USA Triathlon is now taking nominations for its 2014 Athletes' Advisory Council (AAC) and Athlete Director seats.
Posted Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:57:00 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 Executive Director.
Posted Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:57:00 GMT
On the cold, dark morning of July 3, 2014, Carson Gossler entered the choppy waters of the Catalina Channel with two goals: break a world record and have fun. The 14-year-old accomplished both, but it was not without struggle.
Carson, a Chula Vista, California, native, and five of his f...
Posted Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT
Young triathletes ages 7-19 from across the United States will compete for national titles at this weekend’s USA Triathlon Youth & Junior National Championships at Voice of America Park in West Chester, Ohio. This year’s event has sold out for the first time in the event’s history.
Posted Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:52:00 GMT
USA Triathlon, in conjunction with KANGA Productions, is pleased to announce the 2014 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 11. The event, officially designated as the 2014 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, will offer $70,000 in prize money to top elite triathletes in a thrilling, spectator-friendly format.
Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:24:00 GMT
USA Triathlon announced today that it will host two coaching certification courses in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, from Oct. 6-9 leading into the 2014 IRONMAN World Championship, presented by GoPro.
Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:23:00 GMT
USA Triathlon National Team member and 2008 Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker earned his first World Cup podium finish of the season on Saturday, crossing the line in second place.
Posted Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:21:00 GMT
Catch up on all the weekend action from U.S. elites competing around the world.
Posted Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:02:00 GMT
Matthew Payne and Kirsten Sass captured overall standard-distance titles while Nathan Hoffman and Patty Peoples-Resh raced their way to overall sprint titles at the 2014 Life Time USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships, held Saturday at Harriet Island Regional Park.
Posted Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:11:00 GMT
It had been 60 years since Harold Hering had been on a bike. But at 72 years old, the retired Air Force pilot bought a flat-bar road bike to complement his running, a hobby he was introduced to just one year prior.
“I got into duathlon as a backdoor kind of thing,” sa...
Posted Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT
USA Triathlon will honor the 2013 Athletes of the Year and Multisport Award winners with a celebration dinner and ceremony at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Aug. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Olympian Barb Lindquist will join the festivities as the keynote speaker.
Posted Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:51:00 GMT
Every race has a winner. Every winner has a story. Every story has a journey.
For Kenneth and Kristina Varner, their duathlon journey has led them to the podium time and time again, but it has also led them into a new life together.
Four years ago, Kenneth was 48 and weighed over 300 ...
Posted Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT
Nearly 650 athletes from 44 states and Washington, D.C., are on the start list for this Saturday’s 2014 Life Time USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships, held in St. Paul, Minnesota, at Harriett Island Regional Park.
Posted Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:24:00 GMT
The summer issue of USA Triathlon magazine is now available in a flash-based digital edition (best viewed on a desktop or laptop computer), Android and iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch. Current USA Triathlon members will still receive a printed copy of the magazine (unless you have opted out).
Posted Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:23:00 GMT
Catch up on all the weekend action you might have missed from elite triathletes at a number of distances.
Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:36:00 GMT
In the sixth edition of the ITU Mixed Relay World Championships, the United States earned fifth-place in a sprint with Germany, while Great Britain picked up their third team title.
Posted Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:49:00 GMT
American Gwen Jorgensen again reached historic heights on Saturday, winning ITU World Triathlon Hamburg for her seventh career ITU World Triathlon Series victory and her fourth consecutive win this season.
Posted Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:03:00 GMT
For the second year, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will host a record field of triathletes as the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships return to the lakeshore on Aug. 9-10.
Posted Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:04:00 GMT
The ITU World Triathlon Series makes its sixth stop of 2014 in Hamburg, Germany, this weekend, with individual and relay titles up for grabs over two days of competition.
Posted Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:00:00 GMT
Multisport race directors and event organizers are now able to register for the 2015 USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium, set to take place Jan. 16-18 aboard the Disney Dream, a Disney Cruise Line voyage departing from Port Canaveral, Florida.
Posted Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:03:00 GMT
The 2014 USA Triathlon Youth & Junior National Championships will return to West Chester, Ohio’s Voice of America Park for the third consecutive year on Aug. 2-3, with nearly 700 young triathletes currently registered to compete.
Posted Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:01:00 GMT
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The United States Olympic Committee today announced Gwen Jorgensen has been selected as the female June Athlete of the Month for her record-breaking performance in the ITU World Triathlon Chicago.
Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.) captured her sixth career IT...
Posted Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT
The United States Olympic Committee has recognized USA Triathlon Certified Coach Kathleen Johnston as the 2013 Developmental Coach of the Year. Johnston is one of five national coaches recognized for accomplishments at the grassroots, Olympic and Paralympic levels.
Posted Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:35:00 GMT
USA Triathlon will welcome members of the medical community, including physicians, nurses and allied health professionals, to its first-ever Medical Multisport Conference, scheduled for Nov. 14-15.
Posted Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:20:00 GMT
Distance was the name of the game for many American elite triathletes over the weekend, with events in the U.S., France and Austria.
Posted Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:32:00 GMT
The inaugural ITU World Triathlon Chicago came to a close Sunday in spectacular fashion, with Spain’s Javier Gomez breaking away from the field to earn his fourth ITU World Triathlon Series title of the season.
Posted Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:19:00 GMT
Age-group athletes traveled from 49 states and Washington, D.C., as well as 31 countries around the world, all to compete in the inaugural ITU World Triathlon Chicago in the heart of the city.
Posted Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT
USA Triathlon National Team Member and 2012 Olympian Gwen Jorgensen captured her sixth career ITU World Triathlon Series victory on Saturday at Grant Park’s Buckingham Fountain, making history as the first woman from any country to claim six titles since the series launched in 2009.
Posted Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:43:00 GMT
Nearly 60 elite paratriathletes competed Saturday in the ITU World Paratriathlon Chicago presented by Dare2tri, showcasing an international field, including athletes from Australia, Italy and Brazil, among other countries.
Posted Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT
CHICAGO — Quotes from Friday’s ITU World Triathlon Chicago press conference.
Posted Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT