Monday, 23 May, 2022

PTO announces teams for the Pro-Am Los Angeles

(Photo: PTO)

On Sunday, six teams of pro triathletes, athletes of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) and two special gusts will battle at the Pro Am-Relay in Los Angeles. CAF-athletes – athletes with a disability – will kick off with a 1500-meter swim, then pro athletes will bike 40 km, and finally one of the CAF-athletes or a special guest will run 10 km. One of these special guests is the famous UFC fighter Paul Felder. The other special guest is Olympic silver medalist in pentathlon, Heather Fell. The PTO just announced the teams.

Team 1: swimmer and runner Haven Shepherd, Lionel Sanders, and UFC fighter Paul Felder

Team 2: swimmer and para climber Emily Gray, Sam Long, and swimmer and para triathlete Rudy Garcia-Tolson

Team 3: para triathlete Alyssa Seely, Daniel Baekkegard, and Olympic silver medalist in pentathlon Heather Fell

Team 4: swimmer Ahalya Lettenberger, Holly Lawrence, and swimmer and para triathlete Roderick Sewell

Team 5: para triathlete and hand biker Andre Kajlich, Skye Moench, and “influencer” Shirley Alvarez

Team 6: para triathlete Chris Hammer, Heather Jackson, and para triathlete, cyclist and marathoner Willie Stewart

The race will be streamed live and for free, starting at 5:45 AM local time. Here you’ll find out where to watch it.

More information about the event you can find here.

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