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Chris Mosier            

First Transgender Man to Make Team USA, Transgender Advocate, Triathlete & All-American Duathlete

Chris Mosier is a trailblazing athlete, coach, and founder of TransAthlete.com. In 2020 he made history by becoming the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Trials in the gender with which they identify. Prior to that, in 2015 he became the first openly trans man to make a Men's US National Team. Following the national championship race, he was instrumental in getting the International Olympic Committee policy on transgender athletes changed, and in June 2016 he became the first trans athlete to compete in a world championship race under the new rules. He has been called "the man who changed the Olympics" by the BBC and New York Magazine. Chris is a six-time member of Team USA, representing the United States in the sprint triathlon and the short course and long course duathlon, which is a run/bike/run event, a two-time Men's National Champion, and a Men's All-American.

Chris is also a nationally recognized four-time Ironman triathlete, and inductee into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame. He is sponsored by Nike and has been featured in multiple global Nike campaigns. Chris has been featured in publications including ESPN The Magazine, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and more.

Chris's website transathlete.com is the go-to source for information about transgender athletes in sport. Chris has written and advocated for change in policies from the high school level to national governing bodies and professional leagues. He has become one of the leading grassroots organizers against the current wave of anti-trans legislation across the United States, and when not fighting the good fight, he mentors transgender and non-binary athletes around the world in hopes that he can live by his motto of "be who you needed when you were younger."

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Triathlete Chris Mosier Joins Men of Team USA, Making ...

Chris Mosier's awe-inspiring time in the men's sprint duathlon has opened a new door for trans athletes nationwide.

Internationally acclaimed athlete Chris Mosier speaks on inclusion

Chris Mosier, a six-time member of the United States Olympic team, talked to the Portland State community on his status as the first known transgender person to compete in the Olympics and what the next step is in gender inclusion in sports.

The first transgender athlete on Team USA reveals how he combats sexism in sports

Chris Mosier, a trans man who made the men’s US national duathlon team in 2015, becoming the first openly transgender athlete on a US national team different from his birth-assigned sex, discusses how he combats sexism in sports.

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