Rapid City local now a Team USA triathlete

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Tony Smoragiewicz, a Rapid City native, is a professional triathlete on Team USA. He attended Central High School and says his love of running started at a young age.

He is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has interned with Specialized Bikes, a company that does research on bicycle aerodynamics.

After his internship, Smoragiewicz got a job offer and now works as a part-time contractor for the company while training for triathlons.

Watch the video above for the full interview.