Butterfield signs sponsorship deals

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  • Tyler Butterfield has received two new sponsors.

    Tyler Butterfield has received two new sponsors.


Bermuda triathlete Tyler Butterfield has signed two new sponsorship deals as he steps up his preparations for the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Butterfield has linked up with Rudy Project, an manufacturer of technologically advanced eyewear and helmets, and CeramicSpeed, a company that specialises in bike components.

The 30-year-old said he was “thoroughly impressed” by Rudy Project’s new Wing57 time-trial helmet, which he was recently able to test on the Ironman course in Kona.

On his sponsorship deal with CeramicSpeed, Butterfield said: “I was eager to start a relationship with CeramicSpeed after learning all about their NASA-technology-based ceramic bearings. I’m looking forward to racing Kona more than ever now.”

The Ironman World Championships — the premier long-distance triathlon event of the season — will be held on October 12.

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Published Sep 30, 2013 at 3:43 pm (Updated Sep 30, 2013 at 3:43 pm)

Butterfield signs sponsorship deals

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