Dare2tri today named 17 paratriathletes to its Elite and Development Teams, powered by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Deloitte, and GoodSport. The roster is comprised of 10 Elite athletes and seven Development athletes, all of whom will represent Dare2tri in competition during the 2022 paratriathlon season.
“We are so proud to welcome these 17 athletes to our team,” said Keri Serota, Executive Director of Dare2tri. “Every single one of them brings dedication and passion to this sport, and we couldn’t be happier to support them with the coaching, training, and funding they need to become the best athletes they can be.”
Elite Team athletes represent Dare2tri on the national and international circuit, competing in USA Triathlon-sanctioned events as well as World Triathlon races around the globe. For many Elite athletes, the ultimate goal is to represent the United States in competition at the Paralympic games.
The ten athletes selected to the 2022 Elite Team are Adam Popp (Golden, CO), Ashley Eisenmenger (Chicago, IL), Brock Kitterman (Bethel Park, PA), Chris Marston (Mechanicsville, VA), Howie Sanborn (Denver, CO), Jesus Moreno (Taylor, MI), Kelly Worrell (Cherry Hill, NJ), Melissa Stockwell (Colorado Springs, CO), Uriah Steffen (Plainfield, IN), and Zach Young (Cape Girardeau, MO).
Development Team athletes represent Dare2tri in regional and national USA Triathlon-sanctioned races with the goal of qualifying and competing at the Toyota USA Paratriathlon National Championships.
The seven athletes selected to the 2022 Development Team are Heather Sealover (Bossier City, LA), Jacie King (Burr Oak, MI), Jorge Torres (Oswego, IL), Karen Sternfeld (Chicago, IL), Kendra Herber (Monroe, OH), Maggie Peters (Fort Wayne, IN), and Robert Rodriguez (Bay Shore, NY).
Dare2tri will kick off the 2022 season later this week with its Elite and Development Camp, held annually at the Lakeshore Foundation, a renowned Paralympic training center in Birmingham, AL. The training camp will provide top-instructional coaching and training opportunities focused on advanced skills and high performance.
The 2022 Elite and Development Teams are sponsored by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Deloitte, and GoodSport.
Columbia Threadneedle is a leading global asset manager with a longstanding commitment to triathlon and the community at large. They are also the title sponsor for the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon.
A founding sponsor of Dare2tri, Deloitte is a global professional services company with a commitment to inspiring athletes of all abilities to reach their full potential. Deloitte is also a proud sponsor of and trusted advisor to Team USA and the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
GoodSport is a ground-breaking sports drink company that is reimagining the way athletes hydrate themselves. As Dare2tri’s Official Hydration Partner, they will supply Dare2tri athletes with their innovative milk-based sports drinks.