The gear used by pro triathletes πŸƒ 🚴 🏊 pt. 2

Pro Triathletes Sam Long, Jackie Hering, and Sam Appleton

sam long pro triathlete

Sam Long, #4 Ranked PTO Triathlete

2x IronmanπŸ₯‡
5x 70.3 πŸ₯‡

At the age of 26, Sam Long is coming off a dominant 3 years where he has 7 wins and an additional 3 podium finishes. The bike is his absolute favorite discipline, while he says the best racing advice there is simple. "First with the head and then with the heart" from Peekay in the Power Of One.

RUNNING SHOES: Asics Metaspeed Edge

WATCH: Wahoo Elemnt Rival

BIKE: Trek Speed Concept

TIRES: DT Swiss Arc 1100

HELMET: Rudy The Wing

CYCLING SHOES: Shimano S-Phyre RC9

GOGGLES: Michael Phelps Xceed

SPEEDSUIT: Phelps Phantom

TRISUIT: Phelps Phantom 2.0

RUNNING SOCKS: Incidence YOYOYO Sam Long

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Jackie Hering pro triathlete

Jackie Hering, #14 Ranked PTO Triathlete

IronmanπŸ₯‡
5x 70.3 πŸ₯‡

Jackie Hering has seen the podium multiple times in the last few years. In 2021 she finished in the top 3 eight times. In 2019, she had three IRONMAN 70.3 titles and even became US Snowshoe Racing National Champion as well.

She's been a full-time triathlete for over ten years, but since the birth of her second child in 2018 she has been able to accomplish more. "I'm better since I've had kids," acknowledges the 35-year-old.

WATCH: Garmin Forerunner 935

EYEWEAR: Rudy Project Tralyx

BIKE: BMC Timemachine

WHEELS: Enve SES 7.8

TIRES: Grand Prix 5000

COMPONET GROUPSET: Shimano Durace

HELMET: Rudy Project The Wing

CYCLING SHOES: Shimano TR9

GOGGLES: BlueSeventy Contour

WETSUIT: BlueSeventy Helix

SWIMSKIN: BlueSeventy PZ4TX

TRISUIT: Wyn Republic Mojave Velocity

RUNNING SHOES: Newton Distance Elite

NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS: USANA

PERFORMANCE SUPPLEMENTS: Sur AltRed

Learn More About Jackie β†’


Sam Appleton pro triathlete

Sam Appleton, #13 Ranked PTO Triathlete

17x 70.3 πŸ₯‡

Sam Appleton (Appo) is one of the most successful middle-distance triathlon athletes on the planet. He has won 17 titles, including his most recent win at Geelong on February 25th.

Sam explains how he first got into triathlons, "I grew up near the water and loved swimming and running, so thought why not throw in cycling!"

RUNNING SHOES: Saucony Endorphin Pro

GPS: Garmin Edge 520 Plus

EYEWEAR: Roka Matador

BIKE: Giant Trinity

WHEELS: Cadex 4 Spoke & Cadex Aero Tubeless

TIRES: Cadex Race 25

COMPONET GROUPSET: Shimano Durace

POWER METER: Shimano Durace R9100

HELMET: Giant Rivet

CYCLING SHOES:  Shimano RC9

GOGGLES: Roka F2 Goggles

WETSUIT: Maverick X2

TRISUIT: Wattie Freedom

SWIMSKIN: Roka Viper X Short

NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS: Momentous

HYDRATION SUPPLEMENTS: Precision Hydration

Learn More About Sam β†’

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