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Dec. 12, 2006
TCB Triathlete Macca named Competitor Mag’s Triathlete-of-the-Year

Macca on the airfoil.This just in from TCB Triathlete Chris McCormack’s agent, Scott Fairchild, letting us know that Macca as been named ‘Triathlete of the Year’ by the folks at the Competitor Magazine Endurance Sports Awards.

Definitely very cool news—but I’d be lying if I were to say that it comes as a surprise. Because let’s face it—Chris rocks. 

Over here at Clif Bar we’re already looking forward to seeing Macca in action come '07!

Australian, Chris 'Macca' McCormack has just been named 'Triathlete of the Year'. The 15th annual Competitor Magazine Endurance Sports Awards Gala will be held Saturday night February 3rd at 6pm in San Diego. The event will be held on the world famous Sea World property.

Macca once again showed why he is the worlds most talented Triathlete in 2006 with six victories on three different continents and at three different distances. The decades most victorious Triathlete, McCormack has shown he is also the worlds most versatile Triathlete as well.

Chris became the 5-time Australian Ironman Champion as well as the 3-time champion of Germany's Roth Challenge Ironman in 2006. Along with his two Ironman titles, Chris also won three Ironman 70.3 titles and an Olympic Distance National Championship. He also won the Australian Half Ironman National Championship and ended his year with a 2nd at the Ironman Hawaii World Championships.

When asked about the news, McCormack said, "I'm incredibly honored to be named Triathlete of the year. It feels great to be recognized for my entire season and just motivates me even more for 2007.

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