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who owns the Ironman Triathlon Series

 

   


msj357

Dec 27, 10 20:50

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is there a company or group that owns the rights to the races?

moreover who makes the money from the Ironman business....


Tom Demerly

Dec 27, 10 21:43

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As far as some posters on this forum are concerned (not me), this fellow:





Tom Demerly
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(This post was edited by Tom Demerly on Dec 28, 10 9:07)


mgalanter

Dec 27, 10 21:43

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....fire in the hole!

ok - seriously. Ironman brand is trademarked and owned by DC Comics. It is leased (under an agreement with undisclosed terms) to the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), also konwn to some people on this forum as "The Great Evil Satan".
WTC is the owner of the M-Dot trademark (though apparently Mistral Sport also owns part of it?) and of the Ironman 70.3 and 5150 brands.
The money goes into their shareholder's pockets and retained earnings.
Let me Google that for you. Here is the link: http://google.com/?q=World+Triathlon+Corporation+wiki

Also you may want to check this out: www.tri-history.com/RickRoll


type-B

Dec 27, 10 21:51

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mgalanter wrote:
....fire in the hole!

ok - seriously. Ironman brand is trademarked and owned by DC Comics. It is leased (under an agreement with undisclosed terms) to the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), also konwn to some people on this forum as "The Great Evil Satan".
WTC is the owner of the M-Dot trademark (though apparently Mistral Sport also owns part of it?) and of the Ironman 70.3 and 5150 brands.
The money goes into their shareholder's pockets and retained earnings.
Let me Google that for you. Here is the link: http://google.com/?q=World+Triathlon+Corporation+wiki

Also you may want to check this out: www.tri-history.com/RickRoll


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Record10Carbon

Dec 27, 10 21:55

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msj357 wrote:
is there a company or group that owns the rights to the races?

moreover who makes the money from the Ironman business....



Here we go again....

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nebmot

Dec 27, 10 22:43

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R10C wrote:
msj357 wrote:
is there a company or group that owns the rights to the races?

moreover who makes the money from the Ironman business....




Here we go AGAIN....

fixed it for you…

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Tom Demerly

Dec 28, 10 9:09

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Seems like this has somehow calmed down a bit. Thankfully.


Tom Demerly
The Tri Shop.com


JSA

Dec 28, 10 9:31

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y-o-y

Dec 28, 10 9:42

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Who owns the Chiefs?




Jay G

Dec 28, 10 9:46

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http://www.slowtwitch.com/...atures/ironmark.html

Jay

45 AG triathlete and terrible BMX racer, Tampa FL

   
 
 
 



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