Revolution3 Triathlon, the leader in family-friendly triathlon events, has announced that renowned apparel and gear company PEARL iZUMi is a sponsor for the 2012 season. PEARL iZUMi is the official technical clothing sponsor of the Rev3 race series and of the Rev3 team. The Rev3 race expos will now carry PEARL iZUMi gear, along with the Rev3 online store.

PEARL iZUMi has been a a leading name in cycling, running and triathlon gear and technical apparel for more than 60 years. A company devoted to innovation and performance, PEARL iZUMi believes in constantly evolving and experimenting, ensuring that everything they produce is optimized to help athletes excel in all pursuits. A dedication to fit, design and cutting-edge materials makes PEARL iZUMi a trusted name with amazing products.

Rev3 Tri produces an ever-growing number of races in the United States and Costa Rica. Ranging from Olympic to full distance triathlons, Rev3 now has more than ten events that cater to athletes and their families. Rev3 provides a memorable and special race experience for athletes, and a programs a wide variety of activities for spouses, kids and support crew. Race weekends feature a host of events, ranging from family scavenger hunts to kid’s races or family movie nights.

“Rev 3 continues to grow because we evolve and learn from every race, and constantly incorporate that experience in each subsequent race,” says Charlie Patten, president of Rev3 Tri. “Partnering with a company like PEARL iZUMi who understands that devotion to innovation is a great fit for us. We’re so excited to have them as part of the Rev3 Tri race experience.”

“Pearl Izumi is excited to be involved with the 2012 Rev 3 Race Series. Rev3 does an amazing job for the triathlon community by bringing a unique inclusive style for everyone from a first time racer to a seasoned professional. Pearl Izumi sees this partnership as a great fit, providing an opportunity to showcase our brand’s commitment to creating world class products for triathletes.”

Geoff Shaffer, Global Marketing Director

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Revolution 3 Triathlon produces races for Olympic, 70.3 and 140.6 triathlon distances, plus adventure and kids races, and has grown to include events on an international scale. Recently, Rev3 has also dedicated themselves to raising money for the Ulman Cancer Fund.

About Pearl iZUMi

PEARL iZUMi ( is a world leader in the manufacture of high-performance, high-tech sports apparel and footwear for avid cycling, tri, and running enthusiasts. Based in Louisville, Colo., a suburb of Boulder, PEARL iZUMi is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shimano American Corporation, located in Irvine, CA.

About Revolution 3 Triathlon

The REVOLUTION3 Triathlon race series was created to change the way athletes, family members, and spectators view and participate in triathlons of all distances. One of our immediate goals is to make triathlons a more interactive, enjoyable experience for spectators by providing fun activities for children and family members during the race. REVOLUTION3 Triathlon is about change! Change for the age grouper, change for the professional athlete, and change for the spectators. For more information or to register for a Rev3 event, please visit You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.