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2020 MOMENTS & HEROES OF THE YEAR

Normally the spring issue of USA Triathlon Magazine is dedicated to highlighting our Athletes of the Year presented by Wahoo, the multisport athletes who shined in the previous year with their performances. These are not normal times. With so few races and our lives and routines drastically changed by the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 is a year we won't soon forget. While races may have been canceled or postponed, the multisport community continued to show its strength and resolve. In this issue, we honor the heroes and recall the feel-good moments from a year that tested our resilience.

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“You know the quote about triathletes never being the fastest swimmer, the fastest biker, or the fastest runner in the world, but kicking [butt] at all three?” Brittany Philpot, an emergency room doctor in Minneapolis, last spring. “That’s exactly what an ER doctor is. Whatever gets thrown at you, you make it work.”

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