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Cannes & Salzkammergut, New TriStar Destinations in 2012

tristarCannesSalzkammergut.jpgStarEvents continues it's European expansion with two additional TriStar triathlon events in Europe, one in France and another one in Austria. Cannes and Salzkammergut will be the host cities of the new races. With the announcement of these two new destinations, StarEvents now has fourteen TriStar triathlon events all over the world.

TriStar Cannes completes the wide range of TriStar in France with a race in one of the most striking and unique places in the Côte d'Azur. A triathlon movie in the city of the international festival. The TriStar triathlon event will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2012.

TriStar111 Salzkammergut, in Attersee, in the region of Upper Austria is the landing of the brand in Austria, in one of the most natural areas in Europe. Come back to the nature! The TriStar triathlon will take place Sunday, June 3, 2012.

TriStar Cannes will host both 111 and 55.5 formats and adds to Deauville, Lyon and the race in Principality of Monaco, completing a wide triathlon races range in France and proximities. Located on the Riviera, Cannes is very attractive for its cultural life and for its touristic side. It is the home of one of the best known International Film Festivals, and Cannes itself is like a big "film set". This destination gives the opportunity to athletes to enjoy a beautiful beach for swimming, a tough and demanding bike segment and a run race through the historical centre of the movies capital of France, on April 29, 2012.

This is going to be one of the earliest triathlon in Europe, an unique chance to start the season in France, bringing the opportunity to athletes and their families to enjoy this hot spot to the Mediterranean area. Fun is guaranteed. Triathletes will race in the same streets where the actors pass during the Cannes Festival. This race is organized by Star Production France, and Manuela Garelli is the race director.

TriStar Salzkammergut will also host both 111 and 55.5 formats, in Attersee, in the region of Upper Austria, one of the most popular places in Austria on June 3, 2012. Offering nature pure to its participants. Triathletes can enjoy a triathlon passing spectacular spots and experiencing beautiful views racing around the lake Attersee. The region offers several lakes with crystal clear water and excellents roads for cyclists to rise to 2,000 meters, and then fall back to the lake for some relax and tranquility. In addition to the natural environment, Attersee is very close to big cities like Salzburg or Linz, which makes it a perfect destination for the whole family (shopping, cultural tourism...).

The Economic and Tourism official of Upper Austria Mr. Viktor Sigl says that "as evidenced by the numerous state championship titles, Upper Austria, with its successful athletes inside the red-white-Country is the number one Federal State. Moreover, when it comes to hoste major international sporting events we are cerainly a reliable partner. Numerous World and European Championships were organized such as: Fistball, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding and Sailing. The TriStar Salzkammergut upper Austria is an excellent opportunity to present themselves internationally as host."

Registration details and additional race info for both the new TriStar events in Cannes & Salzkammergut are available on the race websites:


For Georg Hochegger, CEO of Star Production SARL, "we are very proud to host a TriStar race in Cannes as an exclusive destination at the Côte d'Azur which completes a great offer of events in France and Monaco. For Star Events was also one of our main goals to set up in Austria. With TriStar Salzkammergut we found the perfect place to continue introducing the brand to the German and Centro European market, so important for the TriStar growing in 2012, in a natural area unique in the continent and so special for the company because is the first race in Austria."

On November 11 StarEvents is celebrating the "TriStar Day" (11/11/11), a very special date with many fun contests, drafts and games to win free race inscriptions for 2012 TriStar races on Twitter (@stareventsintl) and www.facebook.com/StarEvents. Moreover, until today athletes can benefit from offerings, and promotions in registration packs for some events, but in the coming weeks will expand these offerings and packages for participants for other races.

The TriStar label is owned by Star Production SARL, a Monaco based company specializing in organizing high quality sports events that are focused on fun, social responsibility and environmental protection. The TriStar Series has grown to 27 races in these 14 destinations in less than three years: Split (Croatia), Nevis (St.Kitts and Nevis), Mallorca y Madrid (Spain), Worms-Germany and Berlin (Germany), Lyon, Deauville and Cannes (France), Estonia-Otepää (Estonia), Minnesota (USA), Monaco (Monaco), Sardinia (Italy) and Salzkammergut (Austria). TriStar has introduced new distances to the sport of triathlon (A/N: 111km and 222km), officially recognized by ITU, as well as a new Team Racing Concept T5. More Info: www.tristarseries.com and www.star-events.cc
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