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USA Pentathlon Multisport hosting open training camp this week

Posted at 10:37 PM, Jul 09, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS — USA Pentathlon Multisport is hosting an open training camp this week in Colorado Springs ahead of the national championships on Saturday.

This week's training is also an opportunity to be recruited for competition in the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles. Camp attendees are invited to train and test their skills with coaches and seasoned Olympians. They spent Tuesday morning practicing in the ninja obstacle.

News5 spoke with Olympian Rob Stull, the CEO of USA Pentathlon about the evolution of the event to appeal to a new generation of athletes.

"It has to be attractive to today's youth and yet fill the narrative of the Olympic history, the man who founded it," said Stull. "So this new discipline, the obstacle discipline, meets all the criteria and we're really excited about it."

The camp will continue training the rest of the week at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and culminate with the national championships this Saturday in Colorado Springs.

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