JP Theberge

Triathlon

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Hometown: Washington, D.C., Buenos Aires, Argentina, Santiago, Chile
Resides: Carlsbad, Calif.
College: Boston University
Height: 6-0   
Weight: 164

Triathlon Career: Member of the 2010 USA Paratriathlon National Team • Two-time world champion in the TRI-5 category (2008, 2009) • Finished second at the 2010 ITU Paratriathlon World Championship • Also captured a pair of USA Paratriathlon national titles (2009, 2010) • Was the TRI-5 winner at the 2010 ITU London World Championship Series event • Named the 2009 Accenture Paratriathlete of the Year by USA Triathlon • Multiple time gold medalist in a number of triathlon distances from sprint to half Ironman.

Athletic Background: Wrestled in high school and college.

Personal: Has competed in triathlon for almost six years and has completed more than 100 races • Was invited to the Challenged Athletes Foundation Triathlon Challenge in San Diego and discovered the sport after losing his leg in a motorcycle accident • Has a wife and three children that are very supportive • Founded a market research firm called Cultural Edge Consulting that focuses on sociological and anthropological consumer research for Fortune 500 companies • Is of Argentine descent.