Triathlon News

NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY - POINT MUGU, Calif. (June 9, 2018) U.S. Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker of Bremerton, Wash. finishes in first place for the fourth year in a row at the 2018 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship. During the triathlon, service members competed both individually and as a team to Olympic distances of a 1,500-meter (approximately 1-mile) open-water swim, followed by a 40-kilometer (24.8-mile) bike ride, and finishing with a 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) run.  Additionally, teams competed for points and spots on the U.S. Armed Forces Team that will compete at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Triathlon Championship in Lidkoping, Sweden from 15-18 June 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dan Willey/Released)
Navy Sweeps Men's and Women's Triathlon Championship
By Armed Forces Sports | June 18, 2018
Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker of the USS Nimitz wins the 2018 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship men’s title for the fourth straight year and Marine Capt. Mollie Hebda of Camp Pendleton, Calif. takes home her second straight women’s gold at Point Mugu, California, June 9.

Point Mugu, Calif. (June 10, 2017) Army 1st Lt. Justine Emge is just ahead of Air Force Maj. Judith Coyle as they finish the 10-kilometer bike portion of the Armed Forces Triathlon. (U.S. Navy photo by Theresa Miller/Released)
NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY TO HOST THE 2018 ARMED FORCES TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP
By U.S. Armed Forces Sports | June 1, 2018
Naval Base Ventura County will host the 2018 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship here June 6-10. This event will feature men and women teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force along with athletes from the Coast Guard competing on the Navy team.

U.S. Armed Forces Triathlon team members gather for a group photo before heading out on a practice bike ride Aug.4, 2017 in Warendorf, Germany, in preparation for the Warendorf, Germany,. The multi-national competition is hosted by the International Military Sports Council, whose mission is to build “friendship through sports.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Savannah Mosby/Released)
U.S. Service Members Compete in International Military Triathlon
By Lance Cpl. Troy Saunders | Aug. 10, 2017
U.S. service members from all five branches competed together to represent the U.S. Armed Forces Triathlon Team in the 2017 World Military Triathlon Championship in Sassenberg, Germany, Aug. 5, 2017.

Point Mugu, Calif. (June 10, 2017) Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker and Navy Lt. Thomas Brown are first and second to complete the one-mile ocean swim at Point Mugu beach in the first leg of the Armed Forces Triathlon. (U.S. Navy photo by Theresa Miller/Released)
Armed Forces Triathlon winners to represent the U.S. at 2017 World Military Triathlon Championship
By THERESA MILLER - Naval Base Ventura County | June 29, 2017
POINT MUGU, California – Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker won the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship men’s title for the third straight year with a time of 1:50:12 at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Point Mugu, California, on June 10.

Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker of NAS Jacksonville, Fla. won his second straight Armed Forces individual gold medal and led Navy to team silver.  The 2016 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship was held at Naval Base Ventura County, Calif. on 18 June.
Navy's Kyle Hooker Repeats, Army Sweeps Armed Forces Triathlon
By Armed Forces Sports | June 22, 2016
Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker wins the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship men’s title for the second straight year with a time of 1:53:55 at Point Mugu, California, June 18. Air Force Maj. Judith Coyle from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington captured her first Armed Forces women’s gold with an overall time of 2:11:03.

Army 1st Lt. Gene LeHardy (right) runs out of the surf during the 1.5-kilometer swim leg of the men's triathlon in downtown Pohang, South Korea, during the CISM World Games Oct. 10, 2015.
USA takes 3 bronze medals in CISM triathlon
By Gary Sheftick | Oct. 20, 2015
POHANG, South Korea -- Despite beginning with shoulder-high waves breaking on their heads, Team USA took bronze medals in women's senior triathlon, men's senior and mixed team here at the CISM World Games Oct. 10.

Navy Lieutenans Derek Oskutis (front) of NB San Diego, Calif. and 2015 Armed Forces Triathlon Champion Kyle Hooker of NAS Whidbey Island, Wash. take a commanding lead in the road race portion of the 2015 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship at Wolf Lake in Hammond, Ind. held in conjunction with Leon's Triathlon on June 7, 2015.
Navy's Hooker, Army women dominate stormy Armed Forces Triathlon
By Gary Sheftick | June 18, 2015
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 18, 2015) -- Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker led the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship all the way to finish his run in a torrential downpour with a combined time of 1:51:24 in Hammond, Indiana, June 7.

The two first-place finishers, Army Capt. Nick Vandam for the men and Air Force 2nd Lt. Samantha Morrison for the women, relax after the triathlon.
Navy Men and Air Force Women take Armed Forces Triathlon Gold
By ANDREA HOWRY | June 12, 2014
The U.S. Navy men’s triathlon team repeated its 2013 first-place finish in this year’s Armed Forces Triathlon Championship Saturday, May 31, at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Point Mugu. The Navy women’s team, which won the gold medal last year, had to settle for third-place this year, falling victim to a strong returning Air Force team, which placed first, and a new but powerful Marine Corps team that took home the silver.

Army Capt. Nicholas Sterghos of Fort Hood, Texas, gestures as he finishes the Armed Forces Triathlon in first place June 1 at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif. Sterghos, who finished with a time of 1 hour, 49 minutes, 21 seconds, finished second in last year's race.
Soldier leads pack, Navy sweeps team titles in Armed Forces Triathlon
By Tim Hipps | June 6, 2013
NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (June 4, 2013) – Army Capt. Nicholas Sterghos won the men’s crown

Air Force Lt. Samantha Morrison, who graduated from the U.S. Academy just three days before the June 1 Armed Forces Triathlon, finished in 2:07:39, taking gold for the women's group.
Navy Teams Make History at 2013 Armed Forces Triathlon
By ANDREA HOWRY | June 6, 2013
Navy triathletes made history Saturday, June 1, when both the men’s and women’s teams took home gold