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New Booking Process

New Booking Process

You spoke, we listened. In recent years we have recognised that for many clients, booking accommodation directly has been a more cost effective option. That is why, in 2021 we are simplifying our booking process to ensure clients receive the very best rates. Over the...

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Covid-19 Notice

Covid-19 Notice

To all our friends, As we are all swept up in the global pandemic our health is paramount and we know that sport is the most important of the least important things. At the BEST Centre our thoughts are with all individuals and teams affected by the pandemic: front...

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What’s in store for 2020

What’s in store for 2020

We are excited to have re-opened the centre for the 2020 season! With our BEST Centre Academy kicking off their second term, and both our Training Week programme and Winter Triathlon Clinic in full swing, we are excited to have begun the season as BEST Centre Sports...

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Welcome to BEST Centre Sports!

Welcome to BEST Centre Sports!

As some of you eagle-eyed folk may have noticed in our last post, we’ve got a new name – BEST Centre Sports! Swimming has built the foundation of BEST, with co-founders Matthew O’Connor and James Parrack both former Olympic swimmers, but as many of you know, we have...

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Brits on Fire

Brits on Fire

With their victories in the Mallorca Olympic Triathlon at Colonia Sant Jordi on 23 April, British triathletes Emma Pallant (first woman and second overall) and Caitlin Bradley (first relay women, with Hannah Lord) topped a triumphant month on the island. Pallant,...

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10 of the BEST

Welcome to 10 of the BEST. This is where we will give you a snap shot of some of the swimming greats. Whenever a great swimmer is on the pookdeck, we ask them a questionnaire: 10 of the BEST. Catch a glimpse of what lies behind the medals and the media profiles, who or what has influenced their careers and how they spend their time away from the pool.

Interviews

Brits on Fire

Brits on Fire

With their victories in the Mallorca Olympic Triathlon at Colonia Sant Jordi on 23 April, British triathletes Emma Pallant (first woman and second overall) and Caitlin Bradley (first relay women, with Hannah Lord) topped a triumphant month on the island. Pallant,...

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Amelia Rose Watkinson comes to Europe

One of the rising stars of world triathlon, Amelia Rose Watkinson has swapped the rainforests of Thailand for the European beaches this summer. Born in New Zealand, trained in Asia, Watkinson makes her European competitive debut at Mallorca 70.3 triathlon, followed by...

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Lothar and Nicole Leder – Legends of Triathlon

In 2018, Ironman racing will celebrate its 40th birthday: the first ever race took place on 18 February 1978. In Darmstadt, Germany, two six-year-old children called Lothar and Nicole were just learning to swim and ride their bikes in 1978. Years later, they would...

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Peter Naegeli – Training the world

Swiss coach Peter Naegeli, an age group Xterra champion, has gathered a multi-national set of athletes into his stable. Under the ‘www.kona-coaching.com’ umbrella, Naegeli guides his athletes through the stages of triathlon preparation, with several entered for 70.3...

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Christian Prochnow – Staying Calm in Mallorca

There are many reasons to come and train at the BEST Centre in Mallorca, according to former pro triathlete Christian Prochnow: the superb pool, the great climate, the expertise and background of the owners and the company of swim and triathlon champions. ‘I love the...

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Pamela Geijo: Top triathlete at the BEST Centre

Pamela Geijo: Top triathlete at the BEST Centre

Coming out of the water at the 2003 Valparaiso ITU Pan American Cup Olympic triathlon race in Chile, 23-year old Pamela Geijo lay in 5th place among the elite field. Born in Argentina, she was up against many of the best South American women in the sport, but knew...

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Lotte Miller – Norway’s Rising Stars

Lotte Miller – Norway’s Rising Stars

‘Colonia Sant Jordi is just the right size,’ says Norwegian triathlete Lotte Miller. ‘It’s big enough that there are things to do, but not so large that you have to cycle through traffic. And it’s easy to get out into the countryside. I really appreciate that.’ A...

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