Triple Crown

The term Triple Crown is often used to describe the act of winning or completing the three most important or difficult or prestigious events, tournaments or prizes in a given field:

  • Major League Baseball Triple Crown
  • Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing
  • Triple Crown (basketball)
  • Triple Crown of Boxing
  • Triple Crown of Bridge
  • Triple Crown of Cycling
  • Triple Crown of Brazilian Football
  • Triple Crown (golf)
  • Triple Crown (Nordic Skiiing)
  • Triple Crown (rugby union)
  • Triple Crown of Snooker
  • Triple Crown of Surfing
  • Triple crown (tennis)
  • Triple Crown Tournament (cricket)
  • Triple Crown of Hiking
  • Triple Crown of Dog Shows, the Westminster Dog Show, National Dog Show and AKC/Eukanuba National Championship
  • Triple Crown of Professional Paintball, a professional paintball team winning all 3 big series: the Millennium Series, Paintball Sports Promotions (PSP), and the National Professional Paintball League (NPPL)

Horse racing:

  • Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing
  • United States Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing
  • Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing
  • Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers
  • Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters
  • Triple Crown of Hurdling

Motor racing:

  • Triple Crown of Motorsport
  • Triple Crown of Endurance Racing
  • Triple Crown of Formula D

Wrestling:

  • AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship
  • Triple Crown Championship

Other areas that may also be referred as such:

  • Papal Tiara, the three-tiered crown that was used by popes for centuries
  • Coat of arms of the Drapers' Company, 1439 emblem with three triple crowns
  • Triple Crown of Acting, for winners of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award in acting categories
  • Triple accreditation, in business schools
  • Triple Crown Records, a record label

Famous quotes containing the words triple and/or crown:

    Their martyred blood and ashes sow
    O’er all the Italian fields where still doth sway
    The triple tyrant; that from these may grow
    A hundredfold, who, having learnt thy way,
    Early may fly the Babylonian woe.
    John Milton (1608–1674)

    I often used to think myself in the case of the fox-hunter, who, when he had toiled and sweated all day in the chase as if some unheard-of blessing was to crown his success, finds at last all he has got by his labor is a stinking nauseous animal. But my condition was yet worse than his; for he leaves the loathsome wretch to be torn by his hounds, whilst I was obliged to fondle mine, and meanly pretend him to be the object of my love.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)