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Nominations Now Open for 2013 USA Triathlon Multisport Awards
Awards will honor the best of the multisport lifestyle from 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the third annual USA Triathlon Multisport Awards, created to recognize individuals who best fueled the multisport lifestyle during the 2013 season.
All multisport supporters are encouraged to nominate friends, family and fellow competitors for these prestigious national honors. Nominations are being accepted through Feb. 28 in the following six award categories:
• Volunteer of the Year Award
• Jeff Jewell Spirit Award
• Military Sport Award
• Most Inspirational Comeback Award
• Spirit of Multisport Award
• Lifetime Achievement Award
Once the nomination period closes, USA Triathlon’s Age Group Awards Subcommittee will review all nominations and select the winners and honorable mentions for each Multisport Award.
Award winners will be announced in USA Triathlon’s Multisport Zone e-newsletter in March 2014.
About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 550,000 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 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).