#1. Tommy Zaferes (@tzaferes 16k followers). Pro Triathlete, Photographer & Husband to Team USA member Katie Zafares. Follow Tommy and Katie through their crazy travel schedule in ITU, Super- League, WTS and MLT. Tommy’s comedic style eases the stresses of pro short-course racing. +Funny
#2. Cesar Villalba (@cesarvillalbajr 17k followers). Influencer, Long-Distance Amateur Triathlete, Cycling Enthusiast & Design Consultant. Nicknamed “The Spanish Pirate”, Cesar’s love for cycling shows in his weekly posts of conquering the gorgeous California hills, peppered with the occasional café & pastry stop. He’s a regular at the 70.3 World Championships and always spreading the word of positivity and kindness! +Unique work/life balance.
#3. Taylor Spivey (@tkspivey 25k followers). Professional Triathlete. Taylor’s Instagram captures her life as an ITU Pro as she races and trains all over God’s green earth. Taylor’s stories are filled with training trips, cafe art & fast racing; it gives you the TRUE LIFE: I am a Pro-Triathlete, vibe. Her positivity is contagious and since there’s Olympic points up for grabs this szn, keep an eye out for some blazing times. +Life as a short-course pro.
#4. Katie Godec (@trilife_at_30kft 48k followers). Influencer & Amateur Triathlete. Katie is the world’s first Unicorn turned triathlete. The funniest person on the list, Katie is a ray of cotton candy colored sunshine with her particular style. Katie’s content is consistent, transparent and engaging (not to mention colorful). Groove on over to her page to start laughing, she loves connecting with her followers! +Funny & positive vibes.
#5. Nicole Loher (@nicoleloher 14k followers). Influencer, Amateur Triathlete, Teacher & Tech Professional. Nicole is a NYC based Renaissance woman diving head first into the tri life. Expect daily rituals and positive messages when watching her stories. Her IDGAF attitude towards Social Media provides a refreshing take on IOT norms. +Not your average influencer.
#6. Michiel de Wilde (@michieldewilde 2k followers). Professional Long-course Triathlete. The Dutch Rocket, Michiel is a rookie pro triathlete who’s hungry for success. Slide on over to his page to check out beautiful training camps in the Canary Islands and ALL THE COFFEE. Michiel’s home country of The Netherlands provides endless backdrops of canals, tulips and windmills. You simply can’t beat his weekend rides to the beach. +Life as a long-course pro.
#7. Beth McKenzie (@bethgmckenzie 27k followers). Pro Triathlete, Brand Owner, Mum & Life Partner to Ironman legend Luke McKenzie. Beth’s page is packed with the multitude of hats that she wears throughout the week, capturing her true badass-ness. By checking out her stories you can catch some beautiful Aussie sunsets and keep up to date on the latest Wynn Republic product launches. +Triathlon lifestyle & family.
#8. Jesse Thomas (@jessemthomas 38k followers). Pro Triathlete, Podcaster & Dad. Even though he’s the only person on the list with a blue checkmark, I recently started following Jesse. I can already tell you Jesse’s outlook on life provides some great motivation for ALL athletes. His page comes highly recommend from the tri-universe so I think he deserves to be on the list. +Good content.
#9. Ryan Miller (@frizee09 34k followers). Long-Course Amateur Triathlete. Dubbed the aesthetic Triathlon King of Instagram, Ryan’s page lacks no motivation to make you want to eat ALL the vegetables (LADIES!!). Slip on over to Miller’s insta to check out some fly backdrops and some major bike envy as he hammers his training in the beautiful Australian countryside. +Motivational workout posts.
#10. Emma Jeffcoat (@emmajeffcoat 14k followers). Pro Triathlete, EMT, Equestrian. Very similar to Taylor, Emma is a short-course pro triathlete from Australia. ITU, WTS, Super- League, MLT shes racing all over the world. When she’s not triathlon-ing or riding, Emma is saving lives as an EMT. +Positive Messaging and hard work.
#11. Dani Olafson (@daniolafs 40k followers). Amateur Triathlete, Student, Influencer. Dani is the only athlete on the list who practices Jiu Jitsu, automatically making her the most lethal here. This Canadian is constantly on the move and engaging with her followers (chances are you’ve seen one of her posts before). Navigate over to her page and check out Dani crushing workout after workout! +Busy lifestyle.
#12. Taren Gesell (@triathlontaren 42k followers). YouTuber, Podcaster, Influencer & Amateur Triathlete. Taren creates more content than anyone else in the tri community. His YouTube channel and Instagram is great for all levels of athletes either looking to pick up quick tips, learn about new technology or hear the latest news in sport. There’s no doubt Taren belongs on this list. +Information, Tips & News.
#13. Humans of Triathlon (@humansoftriathlon 22k followers). Podcast & Media Page. H.O.T. shares the stories of triathletes from all over the globe. Zip on over to H.O.T’s page for your dose of inspiration and hear about how other’s began their journey into multisport. +Inspirational Stories
#14. Viral Triathlon (@viraltriathlon 22k followers). Meme Account. The only triathlon meme page on the list, Viral Triathlon is doing God’s work for the community. Their page is filled with slap-stick, gut-busting content that we all can appreciate during a hectic training week. Do yourself a favor and smash that follow button. +Funny Memes
#15. Full Send Triathlon (@fullsendtriathlon 1k followers). Amateur Triathlon Team. Full Send Triathlon is new to the tri scene but poised to make some noise. Founder, Justin Lippert assembled one of the most diverse and competitive amateur triathlon teams in the county. Swivel over to their page and click the website www.fullsendtriathlon.com to read up on their latest blog posts for the most abstract tri-spiracies & content. +Unorthodox takes, speedo racing pics.