Featured Athlete, May 2020 – Joel Mackley

SPIRIT! He was supposed to do his first IM (Texas) in April, and instead, he participated in the 5/4/24 challenge on that day. He wrote his coach, Laura Marcoux, a post-workout comment from that day about how he was imagining…

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Featured Athlete, May 2020 – Jennie Zinchuk

ADAPTATION! Jennie has completely embraced the reality that triathlon and racing are modified for the foreseeable future. However, her love of the sport and the pursuit to continue pushing herself is evident in her willingness to adapt to the new…

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Featured Athlete, May 2020 – Hunter Saunders

ATTITUDE! When you bring your best attitude toward the process and the circumstances that are presented, you can achieve excellent gains within a short period of time. D3 Coach Jim Hallberg shared a nomination for athlete Hunter Saunders and reflecting…

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Featured Athlete, May 2020 – Daniela Campbell

PATIENCE! Two years ago she finished IM Choo, and then five days after that glorious finish, Daniela was in a car crash. She had an incredible road to recovery with brain therapy for the concussion and two shoulder surgeries. Fast…

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D3 Featured Athlete, April 2020 – Jeff Krebs

Jeff has his sites set on racing the Boston Marathon and it’s his journey navigating the changes around the race, plus his unselfishness to un-retire as a physician to help on the frontline of the Covid-19 Pandemic that grabbed his…

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Featured Athlete, Kalee Tyson

Kalee certainly embodies all aspects of being a D3 athlete!  Most notably to her coach, Brad Seng, was her Desire to improve and be her best.  She had an extremely hectic summer outside of her training/racing with both work commitments/travel…

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Featured Team D3 Athlete, Keith Graham

He hails from Texas and works 1-to-1 with Coach Jim Hallberg, it’s a pleasure to introduce you to Team D3 Athlete Keith Graham. Keith was nominated because he and his coach have a strong athlete-coach partnership that began over 3…

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Featured Team D3 Athlete – Danielle Lowry

2018’s Ironman Boulder was Danielle Lowry’s first full Ironman, and during her recovery phase, she opted into AG Nats at the last minute, and guess what happened? She qualified for Worlds 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland! Her D3 Coach, Laura Marcoux,…

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Featured Athlete, July 2019 – Jack Toland

Success on and off the race course – that’s just what Jack Toland has been experiencing and we are proud to turn the spotlight on him! His Coach, Brad Seng, noted that he’s had a really strong year as an…

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Featured Athlete, June 2019 – Janet Lapp

Janet decided to become a triathlete at 74 and promptly qualified for the Sprint Worlds in Lausanne, Switzerland! She has an excellent attitude about her training and while her Coach (Julie Dunkle) sees her optimism through examples such as ‘despite…

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Featured Athlete, May 2019 – Lawrence Gray

When you trust the process, good things happen! It’s a pleasure to introduce you to D3 Athlete Lawrence Gray. Coach Julie shared, that she has had the privilege of working with Lawrence for almost a year and while he has…

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Featured D3 Athlete, Dana Willett

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Team D3 athlete Dana Willett. Her coach, Jim Hallberg, expressed with pride and excitement, that Oceanside 70.3 2019 was Dana’s best race in many years and that there was an…

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FEATURED ATHLETE, DECEMBER 2019 – MATTHEW BUONGIORNO

Matt and started working with D3 Coach Dave Sheanin a little over a year ago and Dave shared that Matt has made huge gains as a triathlete during that time.  He came in with a goal to go sub-5 at a 70.3…

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Featured Athlete, November – Elyse Sitomer

This story will amaze you with examples of desire, determination, and discipline.  The life lessons we learn from training and racing are incredible in and of themselves, but when you overlay that with a car accident and subsequent major trauma,…

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Featured Athlete, October 2018 – Phillip Lemmons

Throughout his triathlon journey, Phillip has embraced ‘the process’ with great energy and enthusiasm shares his coach, Brad Seng.  From his early years racing with the CU triathlon team to the present, Phillip has always been a true “team” player…

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