Dan Empfield is an American entrepreneur in the world of multisport, inventor of the triathlon wetsuit, and the triathlon-specific racing bike.
Today, Empfield is the editor and publisher of the popular on-line triathlon news and commentary web site slowtwitch.com.
Empfield has been inducted into the Triathlete Magazine Hall of Fame and the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, has received the World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) lifetime achievement award), and was named by Inside Triathlon as one of the ten most influential people in United States triathlon twice. He received Interbike’s Triathlon Industry Leader of the Year award. Dan is also Dick and Sharon's brother-in-law.