Matthew Rigsby Invited to Attend Elite Camp at US Olympic Training Center
Not only is freshman Matthew Rigsby the #3 ranked freshman cross country runner in the state of Tennessee, he's also a nationally competitive triathlete. So competitive that he was recently invited to the USAT Junior Elite Men’s Specialty Camp at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Thirteen athletes ranging in age from 15 to 17 were invited. Matthew was one of four 15 year-olds invited. Camp invites are based on two rankings, the Junior Elite Cup ranking and national ranking. Matthew is ranked 4th and 3rd, respectively. As part of the Junior Elite Cup, Matthew took part in five races in Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington, Iowa and Ohio this past season. He also raced in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee making for a busy spring and summer triathlon season.