Andy Potts has won the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon more than anyone else in the event’s 25-year history.
He won for the fifth time in eight tries last year, and has never finished lower than third, but that doesn’t mean leaping off the California Hornblower into frigid San Francisco Bay gets any easier. Read More
There’s something about San Francisco’s Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon that brings out the best in Andy Potts.Potts won his record-setting fifth title in the 32-year-old race on Sunday with a time of 2 hours, 3 minutes and 17 seconds, beating out three athletes ranked by the International Triathlon Union’s World Triathlon Series in the process. Read More
Andy Potts returned to familiar ground Sunday as he reclaimed a spot atop the winner’s podium at the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.
Trimming two minutes off his time from last year’s third-place finish, Potts beat the two-hour mark and captured his fourth Escape victory in 1 hour, 59 minutes, 45 seconds.
The women’s race was won by a new face: 28-year-old New Zealander Nicky Samuels. Read More