Performance - Innovation - Inspiration KANGA Productions, is pleased to announce the Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix, an exciting short-course, draft-legal race that will take place on Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event, officially designated as the 2013 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, will be televised nationally by Universal Sports Network.
The Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix is the most exciting, high performance and audience-friendly triathlon format ever witnessed in the U.S. The Las Vegas event will deliver a race experience beyond anything that presently exists in triathlon.
The Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix is fast-action racing, showcasing pro athletes in spectator-friendly venues. The multiple lap format puts spectators in the middle of the action while athletes push themselves to their limits.
Our goal is to promote the sport of triathlon to the general public, to lift the sport to a new level, to promote our professional athletes and to inspire a new generation of athletes to participate in the sport of triathlon.
Triathlon is a swim, bike and run of any distance! Our Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix is a unique format where racing is fast, exciting and spectator friendly.
300-meter swim, a five mile bike and 1.5-mile run, x2
Women 1. Gwen Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.), 48:01.4 2. Sara McLarty (Clermont, Fla.), 48:42.5 3. Lindsey Jerdonek (Sagamore Hills, Ohio), 48:48.3 4. Radka Vodickova (CZE), 48:48.8 5. Rebeccah Wassner (New Paltz, N.Y.), 50:13.0 6. Laurel Wassner (New York, N.Y.), 50:41.3 7. Heather Jackson (Bend, Ore.), 50:56.4 8. Michelle Mehnert (Boulder, Colo.), 51:09.2 9. Kelsey Withrow (Park City, Utah), 51:16.2 10. Taylor Spivey (Redondo Beach, Calif.), 51:44.9
Men 1. Peter Kerr (AUS), 43:56.5 2. Eric Lagerstrom (Gresham, Ore.), 43:59.6 3. Ben Kanute (Tucson, Ariz.), 44:01.4 4. Luke Farkas (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 44:02.6 5. Cameron Dye (Boulder, Colo.), 44:03.5 6. Ben Collins (Chicago, Ill.), 44:04.0 7. Tommy Zaferes (Soquel, Calif.), 44:16.7 8. Marcel Walkington (AUS), 45:29.9 9. John Dahlz (South San Francisco, Calif.), 45:32.0 10. William Huffman (College Station, Texas), 46:34.6
USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships
Women 1. Gwen Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.), 48:01.4 2. Sara McLarty (Clermont, Fla.), 48:42.5 3. Lindsey Jerdonek (Sagamore Hills, Ohio), 48:48.3
Men 1. Eric Lagerstrom (Gresham, Ore.), 43:59.6 2. Ben Kanute (Tucson, Ariz.), 44:01.4 3. Luke Farkas (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 44:02.6
Television Sports fans nationwide will be able to enjoy broadcast coverage of the Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix event on Universal Sports Network and UniversalSports.com. Also designated as the USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, the action from under the lights in Las Vegas will air on Monday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m. ET.