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Endurance Exchange Virtual Conference Begins Thursday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The third year Stamina Exchange presented by BOA Nutritionan industry-wide conference for professionals and endurance athletes, taking place as a virtual event from Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5.

All sessions will be recorded and available on demand until May 31 for attendees who cannot watch live. Rregistration will also remain open after the event, until April 30 for anyone who wants to view the recorded content.

Registration for Stamina Exchange is $175 for General Participant Access and $50 for Insider Athlete Access. The Athlete Insider track includes all of the main presentations, general sessions, virtual guided morning workouts and virtual exhibit, plus some content focused on the inner workings of USA Triathlon and the USA Team experience. by age group.

Coaches are eligible to win 12 UFCs and Race Directors are eligible to win 10 UFCs toward USA Triathlon Coach and Race Director certifications, respectively. Healthcare professionals are eligible to earn 4.25 continuing medical education (CME) units approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Entrants must be entered under an All-Access prize type to earn CEUs or CMEs.

Endurance Exchange participants have the option of purchasing a $35 USA Triathlon annual membership or renewal (12 month extension from current expiration date) as part of registration – a $15 discount USD over regular membership price.

China Jude and Dr. Philip Skiba complete the marquee lineup for the event main speakers. Jude is Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Denver Broncos and Skiba is the medical director of sports and musculoskeletal medicine for Advocate Aurora Medical Group and consultant for the Breaking2 project.

Exploring Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with China Jude

The diversity, equity and inclusion landscape is often seen as complex and difficult to navigate. This session will break some of these myths by providing tools and looking at entry points for starting or continuing work in space. Jude will discuss the different types of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion engagement, as well as how you can get more involved in DEI, whether you are just starting out or want to increase your level of advocacy. This session will suit DEI beginners to seasoned professionals. Jude’s keynote is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. ET / 7:30 a.m. PT on Friday, March 4.

Jude was hired as Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Denver Broncos in April 2021. In a newly created role for the organization, she works closely with leaders football, business and community on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategy. She also works directly with the human resources and community development departments, focusing on recruitment, hiring processes, general work environment and external outreach. In addition to leading the organization’s overall DEI strategy and representing the team as an external ambassador on social justice initiatives, Jude guides the team’s internal DEI committee which organizes regular program-wide. organisation. Jude has over 23 years of experience in college athletic administration and coaching, most recently working as the University of Wyoming Senior Assistant Athletic Director for Administration/Senior Administrator (SWA). During her three years in Wyoming, she oversaw sports medicine, sports performance and nutrition, strategic planning, gender equity and diversity and inclusion initiatives, and volleyball programs. -ball and football.

She was named to the 10th Annual Sports Business Journal (SBJ) Game Changers: Women in Sports Business Class of 2020 and was named the 2019 Women Leaders in College Sports Nell Jackson Administrator of the Year.

Staying on the cutting edge of sports science: from lab research to breakthrough2

Coaches and athletes are bombarded with health information and studies from a variety of sources, all of which claim to be authoritative – and these coaches and athletes must decide what is legit. In his keynote at Endurance Exchange, Dr. Skiba will discuss the thought process required to sort the legitimate data from the bad. A world-renowned expert in elite sport performance whose work is regularly used by athletes in both amateur and elite sports, including the Olympics, Skiba will share examples from his work in amateur sport and other sports in his speech. elite, applicable to both coaches. and athletes. Dr. Skiba’s keynote is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. ET / 7:30 a.m. PT on Saturday, March 5.

Dr. Skiba’s extensive research program focuses on oxygen utilization and other determinants of athletic performance. Medical Director of Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine for Advocate Aurora Medical Group and Director of Advocate Human Performance and Biomechanics Laboratories, Dr. Skiba works with high school, college and professional athletes, including Olympians and the world’s top marathon runners. . Chief sports physician for primary care at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Skiba served as a consultant on Project Breaking2, a Nike project aimed at breaking the 2-hour barrier in the marathon. He appeared in National Geographic’s award-winning Cannes Film Festival documentary, “Breaking 2.”

Dr Skiba is also Honorary Assistant Professor at the University of Exeter and Associate Medical Editor for the European Journal of Sports Science. He serves on the USA Cycling Medical Board and is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Other keynote speakers include: Lisa Bentley, 11-time IRONMAN champion, Rocky Harris, CEO of USA Triathlon, Ted Metellus, race director of the TCS New York City Marathon and first-ever black race director of an Abbott World Marathon Majors race, Bob Roll, Tour de France announcer, and Mark Sortino, CEO of Team MPI.

There will also be a main session which will include a panel of members of the National Elite Paratriathlon Team and Tokyo 2020 Paralympians including: Kyle Coon, Hailey Danz, Kelly Elmlinger, Chris Hammer, Andy Potts, Former Olympian of 2004 and guide to Kyle Coon, and Derick Williamson, current head coach of the National Elite Paratriathlon Team.

The conference brings together over 130 of the leading coaches, event directors, medical professionals, and sports marketing and business executives in the endurance sports industry. — including Molly Arbogast, President and CEO of POV Sports Marketing, Michael D’hulstco-founder and CEO of Super League Triathlon, Gabriela Gallegos, president and race director of Race El Paso and member of the board of directors of USA Triathlon and the board of directors of World Triathlon
Hélène Guillaume, Founder and CEO of WILD.AI., Glen Mills, Co-Founder of, Sam Renouf, CEO of Professional Triathletes Organization, and Mike Wien, Chairman of the Global Triathlon Safety Taskforce.

Taylor Knibb and Kevin McDowell, members of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games silver medal-winning mixed relay team, will also speak.
Brad Snyder and guide Greg Billington, Tokyo 2020 Paralympic gold medalists.

In addition to formal sessions and networking events, attendees can also participate in guided virtual workouts each morning – including Pilates sessions led by Pilates for Sports and daily group outings on Zwift led by a trainer. certified USA Triathlon where athletes can unlock their own personalized USA Triathlon kit. These 60-minute group rides will take place daily on Zwift beginning at 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT and will be led by certified USA Triathlon coaches. Peter Helling (3rd of March), Régie Waller (March 4) and Scott Riecke (5 March).

The lineup of entertainers includes some of the most engaging personalities in the multisport community:

  • Chad Andrews — Coach, funder TotalCyclistvoice of choice
  • Bob Babbitt – USA Triathlon and IRONMAN Hall of Famer; Co-Founder, Challenged Athletes Foundation
  • Steve Fleck — Coach, PR Endurance Training; Leading endurance sports announcer and commentator
  • Michanda Myles — Model, creative strategist, entrepreneur and endurance sports advertiser
  • Kelly O’Mara — Editor-in-chief of Triathlete Magazine
  • Jerry Schemmel – Sportscaster for the University of Northern Colorado
  • Karen Smyers — Hall of Fame triathlete, IRONMAN legend, coach, race director and motivational speaker
  • Collar. Yvonne Spencer – Air Force Colonel, Founder of FastChix Triathlon club, team builder and coach

E2 scholarship holders
For the third year, USA Triathlon has awarded Endurance Exchange scholarships to foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and access, and to bring diverse perspectives to the event, while encouraging the participation of people who might not have been able to attend otherwise.

The 27 fellows, t
The most awarded to date include 77% women and 63% winners who will be attending a triathlon conference in the United States for the very first time.

Access to media
Members of the media can obtain free access to the Endurance Exchange and request interviews with speakers by emailing USA Triathlon Director of Marketing and Communications Thomas Lenneberg at
[email protected].

For more information on Endurance Exchange, including the latest schedule, list of speakers and virtual networking opportunities, visit Endurance Exchange related questions can be directed to [email protected].

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About the American Triathlon
USA Triathlon is proud to be the national governing body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, all-terrain triathlon, paratriathlon, and indoor and multi-sport events. virtual in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions over 4,000 races and connects with over 400,000 members each year, making it the largest multi-sport organization in the world. In addition to its work at the local level with athletes, coaches and race directors – as well as the USA Triathlon Foundation – USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing in international events, including Championships of the Triathlon World, the Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of World Triathlon and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC).