Joe, Nathan, Jordan & Andy....




2017 MINNESOTA MULTISPORT AWARDS - Yesterday we revealed the  women who earned MOST IMPROVED nominations, and the criteria by which they were selected. Today, we reveal the male nominees in this category.


- JOE ADRIEANS, 29, Elk River

Joe was an obvious choice. His improvement in the last year has been dramatic. Here are his 2017 highlights:

1st Premier Diviision / 4th including Collegians @ Maple Grove Olympic 

3rd @ Chisago Lakes Half IM - 4:13:26 - PR (4:58 in 2016)

4th @ Gear West Duathlon 

7th @ Heart of the Lakes (18th in 2016)


- NATHAN ANSBAUGH, 30, Minneapolis

Injuries resulting in insufficeint racing volume kept Dr. Nate off Team Minnesota in 2016. He'll not only make the team this year, he'll likely place near the top of the list. Here are Ansbaugh's 2017 highlights:

1st @ Lake Minnetonka

1st @ Lake Waconia  ...


2nd @ Liberty Half IM

3rd @ Minneapolis Triathlon

3rd @ Heart of the Lakes



- JORDAN ROBY, 27, St. Louis Park

This is Jordan's second consecutive Most Improved nomination, and it is richly deserved. Check out his 2017 highlights:

1st @ Timberman

1st @ Green Lake Olympic

1st @ Lake Geneva Escape (WI)

2nd @ Falls Duathlon

3rd @ Oakdale Duathlon

3rd @ Lake Minnetonka

3rd @ Lake Waconia

4th @ Superior Man Half IM - 4:15:14 - PR

4th (amateur) @ Apple Duathlon

5th @ Heart of the Lakes


- ANDY WIBERG, 38, Lakeville (top photo)

Like Roby, Wiberg received and MI nomination in 2016. And like Jordan, his 2017 resume was superior to last year's. Check it out:

1st @ Buffalo Sprint - CR

1st @ Superior Man 41.5 - CR

3rd @ Gear West Duathlon

3rd @ Chisago Sprint

4th @ Lake Waconia

4th @ Heart of the Lakes

Narrowly missing a nomination was JOSH MORK (34, Lino Lakes).

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