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USA Triathlon Joins Olympic Day Festivities with Free Clinic Saturday
Clinic will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Colorado Springs’ Memorial Park
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — As a part of Colorado Springs’ Olympic Day festivities, USA Triathlon will hold a free triathlon clinic for youth ages 7-15 on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park.
Highlighting the free clinic, which is geared toward athletes of all skill levels, are appearances by rising triathlon star Kevin McDowell and 2000 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team member Nick Radkewich of the Colorado Springs-based Elite Triathlon Academy. McDowell is a Youth Olympic Games and ITU Junior World Championships medalist, while Radkewich, who enjoyed a decorated career as an athlete, serves as the program manager for the ETA.
McDowell and Radkewich are scheduled to lead a bike demonstration and will sign autographs at the conclusion of the clinic.
Click here for more information about the free event and to register.
Olympic Day is held annually and celebrated by thousands of people in more than 160 countries. Commemorating the birth of the modern Olympic Movement, Olympic Day is not only a celebration, but an international effort to promote fitness and well-being in addition to Olympic ideals of fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship.
Click here for complete information on Olympic Day from the City of Colorado Springs.
About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – one of the fastest growing sports in the world – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions 4,000 races and connects with more than 150,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including ITU World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the International Triathlon Union and the United States Olympic Committee.