Roll out the welcome mat for new Team Amino Vital Pro Athlete Derek Smith! Derek Smith has participated in long-distance events since he was 13 years old. Although he is based out of New Jersey, he travels across the US to compete in triathlons, biking and running events to raise money for local families and communities in need.
Derek started the Tri for Life Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money for various causes. His foundation has helped support victims of Hurricane Irene and Hurricane Sandy. Through TriforLife, Derek hopes to continue raising money for various charities from natural disaster relief to cancer research.
He’s got a busy year ahead of him! Upcoming events include the Rutgers Half Marathon, Bassman Half Ironman, Syracuse 70.3, NJ State Tri and Ragnar Adirondacks.
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