Elite triathlete Erin Storie (née Jones) was recently appointed to the USA Triathlon Board of Directors to serve as an Athlete Representative through the end of 2017.
Erin Storie has competed as an elite triathlete since January 2013 and earned a bronze medal at the 2014 ITU Under-23 World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta. She also represented the US at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
In addition to her racing career, Storie has served as a USA Triathlon volunteer as a representative on the Athlete Advisory Council (AAC).
Prior to moving to Colorado Springs to become a resident athlete at the US Olympic Training Center (OTC) and finish her final two years of college as part of USA Triathlon’s Elite Triathlon Academy, Storie competed in cross country and track and field for Oregon State University where she earned PAC-12 Division I All-Academic Honorable Mention honors for three years.
“We are pleased to welcome Erin Storie to the USA Triathlon Board of Directors,” said Barry Siff, USA Triathlon President. “As an elite athlete who has already made numerous contributions to the sport in her short career, we very much look forward to working with Erin and benefitting from her insight, leadership and passion for the sport.”
USA Triathlon serves as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world.
In addition to its work with athletes, coaches and race directors at the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).