Chris Mosier is an athlete, coach, and educator, and the founder of TransAthlete.com. In 2015, he became the first openly trans man to make a Men's US National Team. Following the national championship race, he was instrumental in getting the International Olympic Committee policy on transgender athletes changed, and in June 2016 he became the first trans athlete to compete in a world championship race under the new rules, where he was the second fastest American man in his group. Chris is a two-time member of Team USA, representing the United States in the short course and long course duathlon, which is a run/bike/run event.
Chris is also a nationally recognized three-time Ironman triathlete, and inductee into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame. He was featured in a Nike commercial which aired during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Chris has been featured in publications including ESPN The Magazine, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and Esquire, and has written about his experiences for publications includingThe Advocate, the Pride Network, OutSports, and Compete Magazine.
Chris was a silver medalist in triathlon at the 2014 Gay Games. He has been named to The Advocate Magazine's 40 Under 40, the Trans 100 list, the GOOD 100 list, and is featured in the 2016 Out 100 list. He is a Nike sponsored athlete.
Chris currently works as the Vice President of Program Development and Community Relations for You Can Play. Previously, Chris served as the Executive Director of GO! Athletes, and worked in higher education.