By Abner Miralda University of Louisville Triathlon is a novelty in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It finds itself as the newest and only collegiate triathlon club in the state. Despite its pioneer status, the UofL team is trying to follow suit in a state known for a racing heritage that includes the Kentucky Derby, the Kentucky Motor … Continue reading UofL Triathlon: A New Inspiration.
By Abner Miralda Louisville, Ky. — UofL Cycling and UofL Triathlon have historic weekend, earning three wins, two podiums, and two top-10 finishes simultaneously. Mark Renn earned wins in the Down Hill and Four-Cross disciplines in St. Louis, Mo. while Rikus Van Zyl rode to the top spot in a cyclocross race in Cincinnati, Oh. … Continue reading UofL Cycling and Triathlon competes simultaneously in 3 cities, earns 3 wins.
By Abner Miralda Muncie, Ind. — Building on Mike Baird’s 2nd place finish at Michigan State, Cards earn a top-25 in the Men’s event and a top-15 in the Women’s group. The unique distance Muncie Man Triathlon served as the MECTC Conference Championship. The difficult Muncie Man Triathlon featured a 1.5k swim, a 61.8k bike, … Continue reading Four Cardinals Compete in Triathlon Conference Championships
“I’m addicted to triathlons now!” said Jacob Holtgrewe with a bright, wide smile. “My favorite thing is being able to do three different activities all in one competition. I got to take advantage of different skills and put them together.” In his first ever triathlon, a sprint distance triathlon in Shelbyville, Ky., Holtgrewe finished second … Continue reading UofL Triathlon inspires new generation of athletes at the University of Louisville
USA Cycling asked current team president Abner Miralda how it all unfolded, and what the future of the team looks like.
Louisville, Ky – SCC triathlete Mike Baird wins the men’s 15 mile Louisville Lovin’ The Hills event while Nicole Knapp finds the podium in the women’s 6 mile race. Louisville Lovin’ The Hills is an annual trail run held at the Jefferson Memorial Forest in Louisville. Cardinals Evan Cruson and Jacob Holtgrewe also competed, finishing … Continue reading Mike Baird Wins Louisville Lovin’ The Hills, Nicole Knapp 3rd
Louisville, Ky- The Student Cycling Coalition launches Kentucky’s only intercollegiate competitive triathlon squad. The SCC’s board and sponsors have decided to re-launch the University of Louisville Triathlon squad for 2015. The team will compete in USA Triathlon’s Mid-East Collegiate Triathlon Conference (MECTC). The University of Louisville previously had a triathlon club in 2012, and folded … Continue reading SCC Launches Kentucky’s Only Collegiate Triathlon Squad
Louisville, Ky.- The Student Cycling Coalition unveils its team photos in front of Grawmeyer Hall, Evergreen Rehabilitation, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, Middletown Cycling & Fitness, and VO2 Multisport. The pictures are of the cycling team only. Triathlon team pictures will be unveiled in May of 2015.
West Laffayette, IN- Amidst finals week at UofL, only one rider, Josh Goodman, travelled to represent the University of Louisville on April 27 at the Purdue Cycling Road Race weekend that served as the conference championships for the Midwest Collegiate Cycling Conference. During a sunny and windy day, Goodman closed out the SCC's inaugural season by … Continue reading Strong Showing by SCC in Inaugural Road Season, Triathlon Joining SCC line-up
LOUISVILLE- The University of Louisville Student Cycling Coalition held its first meeting for 2014 on January 16th. It was the first time the new board members were able to meet prospective racers and discuss team milestones. The headlining event of the night was the announcement that coaching search had come to an end. Barry Stokes … Continue reading New Team, New Coach