Posted by cevision on April 5, 2016
Rudy Project, Italian manufacturers of award-winning sunglasses, helmets, goggles, prescription eyewear, and triathlon bags, is pleased to announce a partnership with multiple IRONMAN® triathlon champion and Top American Female Finisher from the 2015 IRONMAN® World Championships, Heather Jackson.
“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Heather to the Rudy Project family in 2016 as a brand ambassador,” said Paul Craig, President and Co-Founder of Rudy Project North America. “She’s an incredible athlete, a passionate force in the sport of triathlon, and she is a one of a kind maverick, not to mention hard to miss on any race course with those iconic tattoos and smile. Watching her 2015 Kona finish, you could see first-hand her pure, raw emotion and joy. She is exactly the type of athlete we want representing Rudy. All of us at Rudy Project will be cheering her on this season, which should be her best ever.”
Born and raised in Exeter, New Hampshire, Heather gained her competitive spirit playing hockey from a young age, which eventually led her to earn a spot on Princeton’s Division I women’s team for four years. In 2007, her focus shifted in from ice hockey to triathlon...