2016 U.S. Olympic Qualifier and 2012 Olympian Sarah True spoke with USA Today's Nancy Armour this week for the Going for Gold podcast.
Posted Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:55:00 GMT
Nine U.S. elite triathletes are among those on the start list for this weekendís ITU World Triathlon Edmonton, the final regular season stop of the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series circuit before the Grand Final in Chicago on Sept. 15-19.
Posted Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:25:00 GMT
For the second straight year, USA Triathlon will welcome physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, race directors and coaches to the Medical Multisport Conference, scheduled for Nov. 5-7 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
Posted Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:04:00 GMT
Reigning ITU World Champion Javier Gomez of Spain raced to his third ITU World Triathlon Series win of 2015 on Sunday, claiming victory at the Stockholm series stop by 45 seconds.
Posted Sun, 23 Aug 2015 10:14:00 GMT
2016 U.S. Olympic qualifier and 2012 Olympian Sarah True successfully defended her title at ITU World Triathlon Stockholm on Saturday, winning gold over fellow USA Triathlon National Team member Katie Zaferes, who finished second.
Posted Sat, 22 Aug 2015 06:27:00 GMT
USA Paratriathlon, a program of USA Triathlon, will be hosting a free paratriathlon summit on Sept. 16-17 at Fosco Park in Chicago.
Posted Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:37:00 GMT
USA Triathlon National Team member Sarah True punched her ticket to Rio 2016 earlier this month and is set to compete this weekend along with 13 other Americans at ITU World Triathlon Stockholm, the eighth stop of the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series.
Posted Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:05:00 GMT
Members of the USA Triathlon National Office will host children ages 7-15 this Saturday, Aug. 22, at the 2015 USA Triathlon Youth Splash & Dash in Colorado Springs.
Posted Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:56:00 GMT
U.S. paratriathletes won gold in seven of 10 sport classes contested on Sunday at the Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event, held at Belle Isle State Park.
Posted Sun, 16 Aug 2015 18:13:00 GMT
USA Triathlon Foundation announced today that Paul Gompers, a longtime endurance athlete and current Eugene Holman Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, has been named the newest member of the Foundationís board.
Posted Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:05:00 GMT
A field of 60 paratriathletes from the United States and 10 other nations will compete in Sundayís Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event, set at Belle Isle State Park.
Posted Wed, 12 Aug 2015 08:57:00 GMT
MILWAUKEE — Thomas Barton won his first overall national title on Sunday, while Taylor Knibb was the repeat overall champion at the USA Triathlon Sprint National Championships, the final event of the 2015 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships weekend.
On day two of com...
Posted Sun, 09 Aug 2015 07:48:00 GMT
Watch video footage of the nation's top amateur triathletes as they compete at the 2015 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance and Sprint National Championships, plus the elite draft-legal Super Sprint Milwaukee.
Posted Sun, 09 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT
USA Triathlon today announced Omaha, Nebraska, as the location for the 2016 and 2017 Age Group National Championships, with the 2016 event scheduled for Aug. 13-14.
Posted Sat, 08 Aug 2015 19:00:00 GMT
Amateur triathletes Barrett LeHardy and Abby Levene captured victory and overall national titles at Saturdayís USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships, held for the third and final time at the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World along Lake Michigan.
Posted Sat, 08 Aug 2015 17:29:00 GMT
Erin Jones and Eric Lagerstrom raced to top finishes at the 2015 Super Sprint Series event, held in conjunction with USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships on Aug. 8, capping off an action-packed day of racing on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World.
Posted Sat, 08 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT
More than 30 elite and junior elite triathletes will compete in a draft-legal USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series event in Milwaukee on Aug. 8, held in conjunction with the 2015 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships.
Posted Thu, 06 Aug 2015 06:58:00 GMT
Live coverage from the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will be available for free at usatriathlon.org this weekend, marking the fifth consecutive year USA Triathlon has offered a live stream of its largest National Championships event.
Posted Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:14:00 GMT
USA Triathlon Foundation announced today that former Massachusetts U.S. Senator Scott Brown has joined the USA Triathlon Foundationís Board of Directors.
Posted Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:46:00 GMT
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will host approximately 5,000 registered athletes over two days of competition this weekend for the 2015 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships, held at the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World.
Posted Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:04:00 GMT
USA Triathlon was pleased to welcome Ahmed Nasser, African Triathlon Union President, to its headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on July 31 for the official signing of the cooperation agreement between the two federations.
Posted Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT
The USA Triathlon Town Hall and Annual Membership Meeting is hosted by the USA Triathlon Age Group Committee and presented with officers of the USA Triathlon National Board of Directors and CEO. USA Triathlon gold partner TYR will be giving away TYR Dry Off Sport Towels to the first 50 U...
Posted Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT
The Z3 Junior Triathlon Team reclaimed the top spot on the Mixed Team Relay podium while hundreds of youth age-groupers competed to wrap up the final day of competition Sunday at the USA Triathlon Youth and Junior National Championships.
Posted Sun, 02 Aug 2015 04:24:00 GMT
Gwen Jorgensen and Sarah True are the first two U.S. triathletes to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, after taking first and fourth place at the ITU World Olympic Qualification Event on Aug. 2.
Posted Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Six U.S. paratriathletes met the qualification standards to provisionally secure the first spots on the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Triathlon Team on Saturday at Copacabana Beach.
Posted Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:10:00 GMT
Taylor Knibb, Seth Rider, Kira Stanley and Zach Wilson won Junior Elite and Youth Elite national titles on Saturday at Voice of America Park to open a weekend of racing with a sold-out field of 950 triathletes at the USA Triathlon Youth & Junior National Championships.
Posted Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Hunter Kemper is aiming to make his fifth Olympic team. His first opportunity is this weekendís 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event, where up to two American men can qualify, provided they finish in the top eight.
Posted Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:41:00 GMT
Ranked as the top three women in the world, U.S. elite triathletes Gwen Jorgensen, Katie Zaferes and Sarah True headline a team of 16 American athletes who will compete for top-eight finishes at the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event.
Posted Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
With triathlonís debut in the Paralympic Games just over one year from now, U.S. paratriathletes are readying to race in the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Paratriathlon Event on Saturday, Aug. 1.
Posted Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:23:00 GMT
The first individual qualifying opportunity for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team is set for this weekend at the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event, with Americans vying for top-eight finishes on the proposed Olympic Games triathlon course.
Posted Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:19:00 GMT