American Joe Umphenour Out For Season

  • By Liz Hichens
  • Published Aug 5, 2010

American triathlete Joe Umphenour had a disappointing end to the season while he was representing the United States at the ITU Long Distance World Championships.

The 41-year-old veteran was leading the bike on one of the toughest bike courses in the world before he took a hard fall. According to his facebook page, Umphenour suffered a broken collarbone and scapula as a result of the crash.

The bike course of the world championships took place on the German side of the Alps and featured several tight turns and fast descents.

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Liz Hichens

Liz Hichens

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

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