Andy Potts Biography

Since turning professional in 2003, Andy has established himself as one of the most versatile and dominant triathletes in the world. Along the way, he has racked up race wins in every distance, became an Ironman 70.3 World Champion, Olympian(2004-Athens) and Ironman Champion.

Typically, you will see Andy emerge from the swim in first place and rightfully so; Andy made a name for himself early in his sporting career as a swimmer. He was a 6-time NCAA All-American at the University of Michigan and a former USA Swimming National Team Member.

Andy's transition to triathlon success is a combination of hard work, dedication and a desire to make his wife, his kids and himself proud. Andy prides himself on being a good role model for his family and working effortlessly to be the best father, husband and triathletes he can be.

Career Highlights:

  • Olympian
  • Ironman 70.3 World Champion
  • 4 Ironman Champion
  • 20+ Ironman 70.3 Champion
  • Race to the Toyota Cup Champion
  • 5 x Escape From Alcatraz Champion (record)
  • Fastest Ironman 70.3 Run ever (1.07.15)


Check out ASICS triathlete Andy Potts taking his 5th win at this year's IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside. His final sprint to victory was extremely intense, coming from behind in the last leg, destroying his opponents' leads an claiming #1 with a final burst of energy. Congratulations Andy!


The 2012 IRONMAN World Championship was a momentous event this year. ASICS triathletes Pete Jacobs and Andy Potts taking the big win, and the 1st American to finish, respectively. This video follows these elite triathletes from pre-race to post-win during their time in Kona, HI.

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Event Recap

Ironman 70.3 Oceanside, California

29th Mar 2013 / Oceanside, California
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St. George 70.3 Triathlon

3rd May 2013 / St. George, UT
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Ironman 70.3World Championship

9th Sep 2013 / Las Vegas, NV
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Ironman World Championships

13th Oct 2013 / Kona, HI
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ING New York City Marathon

3rd Nov 2013 / New York City

ASICS is a proud sponsor of the 2013 ING New York City Marathon. ASICS has embraced a mutually beneficial relationship with the esteemed event on and off since 1988, most recently celebrating 15 consecutive years together. The ING New York City Mara...

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