Team Ostomy United Medals At The Lake Meridian Triathlon

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For the second year in a row, Team Ostomy United-Washington competed in the Lake Meridian Triathlon on August 14, and for the second time captured a spot on the medal podium!

Our Olympic distance relay team (the “Semi-Colons”) was Founder and ostomate, Ted Vosk and WOC Nurse, Quyen Stevenson who took 2nd Place.

Quyen Stevenson and Ted Vosk

Team Ostomy United also showed well in the Sprint relay with ostomate, Dave Maltos and founding member, Kristine Vosk taking 5th Place. Other milestones included ostomate, Tom T. Davis finishing his 91st lifetime triathlon.

Kristine Vosk and Tom T. Davis

Ostomates, Shawn Forsyth and Susan Freeman participated in their very first triathlon. Altogether, five ostomates competed in this year's event and everyone finished like champions!


Shawn Forsyth and Susan Freeman

About Ostomy United

Ostomy United is a triathlon team made up of ostomates and their supporters, created for the purpose of inspiring and empowering those living with ostomies. Our slogan is, “THERE IS NOTHING WE CAN’T DO!!!” In only its second year of existence, we’ve grown from a single team located in Washington to representing seven different states.