1. securing handlers shall be the responsibility of the handcycle athlete.  
  2. a handler acts as an aid for the swim start, swim finish, and transition but does not compete in any leg of the race. 
  3. HC athletes are allowed up to two handlers in the Handcycle Division. 
  4. The handler(s) must be identified as such, and wear the required credentials (to be supplied by race personnel). Conduct and standards for handlers of HC athletes is governed by the World Triathlon Competition Rules Paratriathlon rules.