Jesse Thomas and Leanda Cave took the 2011 titles, and both will be back to try to defend this weekend in California.

Look back on the 2011 Wildflower Triathlon with this photo gallery from Nils Nilsen. Visit Triathlete.com throughout this weekend for photos and results from the 2012 event.

2011 Avia Wildflower Race Report/Results

2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
2011 Wildflower Triathlon
Leanda Cave has shown she can be successful at both the 70.3 and Ironman distancee. Photo: Nils Nilsen