Triathlon News and Highlights

Soldier discovers love of triathlons
Maj. Christyn Gaa, who has competed in about 40 triathlons, finished third in the women's masters division at the 2024 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship. Gaa is assigned as the commander of the 745th Forward Resuscitative Surgical Detachment... (Master Sgt. Sharilyn Wells)
July 12, 2024 - Growing up in the lakefront city of Milwaukee, Christyn Gaa could shoot hoops, dribble a soccer ball and hit softballs. Years later, while studying nursing at Marquette University, she even joined an intramural basketball squad.

Arme Reserve Soldier finds his niche in the triathlon
Maj. Nicholas Sterghos, a member of the Army Reserve, catches his breath after finishing 4th in the 2024 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship on July 29 at Point Mugu Beach, Calif. (Master Sgt. Sharilyn Wells)
July 8, 2024 - Nicholas Sterghos faced a crossroads in his athletic career. During his first two years at the U.S. Military Academy, multiple fractures, aches and ankle injuries contributed to him missing time running with the Black Knights’ cross country and track teams from 2005-2006.

Sailor wins seventh Army Forces Triathlon, as Navy dominates the field
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Hooker of the Pentagon rides to his seventh gold medal during the 2024 Armed Forces Triathlon Championships was held at Naval Base Ventura County, Calif., June 26-30. Service members from Army, Marine Corps, Navy (with Coast Guard) and Air Force (with Space Force) battled alongside the Canadian forces for gold. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Sharilyn Wells/USACAPOC(A) PAO)
June 30, 2024 - Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Hooker raised his arms as he won his seventh Armed Forces Triathlon championship on an overcast day at Point Mugu Beach Saturday. 

Military triathletes to test mettle in annual Armed Forces championship
2023 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship hosted by Naval Base Ventura County, California on April 1.  The Armed Forces Championship features teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy (with Coast Guard runners), and Air Force (with Space Force Runners).  Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote - Released.
June 28, 2024 - Athletes from every service branch will compete to determine the top triathletes in the military at the 2024 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship this weekend. 

Navy Men and Marine Corps Women Capture Armed Forces Triathlon Gold
Riders on the course of the 2023 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship hosted by Naval Base Ventura County, California on April 1.  The Armed Forces Championship features teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy (with Coast Guard runners), and Air Force (with Space Force Runners).  Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote - Released.
April 3, 2023 - Navy men defended their title as the Marine Corps Women won team gold for the first time since 2008, during an exciting Armed Forces Triathlon Championship held at Point Mugu Beach aboard Naval Base Ventura County, California on April 1st.