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Triathlon for a Smile
PERFECT TIMING SPORTS – Puerto Rico The enchanting Caribbean island of Puerto Rico offers one of the most wonderful settings in the world in which to host a triathlon. That is why triathlete Javier Velazquez, founder of the Puerto Rico Triathlon Series, contacted IPICO Sports while searching for a solution to his timing needs. Puerto Rico Triathlon Series organizes five events throughout the year, with an average of 300 participants per event in the lovely town of Dorado, located on the coast just 20 minutes north of the capital, San Juan. In 2013, with their own IPICO Sports equipment, their knowledge, experience and passion for the sport, Javier and his club were able to offer first class events and [ ... read more ]
2014 IPICO Sports Users Conference
The 2014 IPICO Sports Users Conference at the Tuscany Suites in Las Vegas, NV was a HUGE success. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘grow’. Not only did IPICO Sports continue its tremendous growth as a leading global timing company but our conference grew to record numbers, our global timer base grew throughout the year, and most importantly our timers themselves grew their own businesses. The 2014 IPICO Sports Users Conference allowed our users to learn more technical aspects of the superior technology that they have at their finger tips. It also allowed them to interact and learn from some of the biggest and best timers on the planet. “It’s my first time to attend the IPICO conference and [ ... read more ]
Timer Profile: QuidChrono
Company Name: QuidChrono Founded: 2007 Location: Lorraine, Quebec Canada Events timed each year: · 50 in 2011 · 110 in 2012 · 200 in 2013 Types of Events: Running, Skiing, Skating, Cycling, Swimming, Triathlon, Duathlon IPICO Equipment: 5 Elite’s, 2 Lite’s, Mats, and Cycling Antennas QuidChrono has timed hundreds of events over the years and not only does electronic timing but they also help in all of the planning stages of the event. When asked how their partnership with IPICO Sports has been for their business they stated, “we feel we are part of your family. We always get a personalized service from your staff. When we order something, we get it very fast. We can always [ ... read more ]
New Dashboard v3.0
New Dashboard v3.0 reader management software is now available Dashboard 3.0 is totally redesigned and has some exciting new features. We will also be rolling out updates with enhancements periodically based on this new platform that will add some of the most requested features to your IPICO Sports reader management toolkit. Some of the key features of this release are: -Improved Time sync function – sets time on reader to match PC time -Improved connection reliability -Multiple reader support through use of tabs -Unique tag counter with counter reset (does not affect tag read database) -Tag reads are now streamed into a database instead of to a cache -View Tags screen displays [ ... read more ]
IRONMAN Brasil 2013
Ironman is the biggest triathlon event around the world and challenges athletes to go 3.8 km swim, 180.2 km cycling and 42.2 running through breathtaking journeys. In total, 29 Ironman events are realized around the world but only one is held in South America: the Ironman Brasil. In this 13th edition, two thousand athletes from 34 countries raced in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, on May 26th. Our partners at LATIN SPORTS had a great weekend by successfully timing some record setting times and first time wins. Tim O'Donnell won the 2013 Ironman Brasil on Sunday, completing the grueling course that includes a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run in a time of eight hours, one minute and 31 seconds. Igor [ ... read more ]
FINA’s 2013 10km Swimming World Cup
FINA’s 2013 10km Swimming World Cup in Cancun Mexico was a success. Believe it or not only seconds separated the winners in this event and one of our great IPICO Sports timers was their timing with our new Power Tag. Rodrigo Calderon of Mexico’s has been electronic timing all over Latin America for about 20 years. Martina Grimaldi (ITA) and Daniel Fogg (GBR) emerged victorious at the fourth stop of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2013, held for the first time in Cozumel, Mexico. The event had a record 128 participants (53 women and 75 men) from 24 countries, who swam in the crystal-clear waters of the Mexican Caribbean and enjoyed the naturally stunning scene. The women's race was [ ... read more ]
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