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2011 USA Triathlon Most Inspirational Comeback Award

This award is recognizing those athletes who have compelling and inspirational stories to tell.  It can include a memorable story about a great race that was accomplished post a traumatic event or perhaps a story about the recovery process and impact it has had on the athletes and/or others around them.


Eligible applicants must be current annual members and in good standing with USAT.


Nominations will be submitted through an application and supporting materials to the USA Triathlon National Office by December 15, 2011.

  • Describe how the nominee has overcome hardship through perseverance, dedication and determination.
  • Explain how the nominee has contributed to the multisport community through this accomplishment.
  • Describe the ultimate short and long term goals of this person that relates to multisport activity.


The USA Triathlon Age Group Sub-Committee will decide on up to five award winners from the applications received. Up to five winners will be selected each year for the USA Triathlon Most Inspirational Comeback Award.


  • Date application is available online – November 3, 2011
  • Last date application accepted – December 15, 2011
  • Age Group Awards Sub-Committee reviews applications – January 15, 2012
  • Nominee notified – February 7, 2012 via Multisport Zone


The Most Inspirational Comeback Award will be announced by USAT the week of February 6, 2012.  The winner(s) will appear in Multisport Zone in its first unveiling with subsequent coverage in USA Triathlon Magazine.   


Please copy and paste the application information below in an email to

Nominated by:


City, State, Zip:

Daytime Phone:

Email Address:

Name of Nominee:

Address of Nominee:

City, State, Zip:

Daytime Phone:

Email Address:

Please explain how this nominee is deserving of the USA Triathlon Most Inspirational Comeback Award.  Include information specific to each of the four questions presented in the criteria above.

Supporting Material Link/Attachment 2 (if applicable):

Supporting Material Link/Attachment 2 (if applicable):