Tri-Palooza Photo Gallery Awards

Tri-Palooza Photo Gallery Awards
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  • 022115 TRI Palooza 244  Creator and Host of the inaugural 2015 TRI-Palooza Endurance Sports Awards Gala, Ironman Hall of Fame and USA Triathlon Hall of Fame inductee, and co-founder of the Challenged Athletes Foundation, Bob Babbitt kicks off the awards presentation, Saturday night, February 21st, in San Diego, CA.  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 344  President of VAVI and creator of the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge, Steve Stoloff with his award for the Event of the Year, pictured with Mike Reilly – The Voice of the Ironman and Executive Vice President of Global Sales for Events.com, Andy Reilly - Owner and Publisher of RACEPLACE Magazine, and Bob Babbitt. TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 349  TRI-Palooza Female Runner of the Year Molly Huddle, the 2014 U.S. Outdoor Champion at 5,000 meters and the U.S. Record Holder at 5,000 meters.  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 350  TRI-Palooza Female Runner of the Year, Molly Huddle, with Dan Ashworth, President and CEO of Ashworth Awards  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 355  TRI-Palooza Triathlon Legend, two-time Ironman World Champion, Tim DeBoom.  Tim won the Ironman World Championship, back to back, in 2001 and 2002, and will soon become an inductee into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame.  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 362  TRI-Palooza Triathlon Legend, two-time Ironman World Champion, Tim DeBoom, pictured with Mike Reilly, Bob Babbitt, and President and CEO of MPA Event Graphics, Mike Plant.   TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 370  The Jonathan Jefferson Triathlon Club Members of the Year, presented by EAS Sports Nutrition, pictured with 6-time Ironman World Champion and Ironman Hall of Fame Inductee, Dave Scott: William Robinson / LA Tri Club, Amanda Barth / Orange County Triathlon Club, Harrison Shao / California Triathlon, and John Hill / Triathlon Club of San Diego. TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 401  TRI-Palooza Challenged Athlete of the Year, presented by Kaiser Permanente: Boston Marathon bombing survivor, Celeste Corcoran, with Mike Reilly, Andy Gallardo – Director of Fitness for Kaiser Permanente Southern California, and Bob Babbitt. TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 412  Winner of the TRI-Palooza Breakthrough Performance of the Year, Ben Hoffman, who was the first American to finish on the podium at the Ironman World Championship since Tim DeBoom won in 2002. (Ben took 2nd place this last October) TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 414  TRI-Palooza Breakthrough Performance of the Year award winner, Ben Hoffman, with Mike Reilly, Gino Cinco from FunctionSmart Physical Therapy, and Bob Babbitt TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 429  Winner of the TRI-Palooza U.S. Cycling Performance of the Year, Taylor Phinney entertained and inspired the audience with his speech about his Stage 5 victory at the Tour of California.  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 438  Taylor Phinney, TRI-Palooza U.S. Cycling Performance of the Year award winner, with Mike Reilly, Bob Babbitt, and Skip McDowell from Nytro Multisport TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 453  TRI-Palooza U.S. Long Distance Triathlete of the Year, presented by EAS Sports Nutrition, Meredith Kessler. In 2014, Meredith won Ironman New Zealand, Ironman Arizona, and the Ironman 70.3 U.S. Pro Championship.  Pictured with Mike Reilly, EAS Sports Nutrition Brand Manager Pam Nisevich, and Bob Babbitt  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 465  The TRI-Palooza Endurance Sports Athlete of the Year, Meb Keflezighi . No American had won the Boston Marathon since 1983, and the race this year was only two weeks before his 39th birthday. He was racing with the names of the four people who lost their lives in the Boston Marathon bombings the year before written on his race number. It just might have been the most important marathon win for an American in history. TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 478  In one of the most memorable moments of the evening, TRI-Palooza Endurance Sports Athlete of the Year, winner of the Boston Marathon, Meb Keflezighi, speaks emotionally about his victory, as Boston Marathon bombing survivor Celeste Corcoran, who presented Meb with his award, looks on. Pictured with Mike Reilly and Bob Babbitt.  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza 513  TRI-Palooza Endurance Sports Athlete of the Year, winner of the Boston Marathon, Meb Keflezighi, with TRI-Palooza Challenged Athlete of the Year, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Celeste Corcoran.  TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza Group1  TRI-Palooza 2015 Awards Gala Winners - pictured, left to right: Mike Reilly (The Voice of the Ironman and Executive Vice President of Global Sales for Events.com), Celeste Corcoran (Challenged Athlete of the Year), Meredith Kessler (U.S. Long Distance Triathlete of the Year), Steve Stoloff/R.O.C. Race (Event of the Year), Tim DeBoom (Triathlon Legend), Meb Keflezighi (Endurance Sports Athlete of the Year), Ben Hoffman (Breakthrough Performance of the Year), Taylor Phinney (U.S. Cycling Performance of the Year), Molly Huddle (Female Runner of the Year),  and Bob Babbitt (Creator and Host of TRI-Palooza and co-founder of the Challenged Athletes Foundation) TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo
  • 022115 TRI Palooza Group1  TRI-Palooza 2015 Awards Gala Winners - pictured, left to right: William Robinson/LA Tri Club Member of the Year, Harrison Shao/California Triathlon Member of the Year, Mike Reilly, Meredith Kessler, Tim DeBoom, Steve Stoloff/R.O.C. Race, Bob Babbitt, Celeste Corcoran, Meb Keflezighi, Molly Huddle, Ben Hoffman, Amanda Barth/Orange County Triathlon Club Member of the Year, Taylor Phinney, and John Hill/Triathlon Club of San Diego Member of the Year. TRI-Palooza 2015 │ Nowak Photo