94 year old duathlete awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

By Rachel Sears Casanta | May 09, 2011, 4:13 p.m. (ET)

Colorado Springs, CO - May 2, 2011 - On the occasion of the National Duathlon Championships held in Oro Valley, Arizona,Tim Yount, USAT Chief Operating Officer presented Dr. Thomas Miller the first Lifetime Achievement Award in the presence of many veteran duathletes who participated in duathlon races with him over a span of two decades.

Recalling epic races with other legendary athletes, such as the late Jim Ward, Tim acknowledged none had achieved the level of superior performance compared to Tom Miller in duathlon. Miller literally dominated the World Championship scene in the 1990's with gold medal wins at Cathedral City, CA (1991), Frankfurt, Germany, (1992), Dallas, TX (1993), Tasmania, Australia (1994), Cancun, Mexico (1995) and Guernika, Spain (1997). Miller also earned gold medals at the National Duathlon Championships in Santa Fe, NM (1991), Phoenix, AZ (1992) and Marlboro, MA (1999).

The first Lifetime Achievement Award ever presented by USAT reads: (article continues here)

-Submitted by Jim Girand, USAT-Southwest Region Council Member