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Scout Bassett


Scout Bassett

Hometown: Harbor Springs, Mich.
Los Angeles, Calif.
College: UCLA (a current senior)
Weight: 78  
Nanjing, China

Triathlon Career:
Member of the 2010 USA Paratriathlon National Team • Three-time silver medalist (2007, 2008, 2010) at ITU Paratriathlon World Championship in the TRI-2 category • Two-time runner-up at the Accenture USA Paratriathlon National Championship (2007, 2008) and was third in 2009 • Finished fourth at the 2010 Accenture USA Paratriathlon National Championship.

Athletic Background: Played three years of varsity golf and two years of junior varsity tennis in high school.

Personal: Parents are Joe and Susi Bassett • Has two younger siblings, a brother, Carter, and a sister, Palmer • Entering her fourth year at UCLA as a sociology major • Began participating in triathlon because she wanted to remain fit and experience a total mind, body and spirit makeover • Says the sport has completely transformed her life and given her unimaginable inner strength and courage.

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