Izumi, NormaTec, Fast:Splits Multisport, PowerBar, FuelBelt, blue seventy, Rudy Project, Be Well Boston, Woodway USA, Chris Jonson PT, saltstick.com, Zone Health, The Boccia & Quinn Wealth Management Group, and Salmon Health & Retirement.  “It is amazing to see such a great group of athletes racing on the Big Island. It is just a tribute to their hard-work, dedication, and the sacrifices that they have made, in order to earn the right to race amongst, and be considered one of, the World’s best. Not only do they make QT2 proud. They highlight our generous partners, who help to make Team QT2 what it is”, said QT2 Head Coach & Founder, Jesse Kropelnicki.

QT2 Systems has also announced its criteria for acceptance to its 2014 Team for all levels including, its Elite, Age Group Elite, and Advanced teams. Athletes who are interested in taking advantage of this unique opportunity should visit the QT2 Systems team information page, HERE.

QT2 Systems 2013 Ironman World Championships Qualifiers:

(Athlete – Age Group, Qualifying Race)
Audra Adair – F35-39, Ironman Arizona
Janet Barnes – F55-59, Ironman Lake Placid
Alex Begg – M50-54, Ironman Los Cabos
Debi Bernardes – F55-59, Ironman Lake Placid
Ray Botelho – M40-44, Ironman Louisville
Rich Burke – M45-49, Ironman Lake Placid
Matt Curbeau – M25-29, Ironman Lake Placid
Jayson DeAngelis – M35-39, Ironman Mont-Tremblant
Derek Delmonico – M40-44, Ironman Texas
Jessie Donavan – PRO
Pedro Gomes – PRO
Jennie Hansen – PRO
Carl Hefflefinger – M50-54, Ironman Canada
Doug Hern – M60-64, Ironman Lake Placid
Amy Javens* – F40-44, Ironman Lake Placid
Della Jennings – F50-54, Ironman Mont-Tremblant
Christine Kogut – F40-44, Ironman Lake Placid
Mariana Lara* – F35-39, Ironman Louisville
Andrew McMurray – M45-49, Ironman Lottery
Russett Morrow – F40-44, Ironman Lake Placid
Steven Quinn – M30-34, Ironman Mont-Tremblant
Brigitte Paulick – F35-39, Ironman Mont-Tremblant
Joe Redmond – M30-34, Ironman Mont-Tremblant
Kim Schwabenbauer – PRO
Rodney Scott – M35-39, Ironman France
Caitlin Snow – PRO
Dave Sousa* – M45-49, Ironman Lake Placid
Katie Thomas – F30-34, Ironman 70.3 Eagleman
Julian Underwood – M40-44, Ironman Mont-Tremblant
Kate Weiler – F30-34, Ironman Mont-Tremblant
John Wilson – M55-59, Ironman Austria
*Declined Kona spot