PLAYA OCOTAL, Costa Rica – RaceQuest, a travel and event management company focused exclusively on the unique training and travel needs of athletes and their families, announced details today for one of its featured 2016 Costa Rica Triathlon Training Camps, taking place January 21-25, 2016, at The Cove at Ocotal in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
RaceQuestTravel will partner with legendary World Champion and Olympic Triathlon Coach, Siri Lindley, to providecoaching, triathlon skills analysis and training sessions for athletes taking part in a small-group setting. Lindley will be assisted by 6-Time iron-distance triathlon champion and one of the fastest professional triathletes in history, Rebekah “Bek” Keat.
“I’m excited to work with RaceQuest Travel and their athletes in Costa Rica. The experience we’ve crafted together is going to be nothing short of amazing for these athletes. We’re taking full advantage of the ideal training environment that’s in place there. Everyone is putting heart and soul into making this training week truly one-of-a-kind,” said Lindley.
The 5-day, 4-night triathlon camp will be based at RaceQuest Travel’s new training base in Costa Rica for 20 weeks each year, The Cove at Ocotal Beach (www.thecoveatocotal.com), an exclusive collection of beach villas, saltwater pools, and athletic training facilities located just 20 minutes from Liberia, Costa Rica’s international airport. The warm, clear Pacific waters of Ocotal, scenic footpaths and miles of rewarding cycling routes create the ultimate training environment for triathletes of every experience level.
Perfect All-Inclusive Triathlon Getaway
This comprehensive training experience includes expert triathlon coaching from Siri Lindley and BekKeat, 5-days and 4-nights of luxurious accommodations, all meals with special dietary options available, sunset welcome dinner at the beach, round trip airport ground shuttle service, nutrition needs during training, open water swimming, run gait analysis, swim stroke video analysis, bike mechanic, supported bike rides, restorative yoga, custom technical training apparel, and use of all athletic training facilities.
An optional “Ultimate Recovery Day” is offered at the conclusion of the camp, with athletes spending time at Rio Perdido Thermal Mineral Springs and Spa relaxing in the hot springs or enjoying a nature hike prior to travel. Additional nights at The Cove at Ocotal are also available at special rates, ensuring athletes and guests have plenty of time to enjoy all the area has to offer.
World-Class Training in Costa Rica
“The opportunity to work with the finest coaches and professional athletes in our sport while training in such a stunningly gorgeous environment makes our training base in Costa Rica very special. To be able to host athletes along with Siri Lindley and BekKeatis truly an incredible offering. It’s simply not to be missed,” said RaceQuest Travel CEO and Co-Founder, Krista Baker-Scheyer.
“RaceQuest has covered every detail for us as coaches, and for the athletes who will join us in Costa Rica. Their expertise in all aspects of camp operations really allows us as coaches to focus on delivering our very best. I can’t wait to train alongside these athletes next January,” said Assistant Coach, BekKeat.
RaceQuest designs all training and race travel experiences to be family-friendly, welcoming non-training guests to make it a week that everyone will enjoy. Extras such as an on-site Nanny and an activity-filled Kids Camp allow athletes to receive world-class coaching while RaceQuest manages all details and client needs throughout their stay.
“As triathletes ourselves, we understand what a huge part our families and friends play in our success. It’s important to us that we consistently create the kind of travel experiences that allow them to also take part,” added Baker-Scheyer.
Registration for the camp can be made by visiting Race-Quest.com or emailing the team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pricing is from $3,295 per person.
About RaceQuest Travel
RaceQuest Travel was founded by triathletes Krista Baker-Scheyer, Kelli Eldridge and Scott Coeywith the purpose of providing exceptional training and race travel experiences tailored to the endurance sports enthusiast. With singular focus and passion, the RaceQuest Travel team combines years of experience traveling, racing and supporting professional and age-group triathletes around the globe to deliver world-class travel services.
About Coach Siri Lindley
Siri Lindley, formerly the #1 ranked triathlete in the world, dominated the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Rankings, winning 13 World Cup races in 2000-2002 and was the 2001 ITU World Champion and 2001 ITU Aquathlon World Champion. In 2003, Siri began coaching, having achieved all of her goals during her professional triathlon career.
Siri’s experience and coaching talents have helped her athletes to achieve 6 World Championships (3 IRONMAN World Champion titles and 1 IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion title for Mirinda Carfrae; 1 IRONMAN World Champion title and 1 IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion title for Leanda Cave), as well as 2 Olympic medals.
Known in the sport for her positive approach and tireless work ethic, Siri enjoys coaching triathletes at all distances and works with both elite and age group level competitors.
About Assistant Coach Rebekah “Bek” Keat
BekKeat has been a pro triathlete for over 15 years with over 20 years’ experience in the sport. Bek has been coaching for several years whilst competing at the highest level as a top 10 ranked international triathlete for the last 10 years. In 2011 Bek was world No. 1, and broke the world iron-distance record in 2009 with a time of 8:39, which made her the 2nd fastest female in history behind Chrissie Wellington.
Bekstill currently holds the 6th fastest time in the history of Ironman racing and has won over 6 full iron and 25 half-iron distance events. She is a 2-time Junior World Champion, Silver medalist at the Long Course World Championships and has two top-6 finishes at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Company Name: RaceQuest Travel
Contact Person: Krista Baker-Scheyer and Kelli Eldridge
City: Potomac Falls
Country: United States