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The 30th St. Anthony’s Triathlon Preview

A stacked pro field is set to race on Sunday April 28.

The 30th St. Anthony’s Triathlon is set to go on Sunday April 28.

This classic early season race always attracts a stellar pro field and this year is no different, check out the pro’s expected to compete this coming weekend.

Can you pick a few winners out of this bunch?

2013 Pro Male Athletes

Josh Amberger, Australia: 2012 Ironman Singapore winner
Greg Bennett, USA: World Champion and Olympian, 2005 St. Anthony’s Triathlon Winner
Dimas Bensuaski, USA
Samuel Betten, Australia:
9th at 2013 Ironman 70.3 Geelong
Jon Bird, Canada: Canadian Elite World Cup Triathlon Team member
Mark Bowstead, New Zealand: Winner of 2013 Orca Auckland Half Triathlon, Top 10 Finisher at 2012 Ironman 70.3 Hawaii
Barrett Branden, USA: 16x Top 10 finishes on the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Continental Cup circuit
Leonardo Chacon, Costa Rica: 2012 London Olympics
Will Clarke, Great Britain: 2x British National Triathlon Champion, 2008 Beijing Olympics
Ben Collins, USA: 2nd place at 2012 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Holden Comeau, USA
Braden Currie, New Zealand:
2012 Noosa Anaconda Adventure Winner
Tom Davison, New Zealand: 8th at 2012 Subic Bay ITU Triathlon Asian Cup
Tim Don, Great Britain: 5x British National Champion, 2006 World Champion, Winner of 2003 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Sam Douglas, Australia: 3rd at 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Grand Final Gold Coast
Robert Duncan, USA: 2012 Hy-VEE Triathlon 1st place in age group, 2nd Elite at 5150 Galveston Texas Triathlon
Cameron Dye, USA: 2012 Toyota Cup Champion, 5th at 2012 St. Anthony’s Triathlon, Winner of 2010 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Nickolaus Early, USA: 10th at 2012 Giant Eagle Columbus Ohio Triathlon
Ryan Frederickson, USA: Recent Pro status
Jan Frodeno, Germany: Gold medal winner at 2008 Beijing Olympics, 6th at 2012 London Olympics
Artura Garza, Mexico: 5th at 2012 Guatape ITU Triathlon World Cup
Stuart Hayes, Great Britain: 2012 London Olympics, 3rd at 2009 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Manny Huerta,USA: 2012 Olympics team member, 3rd at 2012 Guatape ITU Triathlon World Cup
Ben Kanute, USA: 5th at 2012 Geneva ITU Triathlon European Cup
Hunter Kemper, USA: Four-time Olympic team member
Sebastian Kienle, Germany: 2012 Ironman 70.3 World Champion
Tim O’Donnell, USA: Ironman Champion, 3rd place at 2012 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Filip Osaply, Czech Republic: Winner of 2012 and 2011 St. Anthony’s Triathlon, Winner 2012 Ironman 70.3 Norway
Michael Poole, USA: 1st at 2012 Orlando Wildman Triathlon, Top 20 Finisher at 2011 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Carlos Quinchara Forero, Columbia
Branden Rakita, USA:
XTERRA Races top finisher
Matt Reed, USA: Winner 2012 Ironman Boise 70.3, St. Anthony’s Triathlon winner 2007/2008
Sven Riederer, Switzerland: 8th at 2012 London Olympics
James Seear, Australia: 11th at 2012 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Andrew Starykowicz, USA: Winner 2012 Rev3 Anderson
Nicholas Sterghos, USA: USAT “Triathlon All-American” Distinction
David Thompson, USA: Winner 2012 5150 New Orleans Triathlon
TJ Tollakson, USA: Winner 2011 Ironman 70.3 EagleMan
Kaleb VanOrt, USA: Top 10 Finisher at 2013 Clermont ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup
Laurent Vidal, France: 5th at 2012 London Olympics
Reudi Wild, Switzerland: 2012 London Olympics, Winner 2012 Laguna Phuket Triathlon

Pro Female Athletes

Felicity Abram, Australia: Winner at 2013 Wellington OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships
Anna Battiata, USA: 2012 USA Triathlon Rookie of the Year, 3rd at 2013
Svenja Bazlen, Germany:
2012 London Olympics
Laura Bennett, USA: Three-time winner Ironman Races 2012, 2012 London Olympics
Tanelle Barard, USA: 10th at 2013 Sarasota ITU Triathlon Pan American
Moka Best, USA, Became Pro in 2012
Brianna Blanchard, USA: Winner of 2012 Boston Sprint
Danne Boterenbrood, Netherlands: 4th at 2013 Cape Town ITU Sprint Triathlon African Cup
Lauren Brandon, USA: 9th at 2012 Sanshui ITU Triathlon Premium Asian Cup
Zana Buttermore-Baca, USA
Mirinda Carfrae, USA:
2010 Ironman World Champion
Maria Czesnik, Poland: 2012 London Olympics
Lauren Dance, South Africa: 2nd at 5150 Bela Bela Race, South Africa
Ashleigh Gentle, Australia: Winner at 2012 Noosa Triathlon
Lauren Goss, USA: 2010 USA Triathlon “Female Under 23 Athlete of the Year”
Zara Guinard, USA: Became Pro in 2012
Jessica Harrison: France, three-time French Triathlon Champion
Anne Haug, Germany: Grand Final Winner 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series, Auckland
Andrea Hewitt, New Zealand: 6th at 2012 London Olympics
Catherine Jameson, Great Britain: 2010 National Triathlon Champion
Lindsey Jerdonek, USA: Finished No. 5 American and 89th overall in the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series rankings
Alica Kaye, USA: 2nd at 2012 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Jo Lawn, New Zealand: 7x Winner of Ironman New Zealand
Mandy McLane, USA: 2nd at 2011 Ironman 70.3 Austin
Sara McLarty, USA: 2010 Race to the Toyota Cup Series Champion
Emma Moffatt, Australia: Bronze Medal winner at 2008 Beijing Olympics
Lisa Norden, Sweden: 2nd at 2012 London Olympics, Winner at 2011 and 2012 Hy-Vee U.S. Championship
Emma Pallant, Great Britain: 6th place at 2012 London Olympics, 2011 U23 European Cross Country Champion
Jillian Petersen, USA: 2nd at 2012 La Paz Triathlon Pan American Championships
Olesya Prystayko, Ukraine
Nicky Samuels, New Zealand: 2012 London Olympics
Maxine Seear, Australia: Winner 2004 Ishigaki ITU Triathlon World Cup, 2004 Athens Olympics
Margaret Shapiro, USA: 4th at 2013 Ironman 70.3 Panama, 3rd at 2012 Ironman 70.3 Panama
Jodie Stimpson, Great Britain: World Champion, 3rd at 2012 St. Anthony’s Triathlon
Radka Vodickova, Czech Republic: 2012 London Olympics, Winner 2012 Laguna Phuket Triathlon
Annie Warner, USA: Winner 2012 Moses Lake Olympic Distance Triathlon, Winner 2011 New Orleans 5150
Kelly Williamson, USA, Winner at 2013 3M Half Marathon, 3rd at 2013 Ironman 70.3 Panama