Athlete Year of Birth: 1976
Athlete Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina
Athlete Weight: 166 lbs
Athlete Height: 6'2
Athlete Lives: Colorado Springs Array
WTS Ranking: 72 144pts
ITU Points List:: 172 522.01pts
After placing ninth at the Olympic games in Athens, Hunter Kemper has come into his own for the 2005 Triathlon season. Already this year, he has placed 2nd at the ITU Honolulu World Cup and the Ishigaki World Cup. He also acquried his first ITU World Cup victory in Mazatlan. In doing so, he has secured his spot at the top of the ITU World Cup Rankings, one of his optimal goals. Now Kemper will likely set his sights on his first World Championships.
Athlete Sponsors: Nike, Aminovital, Atos Origin, Orbea, Rolf Prima
Athlete Language: English
Athlete Tri Entry Year: 1998
Athlete Other Sports: volleyball
Athlete Education: BS in Business, at Wake Forest University
Athlete Hobbies: Movies
Athlete Proudest Moment: Pan American Games gold medal (2003) First gold medal ever for U.S. men in triathlon.