USA Triathlon recalls the top news stories throughout the 2014 season.
Posted Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
Registration is now open for the Open Age-Group Sprint Race as part of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago.
As a member of USA Triathlon, there are a number of ways you can become involved in the national organization, provide leadership and make a difference in the lives of multisport athletes from around the country. One exciting opportunity currently available to South Midwest Region members is the chance to serve USA Triathlon as a member of the Board of Directors.
USA Triathlon Board of Directors President Barry Siff was named to the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Executive Board following a vote at last weekend’s ITU Board Meeting and 25th anniversary celebration in Avignon, France.
Posted Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:15:00 GMT
The 2015 USA Paratriathlon National Championships return to Austin, Texas, on May 25 in conjunction with the Life Time Tri CapTex.
Posted Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:03:00 GMT
Results have been announced for the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Election.
Posted Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:34:00 GMT
With the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships set for Sept. 15-20 at Grant Park, an open age-group sprint race has been added to allow amateur triathletes an opportunity to compete at the same venue as the world’s best triathletes.
Posted Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:13:00 GMT
On Dec. 18, USA Triathlon will start counting down multisport’s top photos, funniest moments and most popular social media posts of 2014 — and we’re looking for your help.
Do you have a funny photo, social media post or short story you’d like to share? What about...
Posted Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
USA Triathlon today announced the organization’s $2.6 million multi-year Women’s Triathlon Emerging Sport Grant, created to drive the establishment of NCAA women’s varsity triathlon programs.
Posted Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:59:00 GMT
Ten individuals, three teams and one race production company are among the recipients of the first Gwen Jorgensen Scholarship, which awarded over $20,000 in funds to develop junior triathletes and paratriathletes.
Posted Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:59:00 GMT
Matt Chrabot (Virginia Beach, Va.) was the top U.S. male finisher in Mexico on Sunday, taking second place in a time of 8:29:50. Michael Weiss (AUT) unleashed a dominant bike split, leading all others by nearly 20 minutes, to secure first place in a time of 8:12:16. Chr...
Posted Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
With aims of making the sport safe and enjoyable for all participants, USA Triathlon held its first-ever Medical Multisport Conference on Nov. 14-15 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Posted Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:34:00 GMT
Meredith Kessler (San Francisco, Calif.) led the women start to finish in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday. Kessler, who was the first woman out of the water, pushed her lead to over seven minutes by the end of the 112-mile bike leg. Kessler relinquished none of that lead, putt...
Posted Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT
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Posted Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:48:00 GMT
USA Triathlon today announced a new Bronze-Level Partnership with Boom Nutrition, who will serve as the organization’s Exclusive Energy Gel through 2017.
Posted Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:31:00 GMT
Check out the preview trailer for the broadcast of the 2014 IRONMAN World Championship, this Saturday on NBC.
Posted Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:28:00 GMT
Select responses will be published in the Winter 2015 issue of USA Triathlon Magazine. The magazine is scheduled to hit members' mailboxes in mid January.
Posted Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:23:00 GMT
USA Triathlon CEO Rob Urbach participated in a panel discussion Tuesday at the Doha Goals Forum in Qatar. Urbach was a panelist for "Debate: Sport for the Masses" at the annual conference.
Posted Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:39:00 GMT
Kelly Kosmo of UCLA raced to victory on Sunday, earning the first-ever Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships title.
Posted Sun, 02 Nov 2014 10:29:00 GMT
Nominations are now open for the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame Class of 2014, and will be accepted through Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.
Posted Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:56:00 GMT
Top triathletes around the country will compete this weekend in the first-ever Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships, set for Sunday, Nov. 2, at Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, Florida.
Posted Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:13:00 GMT
U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls will join triathletes from around the world for the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event and World Paratriathlon Event, slated for Aug. 1-2 at the proposed site of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games triathlon events.
Posted Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:44:00 GMT
IRONMAN 70.3 Austin
Lesley Smith (Coralville, Iowa) topped the podium in Texas on Sunday with a finishing time of 4:29:46. Smith was just behind the leaders out of the water before laying down one of the top run splits of the day to edge out second place finisher Jeanni Seymour (ZAF) w...
Posted Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT
2014 Elite Election Coverage.
What is your favorite U.S. destination race? Email your response to email@example.com by Oct. 30. Put “Best Destination Race” in the subject line and include your name, age and hometown in the body of the email, along with the name of the event and a short descr...
Posted Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT
Longtime USA Triathlon member and contributor Chuck Graziano has been appointed to the USA Triathlon Board of Directors to represent the Mid-Atlantic Region through 2015.
Posted Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:35:00 GMT
USA Triathlon today announced the dates and locations for 13 events that comprise the 2015 National Championships schedule, giving top amateur athletes from across the United States the opportunity to earn official designation as a national champion in a number of multisport disciplines.
Posted Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:36:00 GMT
USA Triathlon today announced that it will return to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Aug. 8-9, 2015 for the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships, the organization’s largest and longest-running National Championships event.
Posted Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:22:00 GMT
U.S. elite triathletes Ben Kanute and Tommy Zaferes scored career-best finishes on Saturday, running their way to podium spots in the ITU World Cup season finale.
Posted Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:44:00 GMT
Nominations are now being accepted for 2014 USA Triathlon Multisport Awards. USA Triathlon would like to recognize those who fueled the multisport lifestyle in the 2014 season.
Posted Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:19:00 GMT