The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

Local top triathlete looking to start club to promote sport


January 10, 2017

KAMBRIA SCHUMACHER holds a flyer announcing the formation of the Steller Triathlon Club, which will hold its inaugural meeting Friday at Steelhead Strength and Fitness.

Kambria Schumacher has developed herself into one of the top triathletes in the nation, and now she wants to help others enjoy the sport.

Triathlon, which generally includes a swim segment followed by a cycling leg and, finally a run, seems to be a sport on the rise in the Sweet Home area, with a record number of participants at last September’s Best in the West Triathlon Series at Foster Lake.

Schumacher is planning to launch the Steller Triathlon Club, based in east Linn County, to promote the sport.

The initial club meeting will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, in the spin cycling roo...

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