Barry Siff is the president of USA Triathlon, and serves as member of the board of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the American Triathlon Confederation (CAMTRI). He has been an integral part of the multisport scene since 1986 years as an athlete, race organizer, writer and executive leader. As an athlete Siff completed his first marathon in 1981 before turning to triathlon five years later while living in Omaha, Nebraska. He has finished more than 60 marathons and 10 IRONMAN triathlons, and was a full-time adventure racer from 1998-2003.
IN THIS INTERVIEW WE DISCUSS:
-The current status of triathlon in the US and worldwide, and how our sport is facing competition from new sports like obstacle racing and Tough Mudder.
-USAT:s strategy for growing triathlon in the US.
-Barry's role in ITU, and what the ITU does for triathlon
-Adventure racing, and Barry's years racing full time.
-Barry's prediction for what triathlon will be like 10 years from now
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