Professional Triathlete, Jeff Smith will be racing for the $2000 Prize Purse

XTERRA Les Bois is excited to have Professional triathlete Jeff Smith return to our race for a 2nd year in a row.  Jeff was our top amateur in 2013 and took 3rd place overall!  Jeff made the “big jump” in 2014 throwing his “chip” in the game as a professional.  He is currently 8th in the XTERRA Pro Series point standings and is looking to improve on his 3rd overall placing last year and vie for the top spot in the $2000 Pro prize purse.

You can follow Jeff on Twitter (@smitjef)or his website at http://trijeffsmith.com.

Shilt Orthopaedic Consulting Services announced as the Presenting Sponsor for 2014 XTERRA Les Bois

XTERRA Les Bois announces Shilt Orthopaedic Consulting Services (SOCS) as a loyal and integral presenting sponsor, facilitating the growth of our race and support of our Professional athletes.  SOCS is based in Boise, Idaho and provides care and expertise to individuals with orthopaedic needs across the healthcare spectrum.  Dr. Shilt combines his 15 years of orthopedic surgery practice with an extensive endurance sports medicine experience to deliver advice to athletes.

For a 3rd year in a row, SOCS has graciously sponsored our professional athlete prize purse.  In 2014, we are excited to announce $2,000 in total prize earnings to those professionals racing!!

To learn more about Shilt Orthopaedic Consulting Services (SOCS), click HERE. SOCS can also be followed on Twitter @ShiltOrtho

Snapple/GFit, XTERRA Pro Chris Ganter will be returning in 2014 to defend his title!

2013 XTERRA Les Bois reigning champion and Snapple/GFit XTERRA Pro, Chris Ganter will be returning for a 3rd year in a row to defend his title.  Chris, a former collegiate runner turned XTERRA Pro, has been climbing the ranks with a most recent 8th place finish at the XTERRA East Championships in Richmond, Virginia. 

Chris will be helping with the “Ride/Run with the Pro’s” during the week of the race.  

Chris can be found on Twitter (@cganter1010) or his website at http://www.chris-ganter.com/Home.html 

Don’t miss your opportunity to “Ride with the Pro’s” on the bike course

Looking to preview the XTERRA Les Bois course and get “inside scoop” on how to conquer it!?!?!?……..Well, here is your opportunity!!

XTERRA Les Bois’ professional entrants to include Chris Ganter and Guy Crawford will be guiding you around one loop of the bike course giving tips.  “Ride with the Pro’s” will be on Wednesday evenings at 6:00PM leaving from Transition 2. ALL ABILITY LEVELS WELCOME!  See map below.

Here is the schedule:

Wednesday, July 9
Wednesday July 16
Wednesday July 23 (race week)

Professional Triathlete, Guy Crawford racing again in 2014 at XTERRA Les Bois!!

XTERRA Les Bois is pumped to announce the return of pro triathlete, Guy Crawford in 2014! Guy will be returning for 3rd year in a row to improve upon his 2nd place spot on the podium in 2013.  Splitting his time between Boise and Perth, Australia, his return to the states will ensure plenty of training on the course to certainly vie for the top spot. So far this year, he has placed himself towards the front of each race and has come up with great results in very competitive fields:

7th – Ironman New Zealand
1st – Endure Batavia Triathlon Geraldton
6th – 70.3 Busselton
10th – 70.3 Boise

“I’m totally stoked to be returning to race XTERRA Les Bois. The course gives you a mix of everything so I’m super excited to get in the mix and battle through another fun filled, adrenaline pumping, heart pounding, Dam wall (The Groin) climbing at XTERRA Les Bois. My favorite part, the beer and gossip sessions at 10 Barrel afterwards!”

Guy can followed on twitter @blue70guy or you can visit his website by clicking HERE.