Silvia Ribeiro, an aspiring pro triathlete. Ribeiro hails from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she formerly worked as a dentist before her modeling career took off. After discovering triathlon a few years ago, she quickly fell in love with the sport and is now focused on the 70.3 distance and hopes to earn her pro card this season and toe the line at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. Silvia is powered by Herbalife24 performance nutrition programme.
Herbalife 24 Athlete Heather Jackson, fresh of winning the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon and the Oceanside 70.3 Half Ironman reflects on training, race strategy and her nutrition leading up to some of her big races.
In this video Herbalife 24 Athlete, Heather Jackson chats about her new race approach now that she has confidence in her run. Jackson combined a 25:05 swim, a 2:27:53 bike and a 1:17:32 half marathon to earn the victory.
2013 Ironman 70.3 California, Oceanside, Calif. – March 30, 2013, 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
1. Heather Jackson (USA) 4:13:48
2. Heather Wurtele (CAN) 4:16:11
3. Lesley Paterson (SCO) 4:17:46
4. Linsey Corbin (USA) 4:18:41
5. Amy Marsh (USA) 4:19:44
— IRONMAN Triathlon (@IronmanTri) March 31, 2013
Heather Jackson is excited to announce an exclusive sponsorship with global nutrition company, Herbalife. With an extensive history of supporting champion athletes and sporting teams worldwide, Jackson is especially excited to join the ranks of this health and fitness-driven company.
With triathlete Heather having a standout year in 2012, including a course record-breaking victory at the Wildflower Triathlon as well as 3rd place at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships, we are excited for what’s in store in 2013. Her sheer drive and carnal need to win make her one of the most consistent triathletes out there, finishing 4th place or better at every race in 2012. This includes a 4th place finish at the 2012 XTERRA World Championships- the very first XTERRA race of her career.
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. With products catering to weight management, energy & fitness, heart health and more, Herbalife knows the meaning of a successful healthy lifestyle. In addition, Herbalife brings overwhelming support to communities in need and children’s nutrition through its Herbalife Family Foundation, as well as support and sponsorship to world class athletes, teams, and events all over the world.
Heather is especially excited to be adding Herbalife’s Herbalife24 nutrition line to her everyday training regimen. This comprehensive line is designed to fuel and empower athletes 24 hours a day. With products including Herbalife24 Hydrate, Herbalife 24 Prolong and Herbalife24 Rebuild Strength, this full nutrition line is the perfect compliment to Heather’s nonstop training program.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Herbalife team. I have been consuming the Herbalife24 products in my training and recovery and know that they are going to bring me to a new level of racing this year. The Herbalife24 product line provides the nutrition your body needs not just during training, but also before you train, after…24 hours a day. Just as important, the people behind this brand- Dr. John Heiss, Casey Weaver, and everyone else I’ve had the opportunity to meet at Herbalife are truly into helping athletes get the most out of their bodies and maximizing athletic performance. They train and race themselves, which meant a lot to me. I know this is going to be an incredible partnership,” says Jackson.
“We couldn’t be more excited to work with Heather. She’s an incredible athlete, and most importantly, a true competitor and the type of person we want to be working with. With any athlete we align with, we look for true partnerships. With Heather and her team this was apparent from day one,” stated Weaver, World Wide Category Manager for Sports and Fitness for Herbalife.
“2013 will be a big year for Herbalife24 performance nutrition products. Having an athlete like Heather provide feedback on formula prototypes through the development of new products will be invaluable to us,” concluded John Heiss, PhD, Director of Sports and Fitness for World Wide Product Marketing for Herbalife.
Wattie Ink. is excited to see the force we know Heather can become with the addition of the Herbalife nutrition line to her everyday training program.