TeamTBB expands into Mexico
TeamTBB signed an agreement with the Governor of the state Quintana Roo for the formation of Cozumel teamTBB Mexico.
The goal is to support the sport of triathlon and also help promising young Mexican athletes develop into world-class triathlon professionals. The Quintana Roo Government has become the title sponsor of this team. TeamTBB Brett Sutton says: “Cozumel’s quality sports and tourism infrastructure provides teamTBB a world class location to base it’s regional training hub for North and South America and to serve our pro athletes, age group athletes through our regular organized teamTBB training camps and our Mexican scholarship athletes part of the social program.” The team will consist of a number of teamTBB selected pro athletes, complemented by a number of Mexican scholarship athletes, who together will form the latest teamTBB country team with oversight from teamTBB head coach Brett Sutton. The Governor of the state of Quintana Roo, Roberto Borge Angulo says, “We are very pleased to partner with the strongest and most professionally structured triathlon team in the world, right here in Cozumel. We want to augment these professional athletes with promising young Mexican athletes that will hopefully be able to represent our country at international competitions in the near future. Obviously, having a top caliber coach in Brett Sutton helps make this goal a real possibility.” The team officially begins on January 1st 2013 under a four-year partnership.