Sunday, April 05, 2009

TwitterCasting for Athletes for a Cure

Join me in making a new project a success while giving hope to the millions of American families fighting prostate cancer. Tune in via Twitter for the first-ever LIVE TwitterCast of the St. Anthony's Triathlon on April 26th.

I am honored and proud to join with Scott Zagarino of the Athletes for a Cure Foundation and TeamWinter to serve as their TweetCaster in this breakthrough event. Because I will have a press pass and access to the inner working of the race you can look forward to my daily Tweets and podcasts with the world's finest triathletes, Tweets from within the professionals' course briefing, and unprecedented live starting line to finish line account of the race as it unfolds from the announcer's booth.

Read below the announcement from the Athlete's for a Cure web site:

We have an exciting announcement for those fans who wants to follow the St Anthony’s Triathlon on April 26th. Athletes for a Cure will be broadcasting a live Twitter feed of the race from starting gun to finish line from @athletes4acure Twitter followers on race day.

Triathlon reporter and podcaster Brian Brode (@triboomer) will be at the race and providing the minute-by-minute call with pro race updates, age group results and stories from the racecourse.

St Anthony’s Triathlon is a traditional season opener for the top pros in the US and this year is no exception. A sampling of the triathlon stars on hand;

- Greg Bennett, Australia

2008 Triathlete Magazine “Short Course Athlete of the Year” (Non-Drafting), 2005 St. Anthony’s Triathlon winner, 2006, 2007 & 2008 Lifetime Fitness Grand Slam Series Champion. 2007 Triathlete magazine “Triathlete of the Year”

- Matt Reed, Boulder, CO

2008 US Olympian, 2008 USAT Male Athlete of the Year Elite ITU, Broke a course record in when he crossed the finish line to become the 2007 St. Anthony’s Triathlon professional male champion. He followed that performance with another win in 2008. Now, the 6’5’’ New Zealand native is back to defend his 2007 and 2008 championship title.

-Andy Potts, USA

2007 Ford Ironman 70.3 World Championship. 2008 St. Anthony’s Triathlon runner-up. 2008 Top 10 performance at the Ford Ironman World Championship. 2007 USA Triathlon’s Male Olympic/ITU Triathlete of the Year and the Male Multisport Non-ITU Athlete of the Year

-Terenzo Bozzone, New Zealand

2008 Triathlete magazine “Ironman 70.3 Athlete of the year”. 2008 Ironman 70.3 World Champion. 2009 Ironman New Zealand Runner-up

-Laura Bennett, Palm Beach, FL

Married to Greg Bennett, 2008 US Olympic Team, 2007 HYVEE World Cup Champion, 2007 Triathlete Magazine “Triathlete of the year”, 4 Time Medalist at World Triathlon Championships, 2003 St. Anthony’s ITU World Cup Champion

-Joanna Zeiger, USA

2008 Ironman 70.3 World Champion, 2008 Triathlete Magazine “Ironman 70.3 Athlete of the year”, 4th Place 2000 Sydney Olympics

We’re proud to be on the cutting edge, and we hope you and your fans will “follow” on race day.

Stay tuned...