Ventum Athletes

Four-Time World Champion
Leanda Cave

Born in the UK, Cave grew up primed for triathlons by running cross-country and by being trained as a lifeguard. She is a seasoned triathlete, being a four-time world champion: in 2002 at the ITU World Championships in Cancun, in 2007 at the ITU Long Distance World Championships in Lorient, and in 2012 at the Ironman World Championship 70.3 in Las Vegas and the Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kona.

Cameron Dye

Originally from Colorado, Dye knows how to balance his family life with competitions. Last season, Dye won TriRock Philly for the fourth year in a row, and had podium finishes at IRONMAN Silverman 70.3 and IRONMAN Timberman 70.3. When not preparing for a competition, he can be found spending time with his family.

Meredith Kessler

Growing up, Kessler was always an active athlete, being competitive in four sports throughout high school. Kessler is a veteran champion at IRONMAN Arizona, where she won the race in both 2014 and 2015. She has won six races in 2014 and eight in 2015 over the half and long distance triathlon distances. She has also won Ironman New Zealand five times in a row and Ironman Vineman 70.3 four times in a row.

Matt Chrabot

Beginning his career chasing ITU points around the world, current Colorado resident, Matt Chrabot transitioned from short to long distance racing in 2013. Notable races include wins at Austin 70.3, Raleigh 70.3, and St. Croix 70.3. In 2015, Matt Chrabot was the last qualifier in the Kona points system, just two weeks out from the World Championship in Hawaii.

Cody Beals

Already an avid fan of triathlons during school, Beals competed as a runner and triathlete from high school into college. He hit the ground running in the professional scene with his 6x podium finishes between 2014 and 2015, and he received his first win at the IRONMAN 70.3 in Eagleman in 2015.

Kevin Collington

The 30-year-old Collington was born in Florida, started swimming when he was four years old, and joined the triathlon club his freshman year at the University of Florida. Collington is the 2007 USAT Collegiate National Champion with top-10 finishes in the 2007 Pan American Cup events in Kelowna, Longmont, Geneva and Rincon the same year. He also won the 2013 US Pro Championship.

Having one of the most daunting race schedules, Collington is a fierce triathlete. He clinched his first ITU win at the Challenge Williamsburg 70.3 in 2015, and had podium finishes at the Monterey, Mexico 70.3, Vineman Triathlon, Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, and the Punta del Este, Uruguay 70.3.

AJ Baucco

Baucco has always had a passion for teaching others and for being a competitive triathlete. Following his degree and teaching license, he became a coach to combine his passions. He is a seasoned coach and professional triathlete who won the Cleveland Triathlon in 2015.

Lauren Brandon

A long-time competitive swimmer, Brandon is an up-and-coming triathlete with a competitive swim background who just recently went pro. She took her first podium spot at the IRONMAN Calgary 70.3 in 2015.

Justin Daerr

Always an enthusiastic athlete in all pursuits, Daerr found his love of triathlons through luck by entering a competition with a friend in college. He is a philanthropic coach with multiple podium finishes and a win at IRONMAN Boulder in 2014.

Greg Close

Previously in competitive rowing, Close brought his coaching expertise over to the world of triathlons when he entered the professional scene in 2005 with his first triathlon. Since then, he has been hooked. He represented the U.S. at World Championships three times, earning a silver medal in 2007 and a world title in 2008.

Jenny Fletcher

Jenny Fletcher — pentathlete, model, and now triathlete — brings a flash of style to the triathlon world. First overall amateur winner at Escape to Alcatraz in 2009, Jenny entered the pro ranks and jumped onto the world stage in that same year. From her first professional win at the 2012 IRONMAN 70.3 Branson to her recent win at the 2017 Garmin Israman in Israel, Fletcher proves she is a dedicated addition to the world of triathlon.