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Dream Team Triathlon Tackles USAT Youth & Junior Nationals

Last week we headed north on I-75 to West Chester, Ohio, in pursuit of a new triathlon adventure: USA Triathlon’s Youth & Junior Nationals. It was such an amazing experience we had to write a race report as Facebook posts just wouldn’t do it justice. Our Dream Team families began arriving in Ohio on Wednesday and continued to trickle into packet pickup through Friday
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Youth Triathlon Team Qualifies Kids for IronKids Nationals

On September 15th, more than 25 Dream Team kids headed to Alpharetta, Georgia, to participate in IronKids Alpharetta at Wills Park. With youth athletes from all three locations – Athens, Atlanta and Augusta – we were set to experience a great day of racing. The action started early with kids in the senior division (12-15 years old) completing a 300 yard swim, 8-mile bike
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Dream Team Goes to IronKids Nationals, HyVee Triathlon

Over Labor Day weekend, IronKids hosted their US championship so Coach Kim escorted three athletes (Ben, Keaton and Aidan) to Gray’s Lake in Des Moines, Iowa. As the site of the annual HyVee pro and age group triathlon, this was an opportunity to race at a top notch venue with all the trimmings. In addition to the excitement of racing at nationals, we got
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USA Triathlon Southeast Junior Team Member Visits the Dream Team

The Dream Team Athens members received a special visit during one of their recent practices when USA Triathlon Southeast Junior Team Member, Cullen Goss, stopped by. Cullen, who is an Athens resident and a senior at Oconee County High School, is a member of the USAT southeast regional team and talked to our kids about draft legal versus non-drafting formats, balancing school and training,
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USA Triathlon Splash and Dash in Athens

A Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines running and swimming. The Athens YWCO and Dream Team Triathlon are proud to partner with USA Triathlon as part of their Youth Splash and Dash Aquathlon Series. Only 40 of these events are offered through USAT and one of them is right here in Athens, Georgia! The focus of the Splash and Dash is on participation
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USA Triathlon Splash and Dash at Boundary Waters

A Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines running and swimming. Boundary Waters and the Peak Racing Team is proud to partner with the USA Triathlon Youth Splash and Dash Aquathlon Series and take part in only one of 40 unique events nationwide. The focus of the Splash and Dash is on PARTICIPATION rather than competition. The series will expose youth participants to USA Triathlon and
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Big Day for the Dream Team at Peach Kids Alpharetta

Peach Kids Alpharetta is one of our favorite team races produced by Jim and Belinda Rainey of Georgia Multisports in Atlanta. We make a weekend out of it by staying in a local hotel, having a big team dinner the night before and having lots of parent support on the course. This year was no different with more than 20 Dream Team athletes in
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Calloway Gardens Sprint Triathlon

The Dream Team had more than a dozen kids and parents from Athens and Atlanta participate in the Calloway Gardens Sprint Triathlon on June 16. For most of these kids (and some parents) it was their first experience with a non-youth race of a longer distance. The sprint triathlon featured a 400 yard open water point-to-point swim, a 9-mile bike on a mostly closed
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2013 YWCO Kids Tri the Y a Success

In its second year the YWCO Kids Tri the Y youth triathlon saw more than 100 kids swim, bike and run their way up and down Research Drive in Athens and across the grounds of the YWCO east side facility. We had another perfect day of weather and saw more smiles than we could count. The kids triathlon features three age divisions including 6-8,
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Dream Team Kicks off Season with PeachKids LaGrange

This weekend, six Dream Team Athens athletes will head to LaGrange for the first triathlon event of the season. Ben and Alison Waltman, Kyleigh Drew, Jack Stansell, Alanna Dorsey, and West Weeks will head south on Saturday afternoon to participate in the first of three youth triathlon events around Georgia produced by Georgia Multisports of Atlanta. Located at LaGrange College, kids will compete in
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