Heather Sealover in a racing chair during the Pleasant Prairie Triathlon.

Development Team

The Dare2tri Development Team is comprised of athletes who are identified as talented and emerging paratriathletes.

The 2023 Dare2tri Development Team includes seven passionate athletes who are committed to maximizing their potential on the race course.Development Team athletes represent Dare2tri in regional and national USA Triathlon-sanctioned races with the goal of qualifying and competing at the USA Paratriathlon National Championships.

Dare2tri supports Development Team members by providing grant funding, high-level coaching, mentoring, apparel and other development resources. Each year Dare2tri hosts an annual Elite Team Camp for all Elite and Development Team members. The Elite Team Camp provides top-instructional and training opportunities focused on advanced skills and high performance. Camp activities are held at the Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, Alabama, a Paralympic Training Site.

Team Sponsors

2023 Development Team

David Whelan

  • Class PTS4
  • Location Cincinnati, OH
Heather Sealover in a racing chair.

Heather Sealover

  • Class PTWC • Air Force
  • Location Bossier City, LA
Karen Sternfeld in a racing chair.

Karen Sternfeld

  • Class PTWC
  • Location Chicago, IL

Kayla Woputz

  • Class PTWC
  • Location Bend, OR

Kyle Stepp

  • Class PTS2
  • Location Albuquerque, NM
Maggie Peters running.

Maggie Peters

  • Class PTVI
  • location Fort Wayne, IN

William Laramie

  • Class PTVI
  • Location Hammond, IN

Team Sponsors

Thank you to our Development Team sponsors