Male triathlete is about to run through the red finish tape
Credit: Challenge Family

While the full professional field is yet to be announced, it’s already confirmed that former champions, India Lee (GBR) and Lucy Buckingham (GBR), are returning, as well as current world champion, Rico Bogen (GER) and Daniel Bækkegård (DEN). They will join a field of over 60 professional athletes as they compete for the 100,000 euro prize purse, as well as Challenge Family World Bonus and PTO Gold Level event points. The Championship Live, powered by ROUVY, will broadcast the race in its entirety with expert commentary by the voice of Challenge Family, Belinda Granger, plus special guests.

“I’m thrilled that ROUVY’s partnership with Challenge Family continues to grow and go from strength to strength,” said ROUVY CEO, Petr Samek. “We’re incredibly proud to be a sponsor of The Championship and that ROUVY can bring this great event to riders from all around the world, and experience it for themselves.”

“We are delighted to welcome back ROUVY as Official Broadcast Partner of The Championship,” said Challenge Family CEO, Jort Vlam. “Challenge Family virtual routes have been ridden over one million times on the ROUVY app, highlighting the value they bring to triathletes as they train for their goals, whether qualifying for The Championship or simply preparing for their first triathlon. With ROUVY, every athlete can prepare for every challenge, and this partnership brings the pinnacle of Challenge Family racing to the world. In keeping with our ethos of ‘all about the athlete’ not only will the broadcast cover the professional race in depth, but every athlete can celebrate their finish line moments with friends and family, wherever they are, thanks to the finish line live stream that will broadcast until the final athlete crosses the line.”

The Championship Live, powered by ROUVY, is free to watch and will broadcast via and ROUVY social media channels. The Championship takes place on 19 May 2024 at the x-bionic® sphere in Šamorín, Slovakia with the start gun for the pro men set to go off at 8:30 am CEST and pro women at 8:40am CEST.