Tag: NCAA

NCAA Agrees Triathlon Is Emerging

Years ago, we predicted that the NCAA would eventually recognize triathlon as an official sport. Frankly, we are surprised that it took this long, but the NCAA recognized triathlon as an emerging sport in an official announcement in January. This designation allows the NCAA member institutions to award athletic opportunities to female student-athletes.

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When Dreams Are Realized, Less Than 1%

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Christopher Duplanty was one of the most successful athletes who participated in the Waikiki Roughwater Swim on Oahu, racing between 1976 and 1983. Like open water swimmers everywhere, he wore a cap and he had a number, but his success came without goggles. The 3-time Olympic water polo goalie for the

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Triathlon And The Collegiate Experience

Swimmers do it. Runners do it. Basketball players do it, and many other Olympic athletes give it a college try too. Coaches love it and it helps them win tournaments, meets and games. Elite athletes from around the world understand the American collegiate system where college athletic and academic scholarships enable talented athletes to receive a free

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