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Digest: Katie Zaferes eager to race, represent

Digest: Katie Zaferes eager to race, represent

Katie Zaferes will have a long grind ahead of her when the women's triathlon begins this morning, and she wouldn't have it any other way.

"I look at other events and I think, 'Oh, my god, I would never want to be a gymnast,' " the North Carroll alumna and former Hampstead resident told USA Triathlon this week. "You get one chance and you're done. I get two hours to make up for mistakes. So it's been cool to see the challenges that others are facing and see them succeed in those and blow people's minds."

Zaferes, 27, received a confidence boost when she earned her first World Triathlon Series win last month...