The USA’s Kirsten Kasper took up triathlon in June 2014 and since then has rapidly ascended the ranks to finish the 2016 season at number 11 in the world thanks to four top-10 World Series finishes.
Prior to 2014, Kirsten was a member of Georgetown University’s Cross Country and Track and Field team for five years. In 2011, she was a scoring member of the NCAA Cross Country National Championship team. At Georgetown, she completed her Undergraduate in Marketing and Management and went on to complete a Masters in Sports Industry Management.
In 2017, Kasper continued to raise the bar, scoring her first WTS podium with bronze in Yokohama, one of eight top-10 finishes that season at the top level that included fourth place at the Grand Final in Rotterdam. Starting 2018 in style with victory in the New Plymouth World Cup, she then rose three more places to finish the WTS season fourth in the overall rankings, thanks to superb performances in Abu Dhabi, Bermuda and Hamburg.
Kasper is also a key member of the USA Mixed Triathlon squad, having helped the team to the 2016 World title and silver and bronze in 2017 and 2018 respectively.
- 5th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Gold Coast
- 5th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg
- 4th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Bermuda
- 4th place 2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
- 1st place at the 2018 ITU Triathlon World Cup New Plymouth
- 2016 Mixed Relay World Champion (USA)
152023 World Triathlon Championship Finals Pontevedra 22 Sep, 2023 - Elite Women - 01:55:17
152023 World Triathlon Olympic Games Test Event Paris 17 Aug, 2023 - Elite Women - 01:53:29
142023 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships Hamburg 15 Jul, 2023 - Elite Women - 00:22:00
182023 World Triathlon Championship Series Montreal 24 Jun, 2023 - Elite Women - 00:59:10
172023 World Triathlon Championship Series Cagliari 27 May, 2023 - Elite Women - 01:49:42