Team Extremus Athlete Corrine Banks Crowned 2013 XTERRA Northeast Regional Champion
New York, NY, September 05, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Elite triathlete Corrine Banks from Ocean City, MD has been crowned the 2013 XTERRA Northeast Regional Champion for the Women’s 30-34 Age Group. Corrine finished the season with a cumulative total of 265 points, which propelled her to a dominant victory and regional championship title.
The XTERRA America Tour’s 70-race regular season that started in March and stretched across the continental United States and into Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan came to a close on Sunday, and as such it’s time to recognize the regional champions.
Winners were invited to race in the XTERRA USA Championship and will be honored at the Night of Champions dinner at Union Station on Historic 25th Street in downtown Ogden, Utah on Friday, Sept. 20.
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About Corrine Banks
Corrine Banks is an elite triathlete and runner who competes in both road and trail events. She has participated in races ranging from 5k to 50mi trail runs and sprints in Ironman distance triathlons. She’s a 3x qualifier for Team USA Cross Triathlon World Championships, 5x qualifier for national road triathlons, and has placed 12th overall female and 3rd in age group at the 2011 XTERRA Trail Running World Championship in Hawaii.
In 2012 she was the regional age group champion for the mid-Atlantic ultra-distance Triathlon. As an AFPA certified advanced personal trainer for youth to seniors, yoga, Pilates, spin, and group exercise instructor for 10 years, Corrine helps her clients achieve their personal best. Her expertise is coaching clients through running their first 5k to marathon and triathlons.
Corrine’s other interests and hobbies include surfing and paddle boarding with the goal of racing in the 2013 season. Along with her faith in God, Corrine’s dedication is the driving force behind accomplishing her athletic goals. Her strength of heart is reflected through her continual quest for knowledge, accomplishments, and perseverance to help her clients reach their goals.
About XTERRA America Tour (www.xterraplanet.com)
XTERRA is back with year 13 of the America Tour, the nation's premier off-road triathlon series designed to provide age group athletes with a bona-fide championship to compete for within their geographic region.
At the end of the regular season the top performers in each of seven regions are invited to compete against other athletes their same age - but from different regions - at the national championship in Utah on September 21, 2013. The XTERRA World Championship will be held in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii on October 27, 2013.