ASICS elite Triathlete Gwen Jorgensen topped off the most dominant season in the history of the ITU by claiming 1st at the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton, Canada. Her fifth consecutive world series victory (a first) came in at 2 hours and 5 minutes time, beating her closest opponent by 16 seconds. The combination of intense and dedicated training, support from her coach and family, and the cooperation of the weather spelled success for the Rio-bound Jorgensen, and she's not giving herself any as she prepares for the big race in 2016. Learn More about Gwen Jorgensen HERE. Gwen likes to train in the GEL-DS Trainer 19 - Shop it HERE. And on rac e day prefers the sleek and stylish GEL-NoosaFAST - Shop it HERE
September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, and ASICS has teamed up with Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a non-profit organization committed to raising funds to support research for pediatric cancer. For every specially marked product from the collection (GEL-Noosa Tri 9 GR, GEL-Noosa Tri 9 GS GR, GEL-Noosa Tri 9 PS GR, and accompanying apparel) made available on ASICSAmerica.com and in retail stores nationwide from September 1 to September 30, 2014, ASICS America will donate $10 for each pair of shoes, $2 for each apparel item and $1 for each accessory purchased respectively to Cookies For Kids’ Cancer, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $100,000, up to $150,000.