Simon Shi is an American professional triathlete that made his debut in the world of triathlons in May 2021 at the Ironman 70.3 St. George race. In a remarkable journey spanning just seven months, he secured his Elite License for the USA, marking the commencement of his second season as a professional triathlete.
Prior to venturing into the realm of triathlons, Simon showcased his swimming prowess at the NCAA Division 1 level with Virginia Tech. His collegiate career included specializing in breaststroke events and excelling as a 200 IM’er. Following his graduation in May 2020, Simon transitioned from the pool to triathlon racing, demonstrating a seamless evolution from collegiate swimming to professional triathlon competition.