Americans Cameron Dye and Sarah Haskins hold the top spots after five of seven races in the Race to the Toyota Cup.
For the first time in Olympic history, the pre-race favorites did not disappoint.
Kemper is one of only three triathletes in the world who will have been to all four Olympics Games that have included triathlon.
Hunter Kemper has traveled many miles since graduating from Wake Forest in 1998.
After suffering severe elbow injuries in October of 2011, Kemper spent months working to overcome multiple surgeries and infections.