“Impossible Doesn’t Exist” – Interview with Scott Lacey, a Visually Impaired Athlete

If you talk to 31 year old triathlete, Scott Lacey, about how he is training for his first triathlon he sounds a little more intense than your typical newbie athlete getting involved in this multi-sport event. That could be because for his very first triathlon he starting with a Half Distance at the Grand Rapids… Read more »

TEAM RWB Member, Amy Weinstein: A Veteran and Triathlete

Amy Weinstein, 47, of Middleville is just one of the few athletes you’ll find on our course this year representing Team RWB (Red, White, and Blue). This is the first year Team RWB is representing on the Grand Rapids Triathlon course and we’re honored to have them join us. This special group is a team… Read more »

Five Time Grand Rapids Triathlete Participant and Amway Employee: an Interview with Tanya Fowler

Tanya Fowler, 53 years old (real years, 54 in triathlon years), works as a Software Tester and has been employed at Amway for the past 25 years. She’s also one of approximately 150 athletes who have done every Grand Rapids Triathlon to date. As the GR Tri puts on it’s fifth annual event, we’re pleased… Read more »

Interview with Huntington Triathlete Jessica Popma

Jessica Popma, age 32, is a Huntington Bank employee who is competing in her third consecutive Grand Rapids Triathlon. Jessica works as a Teller Supervisor at the Alpine ¬†branch and has been with Huntington Bank for four years. Q: When/How did you get started in triathlons? In 2012 a couple friends asked me to compete… Read more »

Fourteen Michigan Athletes Head to Long Course Nationals in Motala, Sweden

The Grand Rapids Triathlon was honored by having its 2014 event chosen as the site of the USAT Long Course National Championships. ¬†Over 800 triathletes from all over the United States came to Grand Rapids on June 13th to compete for their one chance to make it onto Team USA to compete in Motala, Sweden… Read more »

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