USA Paratriathlon National Team applications now available

March 09, 2010, 8:06 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 USA Paratriathlon National Team. Athletes selected to this funded team will receive a number of benefits during the 2010 USA Paratriathlon Race Series, including travel, lodging, entry into each race and a uniform.

USA Triathlon is seeking men and women from all paratriathlon categories for the team.

Selected team members must compete in each of the following exciting races:

  • Accenture USA Paratriathlon Nationals Championships, July 18, New York, N.Y.
  • Chicago Triathlon, Aug. 28, Chicago, Ill.
  • Nautica Malibu Triathlon, Sept. 12, Malibu, Calif.

Please note that the race series is not exclusive to this sponsored team. All paratriathletes are encouraged to attend and participate at these events alongside the national team.
All paratriathletes interested in applying for the 2010 national team can access the selection criteria and an application at

All applicants must be a current USAT member and a U.S. citizen. Applications should be emailed to USA Paratriathlon National Team Director Peter Harsch at Please include your name in the subject line of your email (i.e. John Smith Paratriathlon Team Application).

The deadline for all applications is midnight (CDT) Monday, March 29. The USA Paratriathlon National Team will be announced no later than April 15.

Please note that team members will be chosen by the USA Paratriathlon Committee and must sign the USAT commitment and waiver forms.

For more information about paratriathlon visit