Winter Vinecki founded Team Winter, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, at the age of 9 after losing her 40-year-old dad to prostate cancer. She is also the current IronKids Ambassador. She has raced in Newton Running shoes since 2008.
Winter Vinecki founded Team Winter, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, at the age of 9 after losing her father to prostate cancer at the age of 40. She has helped raise over $300,000 for prostate cancer research and awareness, and has athletes young and old racing around the world for Team Winter.
Winter is the current IronKids Ambassador, introducing kids to the sport of triathlon and encouraging them to live an active, healthy and positive lifestyle. She is the 2010 12-year-old female IronKids National Champion and has competed in over 50 triathlons since starting at the age of 5.
Winter has raced in Newtons since 2008 and is the inspiration behind Team Newton at Ironman Canada.
Winter's Website: www.teamwinter.org
Winter on Facebook: Team Winter
Winter on Twitter: @teamwinter