The place to learn about triathlon. Says Good Luck to Loyal Employee and Welcomes New Communications Manager

TUCSON, AZ (October 28, 2015) – longtime employee for 10 years, Patrick Baum, has signed with the United States Air Force (USAF). His expected Basic Military Training date with the USAF is February 16th and he currently is undergoing job role negotiations, but hopes to sign for 9S100 – Scientific Applications Specialist. Baum has been an asset to many different departments and the mission. congratulates Pat on his exciting commitment to serve in the military and wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavors.

While the marketing department says goodbye to one employee, marketing welcomes another employee to the department. Stefanie Peterson has accepted the Communications Manager position. Peterson will manage the social media, communications of sponsored entities, contribute to the content marketing process, and develop and edit content for all marketing collateral. Peterson joins with a background in marketing and journalism. She received her M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications and functioned as the Product Marketing Specialist for Sunquest, managing the company’s global product marketing campaigns, editorial calendar, and served as the Editor for the client newsletter. Previous to Sunquest, Stefanie worked as the Staff Writer for a monthly publication, Oasis Living Magazine. Peterson served as the assistant editor, internship supervisor, and managed contributors at the publication. Stefanie is excited to apply her expertise as the new Communications Manager at

About is an industry leader in triathlon, swim, bike and run retail, starting out of the home of Seton and Debbie Claggett in April 2000. Fifteen years and two moves later, occupies 32,000 square feet of retail, warehouse and office space with 30+ employees. is more than just a retail presence; the company is also very committed to growing the sport through partnerships with races, clubs, teams and other endeavors, like being a founding member of Triathlon Business International, and is actively involved in the local Arizona community. Most recently, CEO Seton Claggett was recognized by Inside Triathlon as one of 2013’s 10 Most Influential People in Triathlon. has also been recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work (2009 & 2010), by Triathlete Magazine as one of Triathlete’s Best Places to Work (2010), as one of the top 100 bike shops in the US by the National Bicycle Dealers Association (2010 & 2011), as a top 10 triathlon store by Triathlon Business International (2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013), by Comerica Bank as one of Arizona’s 50 Companies to Watch (October 2008), as one of BizAZ’s Top 35 Entrepreneurs Under 35 (June 2008), by Wells Fargo with their Copper Cactus Award for Business