Name: Morgan Pearson
Sport: Triathlon
Height: 5’11”
Birthdate:
Sept. 22, 1993
Hometown:
New Vernon, N.J.
Current Residence: Boulder, Colo.
High School: Delbarton School (Morristown, N.J.)
College: University of Colorado at Boulder

Career Highlights
2018 Montreal CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup gold medalist
2018 Sarasota-Bradenton CAMTRI Mixed Relay American Championships gold medalist
2018 Wuustwezel ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup silver medalist
2018 Salinas ITU Triathlon World Cup, 5th
2018 Sarasota-Bradenton ITU Triathlon World Cup, 4th
2018 Chengdu ITU Triathlon World Cup, 6th
2018 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama, 14th
2017 USA Triathlon Sprint Age Group National Champion

Triathlon Career

2
018: Closed his season with a top-five finish at the Salinas ITU Triathlon World Cup on Oct. 21 • Teamed up with Renée Tomlin, Jason West and Taylor Spivey at the Sarasota-Bradenton CAMTRI Mixed Relay American Championships on Oct. 14 (held in a duathlon format), anchoring the team to the win • Earned a career-best 4th-place finish at the Sarasota-Bradenton ITU Triathlon World Cup, which was held as a duathlon, on Oct. 13 • Finished 41st at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Gold Coast, Australia, on Sept. 16 • Earned his first elite victory at the Montreal CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup on August 25 • Finished 46th at the ITU World Triathlon Hamburg on July 14 • Earned a silver medal at the Wuustwezel ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup on June 23, his first podium as an elite triathlete • Placed 18th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Antwerp on June 17 • Finished 17 at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Cagliari on June 2 • Placed 14th at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama on May 12 • Finished 6th at the ITU Triathlon World Cup Chengdu on May 6 • Placed 14th at the New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup on March 25 • Raced in his first elite ITU competition at the Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup on March 10, placing 7th as one of the top ITU World Cup debuts in U.S. history

2017: In his first national-level triathlon competition, claimed the men’s overall title and qualified for his elite license at the USA Triathlon Age-Group Sprint National Championships in Omaha, Nebraska

Collegiate Running Accolades: Member of the 2014 NCAA National Champion CU Boulder men’s cross-country team • Seven-time All-American in cross-country and track • Set the eighth-fastest mark for a CU Buff in the outdoor 5k with a time of 13:26:22 in 2015 • Placed third in the 5k at the NCAA Indoor National Championships in 2015

Personal: Son of Mike and Christine Pearson • Has three brothers, Andrew, Parker and Trevor Was introduced to triathlon as part of the USA Triathlon Collegiate Recruitment Program • Was a swimmer and runner in high school, earning a New Jersey state championship in the 3,200m on the track and placing second at FootLocker Regionals as a senior • Considers his win in the 3,000m at the Penn Relays to be the highlight of his high school running career • Enjoys surfing and playing basketball