CategoryPentathlon

Repost: Modern Pentathlon 101

The Modern Pentathlon World Cup returns to Fairplex at the end of the month! To refresh your memory on the World Cup, check out our blog post from last year, detailing all your q&a’s along with added insight into each sport: “Some of you may be wondering: What’s a Modern Pentathlon? Is it really part…

Fairplex Weekend Recap: Modern Pentathlon, vintage finds and party planning

We’ve had some time to catch our breath from the whirlwind of events at Fairplex last weekend. ICYMI, here’s what we had the pleasure of hosting: Modern Pentathlon We captured some of the mid-week excitement in our previous blog post — here’s the rest of the recap: The Women’s Finals finished on a high note…

This Week at Fairplex

Eight events, five days, all at Fairplex. We’re always talking about the diversity of our campus and this week we’re about to prove it! Here’s what’s going on: Modern Pentathlon World Cup #1 is at Fairplex Feb. 22 – 26 Modern Pentathlon World Cup #1 (Feb. 22-26): Currently more than 100 international athletes are at…

INFOGRAPHIC: Modern Pentathlon History

It may be called ‘modern’ but the event  is more than a century old! Introduced at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, the first Modern Pentathlon event only had one US Olympian, the future Gen. George S. Patton. Since that first year, athletes have trained hard to become masters of Modern Pentathlon, competing in numerous…