Results tagged with 'usa triathlon'
Published Aug. 10, 2014
The USA Triathlon Sprint National Championships were held downtown Milwaukee over the weekend, and the city witnessed nearly 5,000 athletes from every state in the nation on the lakefront, centered around the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World. Milwaukee drew the country's top triathletes in all age groups because the top 25 finishers in each age breakdown earned a spot for USA Triathlon's Team USA, an amateur group that will represents the country at various multisport world championship events.
Published July 31, 2013
Hosting one of the largest triathlon events in the country on Aug. 10 and 11 presents an opportunity to establish Milwaukee as a destination for the country's best athletes and Olympic-caliber events, and tap a potentially lucrative segment of the tourism market.
Published July 13, 2013
While Braun touted Pewaukee as the first triathlon in the country to impose a swim-test rule for rookies, water safety has become a main point of emphasis for the roughly 4,300 events sanctioned by USA Triathlon each year, and for good reason. At least four people have died swimming in triathlons in Wisconsin over the past four years.
Published Nov. 30, 2012
Weeks before 250,000 Harley-Davidson enthusiasts roll into Milwaukee for the motorcycle maker's 110th anniversary, the city will host a national event fueled by a different form of adrenaline. Roughly 3,500 of the country's fastest endurance athletes will create a roar of their own in the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships, Aug. 10 and 11.