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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!


camp details

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.

Costs

  • 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!

requirements

athletes must bring

  • Bicycle helmet that is less than five years old

  • Goggles

  • Swim suit

  • Casual clothes for workouts

  • Required medical devices for overnight stays

  • Great attitude

athletes Should bring

  • Bicycle, handcycle, or tandem

  • Pushrim (racing) chair

  • Cycling shoes (if applicable)

  • Running Shoes (if applicable)

  • Water bottle(s)

  • Preferred Snacks

  • Swim Cap

  • Buoyancy shorts

  • Paddles and fins (if applicable)

  • Pool buoy and kickboard

  • Snorkel

  • Towel(s)

  • Sunscreen and sunglasses

  • Toiletries

A detailed checklist will be emailed to accepted campers!

2019 Camp sponsors