The Masters Triathlete of the Year honors went to Christopher Thomas of Team Timex (Easton, Conn.). Thomas was the top masters finisher at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship and was fourth in his age group (first American) in Kona. He also was the top masters finisher at Timberman 70.3, Eagleman 70.3 and was the first amateur at the Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island.
USA Triathlon will announce its 2012 Duathlon, Junior and Elite Athletes of the Year later this week.
See full list HERE on Triathlon.Competitor.com
Here’s video of Chris and fellow Team Timex Athletes, Viktor Zyemtsev, Tim Hola, and Dennis Meeker during the 2012 Hawaii Ironman World Championship in Kona.
Here’s my interview with Chris in 2010 at the Ironman World Championship.