Local participants do well

at Tri Kids Triathlon

A number of athletes from the Wild Rivers Multi Sports group performed well at the Tri Kids triathlon in Arcata on Sunday. Jesse Cipolla, 16, won a first place medal, as did Sidney Hintz,11. Conner Skudstad, 15, earned a second place medal as did Issac Blundell and Sophia Lucero 10. Isabella Lucero, 12, earned a fourth place finish. For those under 10, the Triathlon course consisted of a 100 yard swim, a 3.5 mile bike ride with gradual hills and a half mile run. Those from 11 to 18 years old took part in a 200 yard swim, a 6.8 mile bike ride with substantial hills and a one mile run on inconsistent terrain. Results and pictures can be found at

- Triplicate staff