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USA Triathlon to Invest $100,000-Plus to Drive Youth Multisport Participation

USA Triathlon will invest more than $100,000 to increase opportunities and access for current and prospective youth athletes across the multisport community through its 2022 Return to Racing Youth Stimulus Package. The program includes free youth event sanctioning, free youth clinic sanctioning, free registration for youth clubs, 10 free youth memberships to race directors and […]

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USA Triathlon CEO Rocky Harris Extended Through 2028

USA Triathlon’s board of directors has announced a contract extension through 2028 for Chief Executive Officer Rocky Harris, who has been at the helm of the organization since 2017. Harris will guide USA Triathlon through its Elevate 2028 strategy plan, a set of guiding principles, goals and strategies designed to enable USA Triathlon to grow […]

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Inaugural 2022 USA Triathlon Multisport National Championships Festival to be Held in Irving, Texas

USA Triathlon has announced that Irving, Texas, will host the inaugural 2022 USA Triathlon Multisport National Championships Festival, scheduled for April 28–May 1, 2022, and encompassing six of USA Triathlon’s National Championship events during the four-day event. “This brand-new Multisport National Championships Festival has been a long time in the making and we are thrilled […]

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Spit, Luck and Patience: An Inside Look at How to Attend the 2021 Olympics

Most Olympians punched their ticket to the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo by qualifying at a trials or earning enough points at other competitions to make their team. My ticket to Tokyo was punched alone in my Honda CR-V on a hot summer afternoon, in the parking lot of a Denver-area urgent care. That’s when […]

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USA Triathlon Offers First Events-Based GBAC Certification

USA Triathlon and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council have announced a partnership that will help race directors and race management companies meeting the highest levels of cleanliness and safety at their events while minimizing risk from the coronavirus and other infectious agents. While GBAC has been partnering with venues around the country including convention centers […]

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USA Triathlon Launches Safe Return Guidelines for Events

USA Triathlon has launched a new Safe Return to Multisport initiative, which features a set of racing, training and event-production guidelines for the multisport community. The set of resources includes guidelines for contact tracing, volunteers and a safe return to racing. “USA Triathlon collaborated with world-class medical experts and leaders at all levels of the […]

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USA Triathlon Sees Recovery After ‘Complete Dumpster Fire’

USA Triathlon intends to increase its collaborative push to grow the sport in 2021, vowing to increase its presence among multiple sports to get more people interested in participating. During a state of the industry report at the national governing body’s Endurance Exchange virtual conference, USAT CEO Rocky Harris said while triathlon saw 7 percent […]

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Toyota Extends Partnership with USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon and Toyota have extended their sponsorship agreement for the automotive company to serve as the national governing body’s exclusive mobility and automotive partner. Under terms of the deal, Toyota will support USA Triathlon’s top elite athletes in the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021 and will continue its support […]

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USA Triathlon and Elk Grove Village Announce Unique Partnership

USA Triathlon has announced a partnership with Elk Grove Village in Illinois to serve as the national governing body’s exclusive entrepreneur community and exclusive “Making Dreams Come True” partner through September 2021. The sponsorship program, one of the few between a municipality and an NGB, is the product of a recent and innovative RFP process […]

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TEAMS ’20: A Virtual Sports-Industry
Conference Unlike Any Other

For the first time in its 22-year history, Northstar Meetings Group’s annual TEAMS Conference & Expo was held online. But the four-day conference, which took place October 19–22, was no ordinary virtual event. Instead, an entirely immersive experience was created to transport more than 700 attendees to Houston, where the gathering originally had been scheduled […]

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