Coaching Legend Joe Friel and Total Immersion Founder Terry Laughlin to Speak at the TRI-MANIA Summit & Expo in Boston on March 19, 2016

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Friel and Laughlin to share their coaching expertise in seminar presentations and hands-on clinics in the classroom and pool at industry-leading event 

Boston, Mass. – January 12, 2016 – Sun Multisport Events today announced renowned coaches Joe Friel and Terry Laughlin are part of the initial lineup of all-star endurance-sports speakers scheduled to appear at the 13th annual TRI-MANIA Summit and Expo – “the epicenter of all things triathlon” – being held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Boston University’s Fit Rec Center. TRI-MANIA, developed in partnership with the USAT Northeast Regional Council, is the northeast’s largest gathering dedicated to educating, equipping and inspiring triathletes and kicking off the new multisport season.

The appearance of Friel and Laughlin at TRI-MANIA continues the tradition of top coaches and world-champion athletes appearing at TRI-MANIA events. Prior speakers have included Siri Lindley, Mirinda Carfrae, Mark Allen, Sheila Taormina, Dave Scott, Julie Dibens and others. This year’s initial lineup of speakers features trailblazers in fitness, coaching, and sports medicine and nutrition. More on Joe Friel and Terry Laughlin, and the informative topics they will be addressing at TRI-MANIA, follows:

Joe FrielJoe Friel
Joe Friel is a legendary endurance-sports coach and the author of the best-selling Training Bible books for triathletes, cyclists, and mountain bikers, including The Triathlete’s Training Bible, one of the biggest selling triathlon training book of all time. Joe holds a masters degree in exercise science, is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified elite-level coach, and is a founder and past Chairman of the USA Triathlon National Coaching Commission. He is also the co-founder of TrainingBible Coaching and TrainingPeaks, the complete web, mobile and desktop solution for enabling smart and effective endurance training.

Friel will be presenting his “Top 5 Training Tips for the New Season” in a free-to-attend TRI-MANIA seminar which will detail specific swim, bike and run workouts along with general training concepts. In addition to his seminar, Friel will present two 90-minute workshops, “Unlocking the Secrets and Science of Speed” and “Creating a Winning Half Distance Triathlon Training Plan.” Registration and a fee are required to attend these workshops.

J.Ferrara Photography IncTerry Laughlin
Terry Laughlin is a famed swim coach and swimming-technique trailblazer who developed 24 national champions at all strokes and distances – the first national champions produced by four different teams. Laughlin founded Total Immersion, which teaches a ‘fishlike’ style of swimming that emphasizes ‘slippery’ bodylines instead of muscling the water with arms and legs. His innovative method of swimming is captured in the best-selling book, Total Immersion: The Revolutionary Way to Swim Better, Faster, and Easier, and has been taught to millions of swimmers all over the world.

The #1 rated speaker in a previous appearance at TRI-MANIA, Laughlin will present the free-to-attend TRI-MANIA seminar “Work Less, Swim Better: A Plan for Making Every Lap Count”. In addition, Laughlin will apply his coaching skill and expertise in selected “Total Immersion Super-Efficient Freestyle Fundamentals” swim clinics that will be offered throughout the day in the Fit Rec Center world-class pool. Registration and a fee are required to attend these swim clinics.

TRI-MANIA is produced by the award-winning team at Sun Multisport Events. In addition to TRI-MANIA, Sun Multisport produces a series of endurance events throughout New England ranging from sprint to half-distance triathlons and running events. Sun Multisport won “Best Race Series” and it’s Patriot Half won “Best Small Race” (less than 1,000 athletes) in the 2013 Triathlete’s Choice Awards administered by Triathlon Business International.

Free general event registration is now open. Registered attendees receive free access to the expo and seminars, earn exclusive discounts on TRI-MANIA clinics and workshops, and gain a chance to win valuable giveaways including the Grand Prize, a 4-day 2017 RaceQuest Travel Triathlon Training Camp in Costa Rica valued at $2,875.

TRI-MANIA exhibitor and participant inquiries:
Mark Walter
Owner, Sun Multisport Events
Phone: 781-414-0437

TRI-MANIA press inquiries:
Dan Mees
President, Mees Consulting
Phone: 617-201-9131

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