In 1982 Jim Curl, along with fellow inductee Carl Thomas created the U.S. whirlpool repair atlanta . Triathlon Series. The USTS distance evolved and led Curl and Thomas to create what is now known as the Olympic distance (1.5k swim, 40k bike, 10k run). concrete foundation contractor . Through the series, Curl has produced over 150 triathlons internationally, and his involvement includes the creation of the Reebok Women’s Triathlon Series and events that have become some of the larger races in the U.S., such as St. wedding favors . Anthony’s Triathlon and the Accenture Chicago Triathlon. He was inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame on February 13, 2010 and gave an acceptance speech focusing on the importance of putting others above yourself.