Malibu Resident Wins Santa Barbara Triathlon

MHS tenth-grader Abby Blackwood wins first place in her division at the Santa Barbara Triathlon.

Malibu resident Abby Blackwood competed in the Santa Barbara Triathlon on Saturday, Aug. 23. She won first place in her division — Women’s 15-17 — for the Long Course. The three-part course consisted of a one-mile ocean swim, 34-mile bike ride and a 10-mile run. 

Abby is a tenth-grader at Malibu High School. She trained over the summer with Claire McCarty of Malibu Personal Training. This was her first triathlon.