Tag Archives: USAT Referee

Thoughts on USAT Race Official Staffing

Race Directors have a tough job – there’s no doubt about that.  They have to balance putting on a quality event, while still making it work financially.  Triathlons are far from cheap events to put on, instead of just one … Read More Here

Thoughts on triathlon bike penalties (USAT & WTC)

I’ve always thought the USAT and WTC penalty system does little to deter racers from committing penalties, in particular – – on the bike. And just to be clear why I care primarily about the bike – the penalties on … Read More Here

Weekly Mailbag–May 8th, 2010

Here’s this week’s edition of the weekly mailbag.  This is a weekly series where I feature a handful of the e-mailed questions I received from the previous week or so.  I try and pick a wide variety of questions. Some … Read More Here

Thoughts from a (new) USAT Referee (or…what I’m looking for)

In addition to racing this past weekend, I also became a new USAT Certified Official Referee.  The process involves wading through an extensive 91 page manual (very in depth by the way, but also fairly well written and easy to … Read More Here