The American and Australian Triathlon Team is the largest joint country triathlon team in the world. It all started ten years when it become apparent that many Americans would race their winter in Australia and the Australians would come back with the Americans and race.
The international team was formed and now has members from all over Australia and America, consisting of athletes just getting into the sport to many Olympians and World Champions.
The main purpose of the team now is the development of younger athletes that wish to travel the world racing, the team has set up many athlete swaps between both nations and has sent many athletes around the world racing. The Team consists of a Kids Team, Development Team and Adult training team.
The Triathletes are Instructed, Coached & Trained in all aspects of Triathlon Racing, including Swimming, Cycling, Running, Transitions, Hydration & Nutrition and many other healthy lifestyle topics. Thier Head Coach is the International Professional Coach, John Hovius, who is also the Head Coach for the UCF College Team, so the future looks bright for all Team members.
The Team has members racing all over the world with a lot of them racing in warm Central Florida.
AAA Kids Tri Race #1, the team missing Coach Jodi, as she flys all around the world, 5 weeks is a long time to be away from such a great team.
Some of the 2011 Team
The Team at Race 1 of the AAA Tri Kids Race series.