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Best of 2020: Top Moments and Social Media Posts

By Nick Hehemann, USA Triathlon | Dec. 22, 2020, 11:44 p.m. (ET)

There was no shortage of special moments in the triathlon community this year — even without the usual buzz of packed crowds on race day. Still, the buzz for the sport online was better than ever.

At no point was that more evident than when Chris Nikic became the first person with Down syndrome to complete an IRONMAN triathlon in early November.

Here’s a look at some of our most popular social media posts from 2020, starting with the unquestioned best moment of the year.

Chris Nikic Becomes First Person with Down Syndrome to Complete an IRONMAN

The “Iron Nun” Turns 90

Who Needs a Swimming Pool?

Triathletes Get Creative in Quarantine

A Powerful Display of Sportsmanship

New Year, New You

The Athlete Inside

Record-Breaking Treadmill Run

Black Lives Matter


Balancing Act from Katie Ledecky

Throwback: A Legend is Born

Here’s the Deal with those Monoliths

Friendly Race Spectator

Something’s Not Adding Up with those Workouts…

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