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The Pro Triathlete Twitter 55

Written by: Herbert Krabel
Date: Wed Apr 03 2013

We perused the various Pro triathlete Twitter accounts and compiled a list of 55 male and female followed Pro athletes to give you a chance to follow some of them. We organized them by follower numbers to reach some finite numbers. Some of these names fairly high up may come as a surprise, but most of them make a lot of sense. Many folks high up are fairly heavy twitter users, but attracting followers is not just based on quantity and quality of tweets. Fame is not only a bitch, but it also helps to get followers. This is of course is a snapshot in time, and these numbers constantly change. Now where would you rank among the Pros?

Top 55 Pro males on Twitter

Chris McCormack (AUS) @MaccaNow 134,944
Alistair Brownlee (GBR) @AliBrownleeTri 75,353
Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) @jonny_brownlee 54,547
Javier Gomez (ESP) @Jgomeznoya 51,775
Craig Alexander (AUS) @CrowieAlexander 35,767
Chris Lieto (USA) @chrislieto 30,538
Simon Whitfield (CAN) @simonwhitfield 26,902
Paul Amey (GBR) @paulamey 17,366
Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) @terenzo1 16,181
Eneko Llanos (ESP) @enekollanos 15,799

Pete Jacobs (AUS) @petejjacobs 15,653
Paul Ambrose (AUS) @AmbroseLive 14,937
Matty Reed (USA) @boomboomreed 14,370
Andy Potts (USA @Andy_Potts 14,266
Matthew Russell (USA) @mattrusselltri 13,509
Jan Frodeno (GER) @janfrodeno 12,233
Greg Bennett (USA) @GregBennett1 12,012
Jordan Rapp (USA) @rappstar 11,767
Timothy O’Donnell @ToinTri 11,158
Luke McKenzie (AUS) @lukemckenzie 10,516

Conrad Stoltz (RSA) @ConradStoltz 10,332
Bevan Docherty (NZL) @bevanjdocherty 10,099
Lukas Verzbicas (USA) @LukasVerzbicas 9,740
Matt Lieto (USA) @mattlieto 9,032
Ivan Rana (ESP) @ivanranafuentes 9,021
Hunter Kemper (USA) @hunterkemper 8,876
Rasmus Henning (DEN) @rasmushenning 8,100
Michael Lovato (USA) @michaellovato 7,367
Will Clarke (GBR) @Theclarke 7,082
Stuart Hayes (GBR) @StuHayes13 6,694

Luke Bell (AUS) @auzzieluke 6,581
Mario Mola (ESP) @mariomola 6,490
Jonas Colting (SWE) @jonascolting 6,248
Brad Kahlefeldt (AUS) @GoSticksy 6,292
Dirk Bockel (LUX) @dirkbockel 6,195
Philip Graves (GBR) @PhilipEGraves 5,865
Courtney Atkinson (AUS) @courtney_akzo 5,861
TJ Tollakson (USA) @tollakson 5,738
Jarrod Shoemaker (USA) @jarrodshoemaker 5,723
Jesse Thomas (USA) @jessemthomas 5,612

Dan Hugo (RSA) @dghugo 5,145
Marino Vanhoenacker (BEL) @BinkMarino 4,937
Kris Gemmell (NZL) @KrisGemmell_ 4,496
Sebastian Kienle (GER) @SebastianKienle 4,489
Chris McDonald (AUS) @bigsexymcdonald 4,449
Fraser Cartmell (GBR) @FraserTri 4,407
Joe Gambles (AUS) @joegambles 4,271
Laurent Vidal (FRA) @laurentvidal 4,247
Richie Cunningham (AUS) @SirRichieC 4,133
Gavin Noble (IRL) @gavontwitt 4,053

Clayton Fettell (AUS) @claytonfettell 3,968
Ben Hoffman (USA) @bhoffmanracing 3,929
Frederik Van Lierde (BEL) @fvanlierde 3,582
Tim Don (GBR) @trithedon 3,381
Ronnie Schildknecht (SUI) @ronschildknecht 3,362

Top 55 Pro females on Twitter

Chrissie Wellington (GBR) @chrissiesmiles 56,484
Mirinda Carfrae (AUS) @mirindacarfrae 25,613
Julie Dibens (GBR) @juliedibens 19,967
Leanda Cave (GBR) @leandacave 16,486
Helen Jenkins (GBR) @heljinx 13,669
Paula Findlay (CAN) @PaulaFindlay 12,760
Linsey Corbin (USA) @linseycorbin 12,685
Jodie Swallow (GBR) @jodieswallow 10,647
Lisa Norden (SWE) @lisanorden 10,051
Belinda Granger (AUS) @belinda_granger 8,699
Laura Bennett (USA) @LauraRBennett 7,834

Emma Moffatt (AUS) @_Moffy 7,571
Emma Snowsill (AUS) @emmasnowsill 7,435
Jennifer Fletcher (USA) @JenFletchTri 6,835
Caroline Steffen (SUI) @Caroline_Xena 6,359
Rachel Joyce (GBR) @RJoyce09 6,042
Sarah Haskins (USA) @sarahhaskinstri 5,635
Amanda Lovato (USA) @amandalovato 5,628
Michellie Jones (AUS) @GoMichellie 5,519
Gwen Jorgensen (USA) @gwenjorgensen 5,479
Mary Beth Ellis (USA) @marybethellis 5,325

Hillary Biscay (USA) @hillarybiscay 5,299
Vanessa Raw (GBR) @NessRawArt 5,236
Sarah Groff (USA) @sgroffy 5,120
Rebekah Keat (AUS) @rebekahkeat 4,942
Vicky Holland (GBR) @VixHolland 4,940
Nicola Spirig (SUI) @NicolaSpirig 4,562
Melanie McQuaid @racergirlmel 4,550
Andrea Hewitt (NZL) @andreahewittnz 4,540
Angela Naeth (CAN) @AngelaNaeth 4,436
Heather Jackson (USA) @hjacksonracing 4,368

Tamsin Lewis (GBR) @SportieDoc 4,358
Erin Densham (AUS) @erindensham 4,119
Liz Blatchford (GBR) @Liz_Blatchford 3,889
Meredith Kessler (USA) @mbkessler 3781
Amanda Stevens (USA) @DrAmandaStevens 3,743
Amanda McKenzie (AUS) @amanda_balding 3,698
Lesley Paterson (GBR) @lesleydoestri 3,359
Catriona Morrison (GBR) @cat_morrison 3,310
Kelly Williamson (USA) @khwilliamson 3,133
Sam Warriner (NZL) @samwarriner 3,166

Laurel Wassner (USA) @laurelwassner 3,142
Aileen Reid (IRL) @aileenmorr 3,123
Virginia Berasategui (ESP) @3vir 3,099
Beth Walsh (USA) @IMBethWalsh 3,074
Magali Tisseyre (CAN) @TriMagali 3,048
Annabel Luxford (AUS) @AnnabelLuxford 2,896
Felicity Abram (AUS) @flickabram 2,862
Emma Jackson (AUS) @ejjacko 2,794
Nikki Butterfield (AUS) @NikButterfield 2,718
Rachel Casanta (USA) @RachelCasanta 2,576

Dede Griesbauer (USA) @dedegriesbauer 2,568
Kirsten Sweetland (CAN) @K3Sport 2,519
Gina Crawford (NZL) @Gina_Crawford 2,468
Emma-Kate Lidbury (GBR) @eklidbury 2,328
Ainhoa Murua (ESP) @ainhoamuruitx 2,236

We were not quite sure what to do with the @RaelertBrothers who have 7,948 followers and @TeamWurtele with 2,984 followers, as we tried to list individuals. Should we have overlooked someone though, please forgive us and we will correct/update if needed.


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