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  • Utah Training Camp Highlights

    UTAH TRAINING CAMP 2018 We had 9 spectacular warm and sunny days at training camp this year!! There were so many highlights from seeing our newer athletes complete their first triathlon to the veterans looking stronger than ever and exceeding expectations in terms of speed and distance covered. We had four coaching clinics on Group Cycling Skills - how to ride in a pack, Race Day Skills - transition training and preparing for race day, Cycling Skills - on climbing, descending, gearing and cornering, and Running Skills and Drills - to improve running technique. We did video analysis of the swimmers and then coached in pool stroke correction so the swimmers could feel the ....

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  • Karen Completes the 2 Ocean Ultra Marathon in Cape Town

    Karen Completes the 2 Oceans Ultra Marathon in Cape Town! The 2 Oceans Ultra is a 56 km race which takes place in Cape Town on the Saturday of Easter weekend each year.This was the 49th year. 11,000 runners in the Ultra and another 16,000 in the half marathon. It's called 2 Oceans because you run along the Indian Ocean for part and the Atlantic for part . I had prepared well and was ready for the race. We arrived in Cape Town on the Tuesday before. Everything was going well until Good Friday when I got food poisoning or picked up a bug. Lots of trips to the bathroom!I thought it was out of my system, but not so. I was in the bathroom ....

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  • Cancer no match for Suzanne Rivest

    SuzanneComes Back from Cancer &Completes Her 100th Dive! I just received this picture which I needed to share.Suzannejust completed her 100th dive in the Cayman Islands!! WE ARE ALL SO PROUD OF YOU!!! Suzannehas always been an enduranceathlete best described as humble and determined. Shehas completed multiple Ironmans, marathons and many other triathlons since at least 2001 according to Sportstats records. Shehas been a long time member of Team Triumph who quietly goes about her workouts consistently every weekwhile balancing family and her important career with Canadian Blood Services. Last year Suzannewas diagnosed with colon cancer ....

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  • Team Lafrance (Mother and Daughter Duo) Rock Around the Bay 30km Race together!!!!!

    MOTHER - DAUGHTER CROSS THE FINISH LINE HOLDING HANDS THE AROUND THE BAY 30KM RACE....anexperience that neither of them will likely forget. JulieLafrance and her mum Linda crossed the finish line at the 30km holding hands. This mother and daughter duo have been doing their running training together. They are both super busy with their careers and family but put aside the time each week to train together. Today Linda earned herself a personal best on the course coming in 8/129 in her age category. Julie finished her first 30km race and now looks forward to her first marathon! Congratulations gals, keep up the great training! ....

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  • Great Results for Team Triumphers

    Triumphs at the Loppet! After some Facebook and Sportstats scanning it looks like there were loads of Triumphers out at the Loppet Winter Events! Congratulations to all of those who got out of the house andparticipated, contributing to the improvement of their health and fitness.If I missed you, I apologize. Annemarieke hada lot to smile about! She completed the 27k classic ski coming in 4th andthe next day went on to do the 27k skate ski. Now that's endurance. Well done Annemarieke!
    GATINEAU LOPPET 2018

    LAURENT & SEVAK
    Laurent and Sevak are great old friends. Whether on the golf course, ....

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  • World Cyclocross Championships - Congratulations Patricia


    WORLD CYCLOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS

    RACE REPORT
    I travelled to Belgium at the end of November to participate in the World Masters Cyclocross Championships which were held in Mol, about 100 km NE of Brussels the first weekend of Dec. The site of the competition was again the Zilvermeer Recreation area with a very scenic but tough race circuit due to the amount of deep sand to ride or run through, mostly running. I arrived on the Friday before my race so had a full week to recover from the jet lag and to prepare. The awesome B and B where I stayed was about a 2 min drive from the venue and within easy access of numerous bike routes which are ....

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  • An Inspirational Story about Not Giving Up


    AN INSPIRATIONAL STORY ABOUT
    NEVER GIVING UP!
    My friend Lucie and Itraveledto Quebec City to participate in the ITU Winter Triathlon which was held on the Plains of Abraham. The distances were a 5km snowshoe (3 laps), an 11km skate (30 laps) of a skating oval and a 9.5 km ski (3laps). The day started off somewhat on the cool side with some blustery winds but we optimistically thought that the weather would improve and that we would have a pleasant afternoon in the sun. That turned out to be overly wishful thinking! By the 3rd lap of the snowshoe, a winter weather system moved in with blizzard-like conditions, howling winds, blowing snow and poor visibility. The skate ....

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  • January Highlights


    TRIUMPHERS TRIUMPHING!

    HIGHLIGHTING OUR MEMBERS
    This week we really want to highlight YOU, our readers! YOU are an incredibly inspiring group of people who workout each week on your various journeys to self improvement and optimal health. Life can get in the way sometimes, but you always come back to your pride knowing that the support you need will be there and YOU will carry on getting fitter and staying healthy in mind, body and spirit. Some are here to compete and some are here to complete. No matter what your goal is, we've got each other's back. And that is what it's all about. HIGHLIGHTING OUR TEAM
    WE are incredibly grateful for the ....

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  • First Podium Finish In Bahamas

    KIT E - 3rdat theBahamas Half Marathon! Congratulations to original Team Triumph member Kit E for coming in 3rd today in her age group at the Bahamas Half Marathon! This is her first podium finish at a half marathon in a time of 2:03. As she celebrates her 60th year she is on the road to the Miami Half Marathon and then the Boston and Tokyo Marathons! GOKit GO!! ....

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  • Triathlon Training  in Ottawa - Team Triumph Triathlon Club - Twas The Night Before Tri Christmas!

    Twas The Night Before Tri Christmas!

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Team Triumph Coaching Staff!
    From: Maggie. Brenda, David, Ashlen, Julia and Paula
    We look forward to helping you CRUSH your goals in 2018!!


    TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE TRI CHRISTMAS!
    Twas the night before a tri Christmas, when all through the house, Not a triathlete was stirring, not even their spouse; The wetsuits were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that TriSanta soon would be there; The running shoes were nestled all snug in their boxes by the beds, While visions of personal best danced in the triathletes heads; And the tribike in the garage, and I in my swim cap, Had just settled down for a long ....

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