Michael Nystrom

Triathlon & Cycling Editor, Active.com

Michael Nystrom is the triathlon and cycling editor for Active.com.

He graduated from the University of Southern California with a M.A. in Journalism, and previously graduated from Humboldt State University with a B.S. in Environmental Science/Botany.

A California native, Michael grew up surfing, skateboarding and playing music in Los Angeles before he found an interest in endurance sports. In college he raced collegiately on the HSU cycling team and tried his first sprint triathlon.

Since then he has done several sprint- and olympic-distance triathlons, raced Ironman 70.3 California and raced Ironman 140.6 Arizona. Of the three disciplines, cycling is his favorite.

Besides triathlon and cycling, Michael loves mountain biking, rock climbing, golfing, backpacking and playing guitar.

Fight on!