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Registration Open for 2014 USA Triathlon Art & Science of Triathlon International Coaching Symposium

By USA Triathlon

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Registration is now open for the 2014 USA Triathlon Art & Science of Triathlon International Coaching Symposium, which is slated for Sept. 12-13 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The theme for this biannual event is “Innovate, Communicate and Achieve,” and this unique educational opportunity for triathlon coaches features a dynamic lineup of U.S. and international multisport experts. This year’s event will be held at Mandalay Bay and will follow Interbike, the […]

USA Triathlon Board of Directors Elects 2014-15 Officers

By USA Triathlon

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The USA Triathlon Board of Directors elected four of its members to officer seats on April 4, at the organization’s board meeting in Tempe, Ariz., held in conjunction with the 2014 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships.

After serving as the Vice President since May 2012, Barry Siff (Boulder, Colo.) was elected as Board of Directors President, replacing Bob Wendling, who had been in the role since 2011. Other elected officers […]

Colorado Nabs Fifth Straight Overall Team Title at Collegiate Nationals

By USA Triathlon

TEMPE, Ariz. — The University of Colorado once again came out on top, claiming victory with their fifth consecutive overall team title and the men’s team title, while UCLA took home the women’s team title and California won their second Mixed Team Relay title at Saturday’s USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships.

Colorado scored 4,028 combined points for the overall team title, which they have won since 2010. UCLA was the second-place team overall, collecting […]

Noey, Von Berg Capture USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals Titles

By USA Triathlon

TEMPE, Ariz. — UCLA’s Liz Noey and Rudy Von Berg from the University of Colorado each broke away from the field on the run to claim individual titles in the Olympic-distance event at the 2014 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships, held Saturday at Tempe Beach Park.

Racing on a 1,500-meter swim, 36-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run course, Noey crossed the finish line in 1 hour, 59 minutes, 8 seconds to win her first Collegiate Nationals […]

USA Triathlon Holds First-Ever NCAA Summit

By USA Triathlon

How much will it cost to create and sustain an NCAA triathlon program? What are the benefits for colleges and universities that might want to start such programs? How can USA Triathlon-certified coaches be trained to coach NCAA teams? And what kinds of races are being planned for the inaugural 2014 NCAA triathlon season, which will start in August and run through November?

The answers to those and other burning questions were provided […]

USAT Southwest Region Membership Rally at Ironman 70.3 California

Congratulations to all of the Southwest Region triathletes who competed this past weekend at Ironman 70.3 California in Oceanside, CA. The USAT Southwest Region Council held a membership event on Friday, March 28 at the Athlete check-in area. Over 300 travel coffee mugs were given to USAT members who showed us their annual card. Council members showing appreciation to our Southwest region athletes were Alexis Barnes, Eric Davidson, Patty Peoples-Resh and Charles Johanson.

USA Triathlon and ITU Launch TRIFECTA Triathlon Fantasy Game

By USA Triathlon

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon, in conjunction with the International Triathlon Union, has launched TRIFECTA, a new triathlon fantasy game that allows multisport fans to predict the elite men’s and women’s podium finishers at each ITU World Triathlon Series event.

Triathletes, fans and multisport enthusiasts can create an account now at trifecta.usatriathlon.org and select their podium picks for this weekend’s ITU World Triathlon Series opener in Auckland, New Zealand. TRIFECTA players can follow the events […]

USA Paratriathlon Nationals Relocates to Tempe for 2014

By USA Triathlon

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The 2014 USA Paratriathlon National Championships, originally scheduled for May 26 at the Life Time Tri CapTex in Austin, Texas, will now take place Sept. 21 in Tempe, Ariz., in conjunction with the Life Time Tri Tempe at Tempe Town Lake.

The change was made, in part, following the newly introduced International Triathlon Union classification system for paratriathlon, which will not debut in the U.S. until May 31-June 1 at […]

USA Triathlon Southwest Region Membership Rally at Ironman 70.3 California in Oceanside

The USA Triathlon Southwest Region Council will be in the Ironman Village at the Ironman 70.3 California in Oceanside, CA on March 28-29, 2014.  USAT members who are residents of California, Arizona or Nevada are eligible to receive a USAT-SW gift simply by showing your current USAT annual membership card.  Stop by the USAT-SW tent at the Ironman village on Friday or Saturday and say hello to one of the Regional Council members and pick up […]

USA Triathlon Reveals Second Annual Duathlon Race Series

By USA Triathlon

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced the 11 events that will comprise the second annual 2014 USA Triathlon Duathlon Race Series, created in 2013 to meet the needs of the growing multisport discipline of duathlon.

With one event in each of USA Triathlon’s 10 Regions, athletes from across the country will have the opportunity to compete for points in top-flight run-bike-run events. USA Triathlon’s Duathlon National Championships, set for July 19 in […]