CATAPULT volunteers and guides
CATAPULT is a 100% volunteer-run organization.
From our founding leadership, to our day-of-event volunteers, everyone working with CATAPULT supports our mission with zero administrative costs added to our bottom line.
We appreciate everyone who make our organization successful and encourage you to learn about our volunteers and guides!
Jarrett is a co-founder of CATAPULT and serves the organization as CEO and Chair of the Board. He is involved in the daily business of CATAPULT and responsible for the strategic growth of the organization including: programming, recruitment, marketing, donor relations and business development.
Jarrett also serves as a sighted guide for CATAPULT athletes with experience in guiding both novice and elite visually impaired athletes. His guiding resume includes completion of three Ironman 140.6 events, Half Ironman events, four marathons and numerous sprint and olympic distance triathlons.
Chris is a co-founder and President of CATAPULT and currently sits as a Director on the Board. Chris has been involved in the Houston running & triathlon community since 2010, most notably helping raise funds for TEAM in Training, a branch of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and for his involvement with the JSC & SBS Triathlon Club by serving as the club’s Vice President from 2013-2016.
Chris began guiding in 2015, guiding an Elite Paratriathlete in the Pan American Championships in Monterrey, Mexico and again in Rio de Janeiro. As well as at the 2015 Olympic & Paralympic Test Event for the Rio 2016 games. Chris has guided the Boston Marathon, Houston Marathon, Woodlands Marathon and the Sylvan Beach Triathlon.
Since its inception, Chris has been involved in the daily business of CATAPULT serving as the organization’s President. He is responsible for community outreach, programming, recruitment, marketing, donor relations and business development.
David has been running for over 15 years. He has completed half marathons and marathons, including the Boston Marathon. In 2012, David started his journey into triathlon and has since finished one Half Ironman and three Ironman 140.6 distance races.
David joined CATAPULT workouts in 2016 and has guided the Houston Chevron Marathon. He currentlyserves CATAPULT as CFO.
Alison Fowler is an avid runner and triathlete. She has been running for over 10 years and competed in triathlons for over 5 years. Her running achievements include over 50 marathons, including The Boston Marathon and over a dozen ultramarathons where Alison’s favorite is the 50 mile distance. She has also finished 15 full Ironman Triathlons and numerous half IRONMAN races including most recently IM 70.3 World Championship 2016. Alison is currently training for her first Ultraman in 2018. Most importantly, Alison has been a guide for visually impaired athletes for over 5 years and loves nothing more than getting the opportunity to train with Team Catapult!
Claudio Bravo, originally from Chile, grew up in the track and field environment, especially running 100m, 200m, long jump, and 4x100 relays making it all the way to high school nationals. In 2011, Triathlon was introduced to his life watching a video of double amputee Ironman World Champion Finisher Scott Risgby. Inspired by Scott, Triathlon and endurance sports have become his passion and a life changing at every level. Claudio’s achievements include 5 half marathons and 4 marathons finishers, numerous triathlon, including 8 half Ironman and 2 full Ironman finishers. In 2016 he learned about team Catapult and decided to joint as a volunteer and guide for PC athletes. Claudio is looking to add to his list of achievements his 1st ultra-running distance by end of 2017.