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August 8, 2018

Pro triathlete Steve Rosinski to race at Luray Triathlon

By |August 8th, 2018|

Welcome back pro triathlete Steve Rosinski from Charlottesville, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! 

See our interview with Steve below.

Tell us about yourself: 

Not only am I an Optometrist and an avid triathlete but I am also a husband and a father. I grew up a baseball player but turned fulltime runner in college as I ran Cross Country and Track for Lehigh University. While getting my Doctorate I had become burned out on running so I started swimming and biking for some […]

Pro triathlete Adam Brumley to race at Luray Triathlon in 2018

By |August 8th, 2018|

Welcome pro triathlete Adam Brumley, from Buckhannon, WV, to the Luray Triathlon! 

See our interview with Adam below.

Occupation:

Currently, I am working at Davis Medical Center in Elkins, WV. My time is split working in the Nursing Department and Cardiac Rehab. When the time is right, I will be applying to medical school.  

 

Q. Tell us about yourself?

I have always been a multi-sport athlete throughout school. It was not until college, that I decided to focus on swimming full time. This decision […]

Pro triathlete Ricky Flynn to race at Luray Triathlon in 2018

By |August 8th, 2018|

Welcome back pro triathlete Ricky Flynn, Orthotic Fitter for Greenville Health System, from Greenville, SC, to the Luray Triathlon! 

See our interview with Ricky below.

 

Have you raced Luray Triathlon before?

Yes. I raced Luray in 2016 and 2017.

 

What’s your best finish at Luray?

I was 2nd in the international last year and 3rd in the sprint and 2nd in the international in 2016 and 5th in the sprint in 2016.

 

What brings you back to Luray? 

Its a really well-organized event with good competition.

 

What keeps […]

September 30, 2014

Meet pro triathlete Calah Schlabach

By |September 30th, 2014|

We had a lot of talent this year at both the Luray International and Sprint Triathlons.  Course records fell in both races by the same two athletes: Dan Feeney and Calah Slabach.

I met Calah for the first time at the pre-race practice swim on Friday of race weekend.  She was there with some friends with DC Tri Club.  One of Calah’s friends introduced Calah as the triathlete who was going to win both races – and he was right.

Yet, Calah […]

August 29, 2014

Meet Pro Triathlete Matt Shanks from Ignite Endurance

By |August 29th, 2014|

If you came out to pre-race practice swim on Friday evening before the Luray International on Saturday, you likely Matt Shanks who was there to offer racing tips. Matt was one of the pros who raced at Luray International Triathlon this year for a chance at the $5,000 cash prize purse.

A member of the Ignite Endurance triathlon team, Matt is a long course athlete, focusing on Ironman distance races. Most recently, he completed the inaugural Challenge Atlantic City where he earned his ELITE […]

July 31, 2014

Pro Triathlete Dan Feeney to Race at Luray Triathlon

By |July 31st, 2014|

Welcome pro triathlete Dan Feeney from Newark, Delaware to the Luray Triathlon! Dan joins a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

Dan was featured as one of Competitor Magazine’s 5 New Pros to Watch in 2012 and brings a strong background in ITU racing to Luray.

Need help with your transitions? Dan will be giving a transition tips clinic on Friday and Saturday (8/15 & 17) from 4:30 PM to 5 PM near the swim […]

Pro Triathlete Molly Roohi to Race in Luray Sprint Triathlon

By |July 30th, 2014|

Welcome pro triathlete Molly Roohi from King George, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! She joins a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

Molly is a past winner of the Luray Sprint Triathlon (2010) so she has experience on the Luray course.

We interviewed Molly to learn a little more about her, to find out what motivates her and to hear what advice she might have for aspiring triathletes. Here’s what she […]

Pro triathlete Steve Rosinski to race at Luray Triathlon

By |July 24th, 2014|

Welcome pro triathlete Steve Rosinski from Charlottesville, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! Not only is Steve a pro triathlete, but he’s also a full-time Doctor of Optometry. Wow!

Steve’s triathlon career began while at Ohio State where he finished 8th in the 2010 Collegiate National Championships. Upon graduating in 2011 with his Doctorate, Steve made the decision to dedicate himself more to his training and racing and in doing so earned his Elite Triathlete license within the year.

Originally from Rochester, NY, he […]

Pro triathlete John Kenny to race at Luray Triathlon

By |July 14th, 2014|

Welcome pro triathlete, coach and race director John Kenny to the Luray Triathlon!

A former Pennsylvania state champion in high school swimming and all-district in cross country, John swam for 4 years at Cornell University.  During his college days and beyond, John found his niche in the sport of open water swimming where he is a 5-time US National Champion in distances ranging from 10K up to 25K and  has competed at a wide variety of races including Nationals, Olympic trials, Pan Ams, Pan Pacs, World […]

Pro triathlete Jessie Koltz to race at Luray Triathlon

By |July 8th, 2014|

Welcome pro triathlete and swim coach Jessie Koltz to the Luray Triathlon this year!

Not only will Jessie be racing both days as part of the “Devil’s Double,” but Jessie will also be be a swim coach for the Luray Triathlon Pre-Race Open Water Swim Clinic on August 9. Jessie is sure to make the women’s race an exciting race to watch as she competes against a talented field for the part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

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