The 2011 season for USA Pentathlon got off to a chilly start this weekend as athletes from 20 states took part in the first of two U.S. domestic qualifying competitions at the U.S. Olympic Training Center located in Colorado Springs, Colo. Margaux Isaksen
(Fayetteville, Ark.) won the women's event while Dennis Bowsher
(Dallas, Texas) took home first place honors in the men's division. Full results HERE
Athletes will have another opportunity on January 9th in Palm Springs, Calif. to qualify for 12 positions on the U.S. team that will participate in the U.S. World Cup to be held in Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs from February 24th to 27th, 2011. Some 40 nations are expected to attend the first World Cup for Pentathlon held in the United States since 1999.