Wednesday, December 2, 2009


Blaine, MN - 2/12/2009 - It's time to train for a big race! Children will become the star triathletes of this exciting story as his/her photo is placed inside the back cover of this book.

'If I Were A Triathlete' was written by the wife of an avid triathlete. After spending countless hours as a race spectator with their young children, the lack of children's triathlon products became apparent. Determined to support the sport of triathlons, they founded Future Triathlete and created a children's book. Each child can put their photo in the back cover of the book and their face will show through each page as they become the star of this exciting story. 'If I Were A Triathlete' teamed up with SCS Multisport to create a realistic experience for the reader. It is currently being sold nationwide via and It can also be found in local sports retail stores such as Gear West, FOSS Swim School, Duluth Running Company and Tri Fitness.

"I love this book!" - Giancarlo Canessa, founder of

This story has become a favorite for many triathlon families. As the sport of triathlons continues to grow, these young readers will be ready to lace up their running shoes and start training. Ready! Set! Go!

Future Triathlete was founded to bring the sport of triathlons to children and to encourage physical activity in families.