- 1 year ago
Six-time Wildflower Triathlon winner and Aviator-sporting Jesse Thomas remembers what it was like as a new pro triathlete. Nobody really tells you what to do, where to go, or how to make it work. As a late-comer to the sport (started at 29), some might have considered him too old to be starting a career in a sport not known for throwing large sums of cash at its pro athletes.
Combining some surprising early wins with an entrepreneurial streak and MBA know how, Jesse not only built a career, but a brand and a business. Last year, he announced on his site his desire to give back to young pros through a scholarship program. After sifting through nearly 60 applications, he announced the winners last week.
Jesse’s goal with the scholarships was not only to prov [...]