The World’s First Triathlon

April 10, 2012

If you have ever participated in a triathlon, you should read this write up of the very first triathlon as held in California in 1974.

How amazing that this race of 46 people was the start for the entire industry of triathlon, and all the IRONMAN, ITU, and Olympics Games versions, and the many hundreds of thousands that have since swum, cycled and run their way into joining the ranks of those called ‘triathlete’.