BlueSky Samoa Triathlon Series renews partnership with $45,000

BlueSky Samoa’s Acting Country Manager, Alex Abraham and a Director of Samoa International Events, Seti Afoa

APIA: TUESDAY 03 MARCH 2015: BlueSky Samoa and Samoa International Events have announced their renewed partnership for a third year in bringing about the Samoa Triathlon Series.

The announcement, made at a press conference held at the BlueSky headquarters in Maluafou today, outlined the programme for the upcoming Triathlon Series, with the first race being held two weeks ago on Saturday 21st February 2015.

BlueSky’s contribution to Samoa International events includes $35,000 in cash and $10,000 in kind, bringing the total sponsorship value to $45,000SAT.

Following the success of last year’s BlueSky Samoa Triathlon Series, Bluesky has again agreed to come on board to support the development of the sport of triathlon in Samoa.

BlueSky Samoa’s Acting Country Manager, Alex Abraham, says, “We want to help with the development of this sport in Samoa as we believe that our people have the potential to succeed in it. Darren Young and Daniel Afoa are two such Samoans who have achieved excellent results in the sport of triathlon, not only locally, but worldwide. Also, this is a great opportunity to empower our youth, with BlueSky sponsoring the first ever schools’ triathlon last year which saw a good turnout of students who were eager to give the sport of triathlon a go. This is why we are once again joining forces with Samoa International Events to bring you this year’s Samoa Triathlon Series.”

Director of Samoa International Events, Seti Afoa, thanked the management and staff of BlueSky Samoa for coming on board for the third year in a row and for making the Samoa Triathlon Series possible.

“As an organisation we have grown so much in the last three years in all that we do in Samoa on the local level and our international Events. Bluesky Samoa’s partnership goes far beyond the Triathlon Series to significantly impact our ability to be around and to offer not only the best Triathlon Series anywhere in the Pacific and also local and international Events throughout the Year. Thank you to the Management and the Team at Bluesky and we’re looking forward to another magnificent partnership through 2015.”

The Series will run until July, with the first race having already been completed. Some upcoming races include the Lalomanu Half Marathon, Scotsman’s Trail, Adventure Race and the Apia Master’s Meet.