Kara LaPoint is a professional triathlete and mountain biker, competing in both road and off-road triathlon, and cross-country mountain biking. In 2016 Kara will be focusing on Xterra off-road triathlon and Ironman 70.3 racing and will be aiming for top-5 finishes in those professional fields. In her two years racing as a professional so far, Kara has finished 7th and 5th overall in the Xterra USA Pro Series, has turned in numerous top-10 finishes in both Xterra and 70.3 racing, and finished 13th pro (3rd American) at the Xterra World Championship in 2015. As an amateur, Kara was the 25-29 age group World Champion in Xterra, and was overall amateur female Ironman champion at Ironman Lake Tahoe in 2013. Kara is 29 years old and lives in Truckee, CA in the USA.