2019 Catapult Paratriathlon Camp
Catapult's Paratriathlon Camp will provide hands-on instructions of the basics of paratriathlon through interactive drills and lectures in a safe, accessible environment. It is designed and led by certified USA Paratriathlon coaches and assisted by experienced para-athletes. This three-day camp outside the city of Houston, TX is geared to all skill levels, with an emphasis on first-timers. This is both a USA Triathlon-sanctioned, para-friendly event.
Camp will provide skills for athletes with physical disabilities in the mobility impaired, visually impaired, and wheelchair competition categories. These include, but are not limited to: amputation, spinal cord injury, visual impairment, traumatic brain injury, and muscle impairment. Please provide detailed background on your disability and current activity level in your application.
2019 Applications have Closed
A waitlist is being utilized
Applicants will be notified of available opportunities to attend!
Date & Location
Dates: Thursday, October 3rd to Sunday, October 6th
Location: Camp Olympia, Trinity, TX
Campers will check-in and load up at a location in Houston, TX and be shuttled to Camp Olympia.
Age Requirements: Ages 13 and up.
Camp Limit: Max. capacity is 25 confirmed registrations.
A waiting list will be utilized.
There are zero registration costs for approved athletes and their guides to attend this camp.
Travel costs will be the responsibility of the athlete to cover. Travel assistance information can be found below.
A current USA Triathlon Membership is required to attend this camp. A $15 one-day membership can be purchased if you do not desire an annual membership.
Please indicate your current USAT Membership number, or your need to purchase a membership, on your application. Information on USAT Memberships can be found here.
You will receive
Personal instruction in: pool swimming, cycling, running, nutrition and managing it all for race day.
Education sessions covering the logistics and specifics of paratriathlon.
Cabin-style room and board, and daily meals.
T-shirt and swag bag full of goodies.
Tons of encouragement, new friends, and memories for a lifetime!
athletes must bring
Bicycle helmet that is less than five years old
Casual clothes for workouts
Required medical devices for overnight stays
athletes Should bring
Bicycle, handcycle, or tandem
Pushrim (racing) chair
Cycling shoes (if applicable)
Running Shoes (if applicable)
Paddles and fins (if applicable)
Pool buoy and kickboard
Sunscreen and sunglasses
A detailed checklist will be emailed to accepted campers!