CHALLENGE FAMILY is proud to announce that, on the 3rd June, it will live stream THE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 on its official website, giving triathlon fans from around the world the exclusive opportunity to follow the action from the race live and direct.

In addition to announcing the best line-up of professionals in the history of middle-distance racing, enforcing a new 20 metre draft rule on the bike leg, and hosting the race at the groundbreaking x-bionic ® sphere, CHALLENGE FAMILY will now give triathlon enthusiasts who can’t make it to Samorin, Slovakia, the chance to follow the pro athletes live as they complete the middle-distance race (1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run).

The course of THE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 has been designed so that the x – bionic® sphere forms the backdrop of the starting, transitioning and finishing stages of the race. To view the course in detail, please watch this video:

Whether it’s from the comfort of a triathlon club, home or deciding to catch up on the move, those tuned in to the live coverage of THE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 will be able to follow the whole race from start (in the Danube river) to finish (in the heart of the x-bionic ® sphere).

Triathletes from more than 60 nations from Canada to New Zealand will line up at the start of the inaugural THE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 race.

To follow all the action as it happens please visit the website.

For more information on the race, the course, and the full start list please visit: