in Madison, WI
Cindi as Coach
In 2011, Cindi was awarded USAT’s National Coach of the Year for her work developing an Olympic qualifier, her commitment to her adult age groupers and the development of a successful junior program in Madison. Cindi is an olympic-level coach with a heart for developing the age group athlete and an ideal choice for anyone wishing to take their training and racing to the next level.
As a USA Triathlon certified coach, beginners and elite level triathletes have benefited from her experience in creating training plans that capitalize on their strengths and minimize their weaknesses. Cindi encourages her athletes to develop goals that elevate them to the next level of performance while maintaining balance in their lives. Her goal is to help athletes increase their efficiency, strength and speed in all three disciplines of triathlon… having fun in the process.
Cindi as Athlete
Cindi is also a successful athlete with over 25 years of experience in competitive endurance athletics. Cindi began racing in triathlons fourteen years ago, following successful high school and college running and swimming careers, and now races as an elite amateur. She is an eight-time USA Triathlon All American and a two-time Hawaii Ironman World Championship finisher. Cindi has five times represented the state of Wisconsin at the Best of the US Amateur Triathlon National Championships. She has been a member of the Timex Multisport Team for the past six years and considers it an honor to be a part of such an elite group of athletes.
Why Madison? Ironman Wisconsin
BY CINDI BANNINK
@ VOL 9
ON APR 17, 2014
Cindi Bannink speaks on the Ironman Wisconsin, which moved into Madison in September of 2002 and since then has had a big impact on the local community, from financial gains to inspiring healthy lifestyles. It brings people from all over the country and world, each pursuing their goal of the Ironman finish line.