WITHOUT LIMITS PRODUCTIONS MISSION
Without Limits Productions was founded in 2007 with a simple goal in mind: to produce the type of events that our Without Limits Crew desires for themselves. Affordability and a laid back atmosphere, for beginners to elites, is the core of each and every production. When you sign up for an event, we want you to know that every last detail is taken care of - you just need to focus on getting to the finish line with a smile.
Some athletes are trying to reach their first finish line, some are trying a new sport out like XTERRA or cyclocross, and some are racing for the podium and new personal record, whichever category you fall into, we have a race to suit your needs.
WITHOUT LIMITS CREW
The Without Limits Crew has a few things in common that are hard to miss when you arrive at an event: we are athletes ourselves and we want to deliver a new and improved experience to the community. We're easy to find in bright orange jackets, and we have way too much fun at our jobs. We're a very diverse and sarcastic group, with worldwide racing and production experience, since the mid 90's.
If you'd like more information on joining the Without Limits Crew, please don't hesitate to send a cover letter/resume to Lance@withoutlimits.com
Lance Panigutti - Owner and Race Director: Lance Panigutti started in the endurance industry as a junior triathlete back in 1996. After finishing a degree in history and classics from the University of Colorado, he turned his attention back to the triathlon world where he raced as an ITU Professional Triathlete for three seasons.
After having raced around the world, he wanted to bring those experiences back home and deliver an improved athlete experience for all levels of racers - beginners to veterans.
Lance can be reached at Lance@withoutlimits.com
Olympia von Berg - Sponsorship & Volunteer Director : Olympia grew up in France in a family of athletes. The first time she went to Kona, she was 8. After studying Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management and living in 8 countries full time, Olympia returned to Colorado to continue a career in Sports. She is a triathlete, skier, avid traveller, dog rescuer, tiramisu connoisseur and failed avocado grower.
Olympia can be reached at Olympia@withoutlimits.com
Lindsey McGee – Race Day Operations & Community Builder: Lindsey has been in the event industry since 2010, serving as a volunteer, staff or participant in well over 200 events. She began her Without Limits journey as a volunteer in 2015 and fell in love with the endurance community. Since 2015, she has recruited volunteers, greeted thousands of athletes during registration, and has worked in many operation positions and completed numerous more triathlons. Heard before seen, Lindsey is known for encouraging newbies and veterans alike, with high fives, “You got this!” cheers, and sporadic dance parties.
Lindsey can be reached at Lindsey@withoutlimits.com
Morgan Garthe - Self-Appointed HR Director & Race Day Support: Morgan joined the Without Limits A-Team in 2018 after being inspired by a friend and long-time endurance athlete. As a trained runner, Morgan was motivated by other athletes to expand her horizons to triathlons and is forever hooked. She brings solid event world experience by working numerous athletic events throughout Colorado and is known for her calm demeanor when things go sideways.
You'll know it's Morgan by her signature heart shaped sunglasses or giving out "fines" for HR violations.
She can be reached at Morgan.Garthe@gmail.com
Kenny Withrow – Social Media Director: Social media should be engaging, creative, and more importantly fun. Without Limits searched for years for the right person to match its style and unique take on the endurance lifestyle.
Kenny comes from a triathlon background, racing on sports biggest stages - Ironman World Championships in Kona, HI. Now he's enjoying the sport from behind a camera lens. His understanding of the athlete allows him to capture the triathlon experience in unique ways. His outside the box creativity, borrowing on inspiration from the electronic music industry, really sets his style apart.
Kenny can be reached at email@example.com
Tricia Dixon - Race Day Site & Crew Manager: Tricia joined the event industry a few years back, and it's hard to imagine an event without her running race day site operations. The only team member to be smiling at 3am without a coffee or Red Bull in hand, Tricia can be found in the registration truck helping athletes, training volunteers, or helping director exhibitors and race personal around the venue. Just don't challenge her to lift more than the boys when it comes to cones or fencing as that's a bet you'll always lose!
Tricia can be reached at Tricia@withoutlimits.com
Jen Szabo "Rockstar" - Race Day Operations: Jen Szabo has been one of the longest tenured staff members at Without Limits, jumping on board back in 2008 and working every possible role over the past decade. Jen took a non traditional path into the world of triathlon, but since her first ever event, she has completed the Mt. Evans Ascent and XTERRA Buffalo Creek on multiple occasions. If you're a beginner racer and a little bit nervous at your first event, somehow Jen will find you, hug you, and inspire you to cross that finish line.
Matt Moore - Warehouse Manager & Race Day Operations Crew: One day, Matt was packing parachutes next to our race director Lance and asked for an internship; a few weeks later he was waking up at 3am to set up fencing, clean and organize warehouses. Over the past few seasons, he's become a key part of the crew as he works on his degree at the University of Colorado.
Matt's passion in college transitioned from track athlete to a wingsuit pilot and BASE jumper, so the high stress of the event industry is something he's well suited for.
Matt can be reached at Matt@withoutlimits.com
Tony Panigutti - Co-Founder of Without Limits Productions (2008-2016): Tony has been involved in endurance sports for over 20 years - participating in sports from an early age, and most recently taking that passion to race directing. Coming from a swimming background growing up, Tony competed in his first triathlon in 1996 - The Hyannis Sprint Triathlon on Cape Cod. The second he got a glimpse of the finish line, he was hooked. Since that first triathlon, Tony has competed in various distances ranging from local sprints, half iron distance races, to national championships. While triathlons are his main focus, that doesn't stop him from cycling races, running events, skiing, mountain biking, and many other athletic pursuits.
Tony can be reached at Drgutti94@gmail.com
Gaby McCash - Race Day Course Director: Gaby McCash, born and raised in Mexico, has been a part of the event production industry for over 4 years now. Initially starting out as a volunteer who doubled as our Spanish translator, she quickly developed into a key member of our staff, helping coordinate race day volunteers and run registration operations.
We're not sure what exactly she's doing in that picture, but she looks very happy driving "Brutus" the ATV, as she cleans up a cyclocross course.
Gaby can be reached at Gaby@withoutlimits.com
Candy Panigutti - Race Day Course Director: Candy Panigutti was the spark that caused two brothers to finally take a chance on their business idea one rainy day at Water World - and she's been along for the wild ride ever since. A former college swimmer, Candy took her passion for the open water and founded the Aquaman, Denver's mid week swim-run series. You can also find her at a few Without Limits Triathlons as part of the race day operations crew. Over the years, she's been able to parlay her organizational and communication skills as a teacher into keeping Without Limits an efficient operation.
Candy can be reached at Candy@withoutlimits.com
Bryan Rhodes – Race Day Operations & Token Kiwi: Bryan has been racing triathlon longer than the rest of the A-Team combined. Having started his career in the early 90's, Bryan would go on to race professionally at the ITU World Cup level. His career would quickly transition to the Ironman distance where he shined, taking home notable victories at Ironman Malaysia and Ironman Canada.
Bryan brings that global experience, and passion for the sport into each event production. More than anything else, he brings a ton of laughs, and an enthusiasm level that's second to none. The majority of the time we need to tell him to "settle down"! Look for Bryan leading a few swim clinics at the Stroke & Stride Series this season.