The Challenge Family's THECHAMPIONSHIP event is on this weekend, with three Queensland professional athletes on the start line: Annabel Luxford, Kirralee Seidel and Ellie Salthouse.
The half distance event (1.9km/90km/21.1) event will be held at the x-bionic sphere in Slovakia - a purpose built sports facility covering 247 acres. Racing in this picturesque area, the swim is in the Danube River, the one lap ride through the historic region and a 3 lap run course on the purpose built paths at the x-bionic sphere.
The field has attracted a variety of professionals, with athletes finishing in the top 6 at the Rio Olympics, or a top 3 WTS rankings, Kona, 70.3 World Championships or ITU Long Course finish receiving invitations to race at THECHAMPIONSHIP.
The event will be livestreamed for free on their website www.thechampionship.de Saturday June 3rd at 4.30pm Brisbane Time.