Aliso Viejo, Calif. (March 12, 2009) – AVIA, the leader in endurance sports racing footwear, is proud to announce the addition of Eneko and Hector Llanos to its team of professional triathletes.
Spanish natives, the Llanos brothers have spent over a decade racing at triathlon events around the world including the Olympics. During the ‘08 season, the brothers collectively racked up an impressive resume with a second place finish at the Ironman World Championships, a second place title at the AVIA Wildflower Triathlon, two top ten Ironman European Championship titles, and two top ten XTERRA World Championship titles. In ‘09, their racing schedule includes Wildflower, Ironman Frankfurt and the Ironman World Championships in Kona, HI.
“The Llanos brothers are truly a welcomed addition to the AVIA family; not only do they fill a strategic niche within our European growth plans, but they also fit the personality profile of our AVIA brand ambassadors perfectly,” stated Ed Goldman, Vice President of Marketing for AVIA. “We are honored to have Eneko and Hector racing with us and look forward to including them in brand events and appearances throughout the ‘09 season and beyond.”
For more information on AVIA and its team of professional triathletes including Kenny Souza, Scott Tinley, Conrad Stoltz, Erika Csomor, Eduardo Sturla, Heather Wurtele, Trevor Wurtele, Melanie McQuaid, Amanda Felder, Steven Sexton, Angela Naeth, Bella Comerford, Saul Raisin, Pip Taylor and all of the great teamTBB athletes, please visit www.avia.com.
About American Sporting Goods
American Sporting Goods is a manufacturer of performance athletic footwear based in Aliso Viejo, Calif.