Full Name: Jarrod Shoemaker
Hometown: Sudbury, Mass.
Resides: Maynard, Mass.
College: Dartmouth College
Birthplace: Concord, Mass.
First Year Elite: 2004
2010 ITU Rank: 13
2010 USAT Rank: 2
USAT National Team Member
2011 USAT Elite Sprint National Champion
2010 USAT Elite National Champion
2009 USAT Elite Athlete of the Year
2009 ITU Duathlon World Champion
2009 ITU World Championship Series Hamburg Champion
2008 U.S. Olympic Team Member
2006 Haul to the Great Wall Series Champion
2005 ITU Under-23 World Champion
2004 USAT Under-23 National Champion
2011 Highlights: Member of the USA Triathlon National Team • Ranks 44th in the ITU World Championship Series rankings through three events • Was the top U.S. finisher and placed 20th overall at the WCS event in Madrid on June 4 • Finished sixth at the Monterrey ITU World Cup on May 8 • Won the inaugural USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championship and took second overall at the opening event of the USA Triathlon Elite Race Series on March 5 in Clermont, Fla.
Elite Triathlon Career: Finished the 2010 ITU World Championship Series ranked 13th overall and as the No. 2 American • Posted four straight top-10 finishes on the ITU WCS circuit and registered seven top 10s in ITU events in 2010 • Earned his first career USA Triathlon elite national title in 2010 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Took third at the 2010 PATCO Pan American Championship in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico • Displayed his speed with a runner-up finish at the 2010 Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix in Oceanside, Calif. • Finished eighth at the first-ever ITU Elite Sprint World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 2010 • Placed seventh in the 2010 Hamburg ITU WCS event followed with a seventh-place showing in London • Finished ninth and was the top American finisher at the 2010 Hy-Vee Triathlon • Placed ninth at the 2010 Madrid ITU World Championship Series race • Finished eighth at the 2010 ITU World Championship Series stop in Seoul • Placed third in the 2010 Mazatlan ITU Pan American Cup in March • Named USA Triathlon’s 2009 Elite Triathlete of the Year • Finished as the top American and was 10th overall in the 2009 ITU World Championship rankings • Logged top-10 finishes in seven of nine ITU races entered in 2009 • Placed first at the Hamburg ITU World Championship Series event, was third at Huatulco and took fifth at Hy-Vee • Won the 2009 ITU Duathlon World Championships title in Concord, N.C. • Member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team, placing 18th in Beijing • Placed second at the Musselman ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup, Mazatlan PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championship and at the Huatulco ITU event in 2008 • Ranked second among Americans and 32nd overall in the 2008 ITU World Cup rankings • Qualified for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team by finishing as the top American (11th overall) at the 2007 ITU Beijing World Cup • Finished sixth at the Pan Americans Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2007• Took first place at the 2007 ITU Drummondville Pan American Cup • Finished eighth at the Hy-Vee Triathlon ITU Des Moines World Cup in 2007 • 2006 USAT Haul to the Great Wall series champion • Earned first World Cup podium finish with second at Edmonton in 2006 • 2005 ITU under-23 world champion • 2005 ITU New York City Continental Cup winner • Placed seventh at the 2005 Tiszajvarous ITU World Cup race • 2004 under-23 national champion. Athletic Background: Four-year standout in track and cross country at Dartmouth College • Took 12th place in the 5,000 at the 2004 NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships • 2002 Heptagonal cross country champion • 2004 IC4A 3k champion • Finished 22nd at Foot Locker High School Cross Country Nationals.
Personal: Jarrod Shoemaker • Born July 17, 1982 • Parents are Mae and Rob • Sister Jenna is a professional triathlete • Also has a sister, Martha, and a brother, Jake • Four-year beach lifeguard in Harvey Cedars, N.J. • 2003 National Lifeguard Beach Run champion • Married to U.S. elite triathlete Alicia Kaye.