Check out the most memorable images of U.S. elite triathletes and paratriathletes in 2020 — from training through quarantine to making the most of rare racing opportunities. Thanks to Getty Images, USA Today Sports, the team at World Triathlon Media and Tommy Zaferes for capturing these iconic images of a triathlon season like no other.
An aerial drone view of professional triathlete Sarah Piampiano (pink cap) and her training partner Chelsea Sodaro in the Belvedere Lagoon on April 29 in Tiburon, California.
Piampiano runs on Big Rock Trail during a training session on May 26 in Nicasio, California.
Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon National Team Member Melissa Stockwell trains at home in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on May 27, during the state's COVID-19 safer-at-home orders.
Stockwell rides ahead of the Toyota support vehicle during the Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon National Team's "Operation CO>COVID" Ride Across Colorado on June 19, which served as a fundraiser for the USA Triathlon Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund and the Care & Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado.
Members of the Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon National Team kneel in front of City Hall in Colorado Springs on June 20 in honor of George Floyd and in support of Black Lives Matter, on a stop during the "Operation CO>COVID" Ride Across Colorado.
U.S. National Team Member and Tokyo hopeful Matt McElroy trains in isolation at the RallySport Health and Fitness Club on July 19 in Boulder, Colorado.
U.S. National Team Member Taylor Spivey (right) on the run during the Hamburg ITU Triathlon World Championships on Sept. 5. Spivey finished as the top American in fourth place.
U.S. National Team Member Katie Zaferes on the bike during leg two of the Hamburg ITU Mixed Relay World Championships on Sept. 6, en route to a silver medal for Team USA.
U.S. National Team Member Morgan Pearson anchors Team USA to a second-place finish at the Hamburg ITU Mixed Relay World Championships on Sept. 6.
Rudy Von Berg of the United States celebrates winning the men's IRONMAN 70.3 Les Sables d'Olonne on September 6 in Les Sables d'Olonne, France.
McElroy on the run at the Karlovy Vary ITU Triathlon World Cup in the Czech Republic on Sept. 13.
U.S. elite triathlete Erika Ackerlund runs to a 13th-place finish at the Karlovy Vary ITU Triathlon World Cup on Sept. 13.
Zaferes battles with Italy's Angelica Olmo en route to a sixth-place finish at the Arzachena ITU Triathlon World Cup in Italy on Oct. 10.
U.S. National Team Member Tony Smoragiewicz exits the water at the Arzachena ITU Triathlon World Cup on Oct. 10.
U.S. National Team Member Kevin McDowell on his way to a 12th-place finish at the Arzachena ITU Triathlon World Cup on Oct. 10.
U.S. elite triathlete Darr Smith hammers on the bike at the Valencia ITU Triathlon World Cup on Nov. 7.
U.S. professional triathlete Skye Moench rips around the track at Daytona International Speedway en route to a sixth-place finish as the top American woman at the 2020 PTO Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA on Dec. 6.
U.S. professional triathlete Matt Hanson celebrates down the finish chute after running his way to second place at the 2020 PTO Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA on Dec. 6.