Chris Foster

  • United States

In high school, Chris was a standout middle-distance athlete, excelling in the mile and 800m, as well as being all-state in cross country and competing on his high school Varsity swim team. In 2005, Chris graduated from Penn State University with a degree in journalism and statistics. During his four years on the Varsity Cross Country and track team, Chris won IC4A XC Championships, was All-Region twice in Outdoor Track and was a member of the school record-breaking Distance Medley Relay (Chris mile leg was clocked at 4:01). Chris was also Academic All-Big Ten for two years and was third at Big Ten Championships in the 3000m Steeplechase (8:50).  After graduating from Penn State, Chris made the move to triathlon and has had success at short course racing.  A few highlights include wins at the Desert Duathlon, San Diego Triathlon (3x), and 7th at Lifetime Fitness Minneapolis.

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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Chris
Family Name Foster
Representing USA
Place of Birth Ann Arbor, MI
Residence Los Angeles, United States
Coach Bernard Baski, Gerry Rodrigues (swimming)
Hobbies Motorcycles, Surfing and Skimboarding
World Triathlon Athlete ID 13020
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