The USA Triathlon Hall of Fame serves to recognize, honor and commemorate those individuals, groups and entities that have demonstrated excellence in every aspect of multisport and inspire others to elevate their performance, participation and involvement in multisport in their communities.

Founded in 2008, the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame has recognized the best performances and contributions in the sport’s history, dating back to its origins in 1974.

Class No. 12

Inducted August 3, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Laura Bennett, Lesley Cens-McDowell, Gwen Jorgensen and Robert Plant were inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame on August 4, 2022..

Class No. 11

Inducted Aug. 4, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Class No. 10

Inducted Jan. 25, 2020 in Tempe, Arizona

Hunter Kemper, Mike Reilly, Donna Smyers and James Ward were inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame on August 9, 2018.

Class No. 9

Inducted Aug. 9, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio

Harriet Anderson, Roger Brockenbrough, Ken Glah and Siri Lindley were inducted into the USAT Hall of Fame on Jan. 16, 2016.

Class No. 8

Inducted Jan. 16, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Bill Bell, Tim DeBoom, Dan Empfield, Karen McKeachie, Carlos Moleda and Susan Williams were inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame on April 18, 2015.

Class No. 7

Inducted April 18, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts

Sister Madonna Buder, John and Judy Collins, Mike Pigg and Tom Warren were inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame June 26, 2014.

Class No. 6

Inducted in June 26, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois

Missy LeStrange, Jim MacLaren and Julie Moss were inducted into the USAT Hall of Fame April 18, 2013.

Class No. 5

Inducted on April 18, 2013 in San Diego, California

Mark Allen, Ethel Autorino, Bob Babbitt, Sally Edwards, Scott Molina and Scott Tinley were inducted into the USAT Hall of Fame May 10, 2012.

Class No. 4

Inducted May 10, 2012 in San Diego

Bradley-Cox, Dave McGillivray and Dave Scott were inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame on Jan. 15, 2011.

Class No. 3

Inducted Jan. 15, 2011 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jim Curl, Barb Lindquist, Paula Newby-Fraser, Carl Thomas and Valerie Silk were inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame on Feb. 13, 2010.

Class No. 2

Inducted Feb. 13, 2010 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Dennis Flannery (accepting on behalf of Judy Flannery), Shelia Taormina, Verne Scott, Karen Smyers and Jon Gray Noll. were inducted as USA Triathlon's inaugural Hall of Fame Class on Jan. 17, 2009.

Inaugural Class

Inducted Jan. 17, 2009 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

An athlete shall be eligible for nomination in this category if he or she, while licensed as an elite athlete by USA Triathlon or its predecessors, competed with great success in national or world events over a period of years; demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship, and contributed in other ways to the betterment of multisport. Achievements in all disciplines governed by USA Triathlon may be considered, including but not necessarily limited to those in triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, paratriathlon, off-road and winter triathlon. To be nominated, an elite athlete must have not competed as an elite athlete for at least three years prior to consideration or have reached the age of 40. Nominees must be a U.S. citizen at the time of achievement.

An athlete shall be eligible for nomination in this category if the athlete, while licensed as an age group athlete by USA Triathlon or its predecessors, competed with great success in major national or world events over a period of years; demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship; and contributed in other ways to the betterment of multisport. Achievements in all disciplines governed by USA Triathlon may be considered, including but not necessarily limited to those in triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, paratriathlon, off-road, and winter triathlon. Nominees must be a U.S. citizen at the time of achievement.

This category is intended to encompass a broad array of people and activities associated with the disciplines governed by USA Triathlon. Nominees must be a U.S. citizen or be a U.S. national (someone who has resided in the U.S. for three consecutive years) at the time of contribution.A contributor shall be eligible in this category:

  1. If he or she has made significant contributions to the growth, reputation, character, and/or success of any of the disciplines governed by USA Triathlon. Contributions in a wide variety of categories may be considered, including, but not limited to sport pioneer; event organizer; event official; inventor of equipment processes, or systems; member of the media; coach; trainer;volunteer; and/or service to the governing body; or,
  2. If a person made a single or brief, but significant and unique contribution to the any of the disciplines governed by USA Triathlon.
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