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Melissa Stockwell: Preparing for a Most Unusual Paralympics

Melissa Stockwell’s road to the Paralympics began in Iraq in 2004 when a roadside bomb took her leg, making her the first female American solider in history to lose a limb in active combat. After earning a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for her service, she turned her attention to the Paralympics, becoming the first […]

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Pleasant Prairie Triathlon in Wisconsin to Serve as Paralympic Qualifier

USA Triathlon, PATCO and Race Day Events have announced that the 2021 Americas Triathlon Para Championships will be held June 27, in conjunction with the Pleasant Prairie Triathlon in Wisconsin. The elite international race serves will serve as a World Triathlon Paralympic Games qualifier. Athletes from North, South and Central America will have the chance […]

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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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2021 Multi-Sport World Championship Qualifier Heading to Sebring, Florida

USA Triathlon will offer a 2021 Multisport World Championships Qualifier on May 1-2 in Sebring, Florida, as part of the Sebring Multisport Festival produced by Integrity Multisport as age group athletes will attempt to qualify for USA Triathlon’s Team USA for 2021 World Triathlon Championships in three different locations across a variety of multisport disciplines. […]

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Ironman Announces New Location in Michigan, Renews in Augusta

The Ironman Group has announced that Frankfort, Michigan, will serve as a multiyear host for the Ironman 70.3 Michigan triathlon, relocating from Traverse City. In addition, the company announced that its race in Augusta, Georgia—one of many that were canceled in 2020—would return through 2025. The Ironman 70.3 Michigan triathlon will be staged on September […]

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USA Triathlon Unveils 2021 National Championship Calendar

USA Triathlon has revealed its 2021 national championships schedule with a number of locations scheduled to host events after having 2020 competitions impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Events scheduled for 2021 will take place with a series of coronavirus precautions according to USA Triathlon’s Safe Return to Multisport guidelines. Athletes deferring registrations from impacted 2020 […]

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USA Triathlon Nearing Goal for NCAA Championship Status

USA Triathlon is moving closer to its goal of 40 universities in order to gain NCAA championship status for the sport, announcing that the University of Denver will add women’s triathlon to its varsity sports offering. The addition of the university—the first Division I school in Colorado to add the sport—will give USAT 37 participating […]

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USA Triathlon Enters Partnership with Online Therapy Provider

Addressing the needs of athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic, USA Triathlon will partner with Talkspace, an online therapy provider, to provide counseling services to U.S. National Team and Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon National Team athletes. Talkspace is an online and mobile service that the national governing body said would be convenient for elite athletes who typically […]

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USA Triathlon Launches Virtual Race Fundraiser

USA Triathlon is the latest sports organization to turn to virtual racing, announcing a virtual duathlon to support members of its community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The USA Duathlon Virtual Run-Bike-Run presented by TOWER 26 will run April 10–May 17. It will be free to enter and offers a sprint- and standard-distance option. Attendees […]

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Action during the Womens Equalizer Final during Super League Triathlon Malta on October 20, 2019 in Valletta, Malta. (Photo by Tommy Zaferes/Superleague Triathlon)

Super League Triathlon Heading to Tempe

Super League Triathlon will visit the United States for the first time during its 2020 season when it goes to Tempe, Arizona, for its third of five qualifiers, May 22–24. The event will take part at Tempe Town Lake, then take to bike and run courses which weave their way around Tempe Beach Park. Tempe […]

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