Kyra Wiens is a professional triathlete, yoga teacher, and holds AN MPA FROM UNC - Chapel Hill.

She has finished in the top 10 of all her pro races over the last year, in addition to 12th at the 70.3 North american Championships and 23rd at the 70.3 world championships in South Africa.

Ironman 70.3 Worlds in Nice, France: THANK YOU

Ironman 70.3 Worlds in Nice, France: THANK YOU

I am overjoyed and deeply honored to once again represent the USA on the world stage for triathlon.

This sport is all about connections: to ourselves, to those we love, to the incredible triathlon community. This opportunity is mine only because of them. From my heart: thank you, thank you.

  • Matthew Rose of Dynamo Multisport

  • Bea Van Horne, my mom

  • Stefani Schuetz, Tri Sirena sponsor (discount code! "KYRA10")

  • Rich Horrell, Ironman athlete and volunteer

  • John Wiens, my dad

  • Greg Cowan, F2C Nutrition sponsor (discount code! "KYRA15")

  • Wendy Kesler Neely, Blue Wave Aquatics coach

  • Becca Kawaoka, teammate

  • Katherine Audrey, physical therapist

  • Todd Valentine, Elite Massage Professionals

  • Katie Morrow, teammate and volunteer homestay host

  • Sean Pierce, my husband

  • Taryn Wiens, my sister and best friend

  • Amelia Morrow, mermaid

  • Tawnee Tatro, teammate

  • Robert Ellington, run coach

  • Phil Billingsley and CDA Tri Team, just the best

Dear Editors: in response to "A Family Portrait: Brothers, Sisters, Strangers"

Dear Editors: in response to "A Family Portrait: Brothers, Sisters, Strangers"

Watch Keynote Address: "The Fast-Track to Becoming Your Best Self: Why Women and Girls Should Be in Sports"

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