Meet Elizabeth Baker
Aug. 30, 2016
From the beginning, Elizabeth Baker wanted to be an IRONMAN. Like the motto she lives by, Baker believed she could, so she did.
USA Triathlon and TBI Collaborate on Race Director and Annual Business Conferences
USA Triathlon Aug. 30, 2016
USA Triathlon, the National Governing Body for triathlon, today announced the date and location for its 2017 Race Director Symposium, presented by ACTIVE Network®, which will be held Jan. 20-22 in Dallas, Texas, in collaboration with the Annual Business Conference from Triathlon Business International.
USA Triathlon Weekend Notebook: August 29
Elizabeth Grimsley Aug. 29, 2016
From Major League Tri to Rev3 in Maine, catch up on what you missed from this weekend's races.
Register Now for 2016 USA Triathlon Art & Science of Triathlon International Coaching Symposium
USA Triathlon Aug. 29, 2016
World renown multisport coaches and industry experts are on tap to present at the 2016 USA Triathlon Art & Science of Triathlon International Coaching Symposium, which will take place Oct. 21-22 in Atlanta.
USA Triathlon Hall-of-Famer Karen McKeachie Dies in Bike Crash
Aug. 29, 2016
Karen McKeachie, a USA Triathlon Hall of Fame Class of 2014 inductee and a 17-time national champion, died Friday in Michigan after being hit by a car while cycling. She was 63.
Meet Chris Hammer
Aug. 27, 2016
As a runner at the London Games, Hammer now has experience on his side and is poised to continue his success in Brazil.
Vote Gwen Jorgensen for Best of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Team USA Award
USA Triathlon Aug. 26, 2016
Olympic triathlon champion Gwen Jorgensen has been nominated the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Games by the United States Olympic Committee for outstanding achievements at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Worth More Than Gold
Sarah Wassner Flynn Aug. 26, 2016
As Nicole Schmidt watched the Olympic triathlon last week from her home in Vienna, Virginia, she sat transfixed as Gwen Jorgensen, her favorite athlete — her idol — charged to the finish line. When Jorgensen raised the blue and green tape above her head in victory, Schmidt celebrated, too. “It was a powerful experience,” says the 16-year-old. “It showed me that incredible things are possible.”
Meet Hailey Danisewicz
John Rosengren Aug. 26, 2016
Hailey Danisewicz was nervous before her first triathlon. Understandably. She had been good at sports — volleyball, basketball and soccer — before she was diagnosed with bone cancer as a 12-year-old. She loved competition and being active, but by the time doctors amputated her left leg above the knee two years later, she had written off sports, afraid to try them again — and fail.
Meet Patricia Collins
Aug. 25, 2016
Patricia Collins’ first triathlon memory was the Julie Moss crawl at the 1982 IRONMAN in Hawaii. She completed her own first triathlon in 1989 and never really stopped.