USA Triathlon Announces 2024 U.S Olympic Triathlon Team Selections

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon has officially unveiled the lineup for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team, consisting of five exceptional athletes who will proudly represent the United States at the upcoming Olympic Games Paris 2024. Taylor Knibb (Washington, D.C.), Taylor Spivey (Redondo Beach, Calif.), Kirsten Kasper (North Andover, Mass.), Morgan Pearson (New Vernon, N.J.), and Seth Rider (Germantown, Tenn.) have been named to compete for the U.S. this summer in Paris.

The selection showcases a blend of talent, experience, and potential medal-winning capabilities. The team, led by High Performance General Manager Scott Schnitzspahn, is poised to leave a mark on the world stage with their dedication and exceptional skills. The athletes were chosen after a rigorous selection process by the Games Athlete Selection Panel, highlighting the depth of talent within the U.S. Triathlon community.

CEO Victoria Brumfield expressed utmost pride in the team, emphasizing their resilience, commitment, and pursuit of excellence in the sport. The selected athletes have demonstrated unwavering determination and passion throughout their journey to the Olympics, inspiring others to chase their dreams.

Each member of the 2024 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team brings a unique set of accomplishments and stories to the table:

Taylor Knibb (Washington, D.C.)

Taylor Knibb, a Tokyo 2020 Olympic silver medalist in the Mixed Relay, will be making her second Olympic appearance in Paris. With a background in triathlon since childhood, Knibb’s impressive career includes multiple World Triathlon podiums and victories. She embodies resilience and determination, balancing her elite triathlon career with academic pursuits at Cornell University.

Taylor Spivey (Redondo Beach, Calif.)

A consistent force in elite triathlons, Taylor Spivey will mark her Olympic debut in Paris after securing numerous podium finishes and contributing to the U.S. Mixed Relay team’s success. Her journey from competitive swimming to triathlon showcases her versatility and dedication to the sport.

Kirsten Kasper (North Andover, Mass.)

Kirsten Kasper, a standout athlete introduced to triathlon through a collegiate recruitment program, will make her Olympic debut in Paris. Her accolades as a World Triathlon podium finisher and key member of the U.S. Mixed Relay team underscore her commitment to excellence in the sport.

Morgan Pearson (New Vernon, N.J.)

Morgan Pearson, a Tokyo 2020 Olympic silver medalist in the Mixed Relay, brings a wealth of experience and success to the 2024 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team. Known for his exceptional running abilities, Pearson’s journey from competitive swimming to triathlon highlights his dedication and passion for the sport.

Seth Rider (Germantown, Tenn.)

Seth Rider, a lifelong triathlete with a strong grassroots racing background, will make his Olympic debut in Paris. His journey from youth triathlons to elite international competitions showcases his unwavering commitment to the sport and his dream of representing the U.S. on the Olympic stage.

The 2024 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team nominations are subject to final approval by the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee, with the Paralympic Triathlon Team announcement expected in July. The athletes’ selection process and qualification details reflect the rigorous standards and dedication within the U.S. Triathlon community.

As the team prepares to compete in the individual and Mixed Relay events at the Paris 2024 Olympics, the spotlight shines on their journey, determination, and pursuit of Olympic glory. Stay tuned for updates and coverage of the U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team’s journey to Paris.