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AUSSIE CLIF BAR ATHLETES OFF TO A STRONG START IN 2018

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IF THE SUCCESS OF TEAM CLIF AUSTRALIA’S ATHLETES IS ANYTHING TO GO BY – BEING FUELED BY THE RIGHT NUTRITION CAN HELP YOUR CUSTOMERS REACH INCREDIBLE GOALS.

These inspiring athletes are representing CLIF Bar at some of the world’s most impressive sporting events, advocating for the brand and creating brand awareness. If you’re not yet stocking CLIF Bar products, you’re missing out on a product range that’s easy to sell and already has a team of passionate athletes proudly marketing the range for you!

Take a look at just a preview of the amazing highlights some team members have accomplished this year so far!

Sam Weir 

A true adventurer in all senses of the word. Sam has an impressive history of success and putting himself in the most adventurous races out there! This year is not going to be any different.

Recently, Sam and his friend, Dylan Jones, battled capsizes, seasickness and homesickness rowing across the Atlantic Ocean for 52 days straight winning the paired teams division in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge! Their efforts have made them the fastest Aussies to row the Atlantic.

Sam also took on the world’s toughest foot race – the Badwater 135 miler in Death Valley California, and won the ANZAC 450km Ultra by 21 hours!

Next up? The Nerang 200 Miler!

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Keely Andrews 

Thanks to her brilliant effort at the Roxy Pro on the Gold Coast, Keely is now ranked 2nd in the world after a challenging final against Team CLIF US surfer Lakey Peterson. Watch all the action of the final here! 

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Lucy Bartholomew

Lucy is the ultra marathon runner who doesn’t stop smiling! This year Lucy broke a CR and won the Two Bays Ultra 56km that runs from Cape Schanck- Dromana and back.

Lucy said “I have run this race 3 times prior, first in 2013 with my Dad side by side, winning the following year and then having a terrible race in 2015. It was an honour to return to this race with my Dad (run separately this time) and my brother participating in the 28km (one-way event). I had a great race leading from the front the entire way and finishing in 3rd overall.”

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Lucy Stirling

After an epic win in the Australian Boulder Nationals late last year, Lucy Stirling is wasting no time ticking off more goals in 2018. Lucy made it to the podium for the Open A Females in the 2018 Clif Bar Open Lead & Speed Championships last month. With an automatic qualification to maintain her number one status in the Australian Bouldering for this year, Lucy will be representing Australia in a number of World Cups and the 2018 World Championships held in Austria later in September.

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Jake Hynes

Jake is a passionate triathlete who attends every race he can! In February this year, Jake was 2nd fastest male from the SCTA team in the sixth race of the Queensland Triathlon Series, taking out second place in the 16-19 years and 7th overall for men. He also ranked fourth place Open Male in the Glenelg Triathlon and third place Open Male at the Robina Triathlon.

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Brodie Gardner 

Xterra and Cross-triathlon athlete, Brodie, has taken out the first spot in the Queensland Enduro Cross Tri Championships, come in second at the 2018 Australian Cross-Triathlon Championships, and third in the Open Men’s QTS Tri Series Race 7.

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Toby Coote 

Australian Team CLIF and SCTA Coach, Toby, has been named as head triathlon coach of PNG Team for Commonwealth Games, coaching PNG triathlete, Rachel Sapery James this month!

The SCTA Club also ranked 2nd at Mooloolaba Triathlon Division 5, and finished 2nd club overall in the Queensland Triathlon Series over 7 races – against some clubs that have 5 times as many members!

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Romy Wolstencroft

This pocket-rocket is a force to be reckoned with!

Recently, at the ITU Oceania Junior Championships, Romy finished in 5th place, ranked 3rd out of the Oceania Championships, and was the 1st Australian to cross the line. Plus, Romy ranks 2nd on the National Junior Series point score by 1 point!

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Callum Watson

Team CLIF Australia’s Olympic Cross Country Skiier, Callum Watson, represented us this year at the Winter Olympics. Callum scored his Olympic PB in Pyeong Chang in a brutal 50km race and also finished 13th in the Men’s Team Sprint Free Semifinal 2.

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Ash Hunter

One of our newest team CLIF Bar Australia members, Ash has a tonne of experience and success in her history. We can’t wait to see what she brings this year!

In 2016, Ash fulfilled her dream to represent Australia at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship.

Since then she has gone from strength to strength, with this year alone taking out Overall Female Winner at the Battle on the Balonne Triathlon, third place in the Cairns Ironman 70.3 in the 25-29 age group, and first place in the Byron Bay Triathlon in her age group!

If you’re looking to fuel your adventures with CLIF Bars, Bloks, and Energy Shots, they’re available at Coles, Woolworths, and all good health, convenience, and sports stores.

If you’re a retailer and would like to stock CLIF products, login to the Unique Health Products online store, or sign up to become a retailer with us here!

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