US Military Endurance Sports

Blueseventy Provides USMES Athletes the Technical Edge

Posted 06 Jan 2016 in News Facebooktwittergoogle_plusmail

Boulder, Colorado – US Military Endurance Sports (USMES) is proud to announce an official partnership with blueseventy, an innovative provider of high performance technical products, and developers of wetsuit technology.

“Partnering with blueseventy is a huge benefit to all of our US Military Endurance Sports athletes and will serve veterans nationwide by providing the best possible equipment, enabling them to perform at the highest levels,” said USAFR Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Bill Jacobus, Executive Director, USMES.

Founded in New Zealand near the time of the advent of Ironman and birth of triathlon, blueseventy is now a world leader and innovator in wetsuits, goggles, swimwear and pool competition suits. Blueseventy now calls Seattle its headquarters and has offices and distribution globally.

Ryan Vanderloop, blueseventy’s sponsorship manager said: “We are very pleased to be working with USMES and their amazing athletes. Our wetsuits and swim products will give them the best gear to achieve their triathlon, open water and pool swimming goals. Additionally, our product development process is driven by feedback from our athletes, so it’s important for us to work with a high caliber wide range of athletes when it comes to making advances in our products.

For over 20 years blueseventy has been producing world class wetsuits and swimming products.  Winner of many awards, blueseventy’s HELIX wetsuit is a revolutionary development in the swimming industry. Based in Seattle, with offices in the UK and New Zealand, blueseventy is constantly developing and tweaking patterns to get a fit that works with the swimmer. It’s that superior fit that leads to better performance and comfort in the water so blueseventy’s pro-athletes emerge first from the water at every iconic race in the world including the Olympics and World Championships over every distance. blueseventy products are available worldwide at leading triathlon and swimming retailers and online. Learn more at:



Founded in 2010, USMES is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity organization chartered to support endurance sports education and activities for current, retired, and Veteran members of the United States Uniform Services. USMES began operations as an elite amateur cycling team and over the course of five years has grown into a thriving multi-sport recreational, development, and elite athletic program. In addition to supporting active cyclists, adaptive cyclists, runners, and triathletes, USMES seeks to raise awareness of the physical and psychological benefits of endurance sports within our communities.


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