Elite Team

Geoffrey Steffens, Co-Founder

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Geoff is a husband, father, dog owner and Nurse Practitioner
  • Achievements: Kona Ironman World Championships at Ironman Santa Rosa in 9:57:04. He finished his first Kona in 2018. 
  • Four years ago, his wife (and co-founder of WattsUp) Marissa and him set a goal to qualify for and complete all 3 World Championships (Kona, ITU, and 70.3 Worlds), and with Kona they achieved that goal. 
  • Goals for 2019: completing ITU Worlds again and qualifying for 70.3 Worlds in Nice.
  • Racing St. George 70.3, Deuces Wild, Buffalo Springs 70.3 , Boulder 70.3, Age Group Nationals, and ITU Worlds this year.

Timon Fish, 33

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Racing Years <1 Triathlon, 8 years Mountain biking
  • Favorite race is the Gunnison Growler 64
  • Past accomplishments include: 2018 Colorado Trail Race Overall Champion, 2018 Ironman Lake Placid 11th Overall, 2018 24 hours of Old Pueblo, Overall Single-speed Champion, and 3rd Overall
  • 2019 Goals: Qualify for Kona Ironman World Championships, Repeat Champion of Colorado Trail Race and attempt course record

Chris Phillips, 40

  • Paducah, Kentucky
  • Rheumatologist
  • 4 years racing
  • Favorite race USAT Age Group Nationals
  • Past accomplishments include: 2 time Team USA member for Olympic World Championships, 2016/2019, Team USA Long Course Team 2018, Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2016
  • 2019 Goals: PR Olympic, PR 70.3, Race both Olympic and Ironman 70.3 World Championships, All-American and run a sub 3 Boston Qualifier Marathon

Jane Pilger, 43

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • 16 years racing
  • Favorite race (s): Ironman Canada (Penticton and Whistler!) and Deuces Wild Triathlon Festival
  • Past accomplishments include: 2 time Ironman finisher, 5th American In AG representing Team USA for the Long Course Aquabike in Penticton, BC 2017, 2nd AG at USAT Long Course National Championships in Miami 2018, Multiple AG awards and Top 10 Overall Finishes.
  • Goals for 2019 include: ITU Long Course World Championships, Pontevedra, Spain. Overall goal for the year is increase run speed and put out big WATTS on the bike!

Cade Martin, 16

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Student
  • Racing for 4 years
  • Specialize in Junior Draft Legal Elite Triathlon Racing.
  • Past accomplishments include 12th place at the USAT Junior Championships in Ohio 2018. Have been an overall winner and top ten competitor in local community.
  • Goals for 2019, hit the podium at USAT Junior Nationals, Top Five in all local races.
  • Coached by Ken Axford of Peak Multisport

Katie Tommila, 31

  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Department Head, triathlon coach
  • Racing for 10 years
  • Favorite race(s): Kona Ironman World Championships and the Santa Rosa California Marathon
  • Past Accomplishments include: Qualifying for Ironman World Championships in 2017 while winning the overall age group at Ironman Santa Rosa. Running a 3:10 Marathon at the Santa Rosa Marathon in 2018.
  • Goals for 2019: Continue to develop my love for the sport and help others achieve their goals in the endurance world!

Chris Tommila, Elite/Pro, 30

  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Active Duty United States Air Force Engineer/Pro Triathlete
  • Racing for 8 years
  • Favorite race is Kona Ironman World Championships
  • Past accomplishments include: 2018 Ironman World Championships (370th OA, 9:29:36), 8th OA 2018 Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake, 1st OA Chattahoochee Challenge Half Ironman
  • Goals for 2019: Don’t finish last in the pro field, 2:45 Marathon, make a return to Ultra Running

Jon Brown, 66

  • Lives in Albuquerque, NM
  • Retired, co-owner of PreHab Rehab, LLC
  • Racing for 25 years
  • Favorite race is Ironman 70.3 Boulder and Wildflower
  • Past accomplishments include: 5 time Ironman World Championships competitor, 8 time qualifier. 1st ranked USAT age group, 1st(tie) 70.3 rankings, All-American 10 years running, 2nd USAT Age Group Nationals 2018.
  • Goals for 2019: Win Overall Age Group at Ironman 70.3 World Championships, Nice, France 2019. Top step at Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake, Boulder and Arizona, Indian Wells for 2019.

Shane Treadaway, 40

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Police Officer, Albuquerque Police Department
  • Racing for 5 years
  • Favorite race is Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon
  • Past accomplishments include 2014-2018 USAT All-American, 2017-2018 Ironman All World Athlete
  • Goals for 2019 are to set new Personal Best in the Olympic and 70.3 distance races

Laurie Abrams, 54

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Occupation: Accountant
  • Racing for 30 years
  • Favorite Rac: Deuces Wild Triathlon Festival
  • Achievements: Former Professional Ironman Triathlete 1995-2000,  9 Time  IM Finisher, Oldest Female Finisher Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon in 2018.
  • Goals for 2019: Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon 2nd time finisher
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