2017 USA Triathlon Multisport Awards presented by  

USA Triathlon would like to recognize those who fueled the multisport lifestyle in the 2017 season. Nominations are now being accepted. 
Past award winners are not eligible for nomination. Past honorable mention recipients are eligible.

Please contact awards@usatriathlon.org with any questions.

USA Triathlon recognizes those who fueled the multisport lifestyle in the 2017 season.

There are seven categories, representing the Multisport Lifestyles. Please click on the links below to read more about the application process. 

Doug Clark Sportsmanship Award

Volunteer of the Year Award  

Jeff Jewell Spirit Award

Military Sport Award

Most Inspirational Comeback Award

Spirit of Multisport Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

About the USA Triathlon Multisport Awards

DOUG CLARK SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD 
Doug Clark was a highly-decorated triathlete and a multiple-time National Masters Champion who inspired others through his dedication and commitment to the sport, his humility, his ability to inspire others, his ambassadorship for the sport, and his high standards of ethical behavior both on and off the field of competition.

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award recognizes an individual or organization whose volunteer leadership in the multisport movement has been transformative and who has mobilized and unified athletes, programs and organizations that improve the events, youth or others affiliated with the sport. 

JEFF JEWELL SPIRIT AWARD
This award honors Jeff Jewell, a massage therapist for Team USA from 2001-2009, active triathlete and devoted USA Triathlon annual member.  He lost his battle with brain cancer on November 15, 2010.  He was one of life’s biggest cheerleaders and was an inspiration to everyone he met. The recipient of this award is someone who truly embodies the spirit of Jeff Jewell.

MILITARY SPORT AWARD
This award recognizes the multisport successes achieved by the men and women of the US Armed Forces.

MOST INSPIRATIONAL COMEBACK AWARD
This award recognizes athletes who have made a comeback to the sport after a traumatic or troublesome personal situation.

SPIRIT OF MULTISPORT AWARD
This award recognizes those individuals who illustrate the principles of the positive spirit of the sport as displayed through acts of sportsmanship and leadership in multisport, with no deference to athletic ability.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
This award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to USA Triathlon and the multisport lifestyle.  These contributions, whether they have been in performance, leadership, volunteerism or mentorship, must demonstrate impact on the multisport lifestyle and support an extended commitment to the sport.