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  • Team Triumph Goes International Racing

    Looks like the international race season has begun. Wehave Triumphers all over the placecompeting! Destinationraces can be a great way to see the world while racing. Congratulations to everyone on completing their races!! KEJIMKUJIK SPRINT TRIATHLON, NS CAF SUPER SPRINT -PO2 Craig Blake Memorial Fitness Challenge, NS Stuart Whittaker - completed his 1st two triathlons and is loving the sport. I know we'll see him at more races next year! IRONMAN 70.3 BARRELMAN, NIAGARA FALLS Linda Martin - had a speedy race!! IRONMAN 70.3 MICHIGAN Lara Winnemore - see full race report below! IRONMAN 70.3 ATLANTIC CITY Michelle Lacharity - completed her 1st 70.3 (seepicture to right!) IRONMAN 70.3 ....

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  • Last Big Triathlon Weekend in the Region

    Last Big Triathlon Weekend in the Region

    TEAM TRIUMPH AT THE RACES! ESPRIT TRIATHLON WEEKEND Team Triumph came together to celebrate our fitness and health at the last big triathlon weekend of the Summer in the region. The weather was stinking hot but the winds were fairly calm. The water was just on the brink but wetsuits were permitted. The Esprit is not just an awesomerace to participate in but also great for spectators. Wehad 2 more athletes from our Beginner Olympic program complete their first races! Congrats to Verity and Erin on ....

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  • Graduation Day with Gregory Robertson - Relentless Forward Motion!

    Graduation Day with Gregory Robertson - Relentless Forward Motion!

    GREGORY COMPLETES HIS 1ST OLYMPIC DISTANCE TRIATHLON AT WASAGA BEACH! Congratulations to Gregory Robertson for completing his first Olympic Distance Triathlon! Gregory is from our Virtual Beginner Olympic Triathlon Program and is the 2nd athlete in the program to complete his A race with a large number of the other athletes racing this coming weekend at the Somersault event with the remainder racing in the Montreal Espirit. Gregory had this to share with us after his race in Wasaga. After months of training, I completed my first Olympic Distance Triathlon (1.5km Swim, 40km Bike, 10km run) Many emotions go through your head during a 4-hour race but in the end, it is about putting ....

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  • Summer is winding down, but Team Triumphers are not

    Summer is winding down, but Team Triumphers are not

    With just a few weeks of the Canadian triathlon season left, our members are getting all of those end-of-season races in! Last weekend we had loads of athletes out doing Cornwall, IM Mt Tremblant and we even had one in Halifax doing the Navy Run 10k! Our Beginner Olympic Distance program is winding down. Erika Grey did the Olympic Distance in Cornwall last weekend, and Gregory Robertson is doing WasagaBeach this weekend. It's not too late to register for the Canadian Tri and the Esprit Triathlon, coming up at the beginning of September. Coach Julia will be in Montreal to cheer you on! Congratulations to everyone who raced andplacedover the weekend! CORNWALL Sprint ....

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  • Triumphers Spotted in Brockville and at the Riverkeeper Swim

    Triumphers Spotted in Brockville and at the Riverkeeper Swim

    VOLUNTEERING AT THE THOUSAND ISLANDS TRIATHLON (seen to the right) Thanks a million to Brenda and this crew from our Beginner Triathlon Program for volunteering at the Thousand Islands Triathlon! ANNA HUISMAN AT THE THOUSAND ISLANDS TRIATHLON The Beginner Olympic Triathlon Course crew are having fun training and learning new skills together with the goal of doing their first Olympic Distance Tri in September. Congrats to Anna for completing her first in-person sprint triathlon last weekend! RIVERKEEPERSWIM It was great to see four of our coaches out at the Riverkeeper swim. Coach Klara came in first overall in the women and we ....

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  • Triumphers Triumphing with Great Friends!

    Triumphers Triumphing with Great Friends!

    STEVE SWANICK'S (pictured to the right) LAKE PLACID IRONMAN REPORT Choosing an Ironman can be tricky. You will want to look at the course:is it hilly or flat, the past weather conditions, traditionally hot and or cool, water conditions, salt water, wavy, jellyfish? Do you want to fly with your bike?Are you a strong swimmer, a good climber, better in the heat? These possibilitiesare all things you want to consider before you hit theREGISTER NOWbutton. Ironman Lake Placid wasIronman number 3 for Steve. When he decides on which racehe wants to do, he looks carefully at all of the items mentioned above, but sometimes a detail can get lost, like the elevation described on the bike ....

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  • At the races with Team Triumph

    At the races with Team Triumph

    Team Triumph athletes and coaches have been out having a blast at the races while challenging their race fitness! Congratulations to everyone for pushing your limits and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable! On behalf of all the coaches, I can honestly say that we are so impressed with these results. We know where you started from and how far you have come and we couldn't be prouder. As the Head Coach, I am also in awe of our coaches for their amazing results! Way to go coaches, you are amazing role models! NATIONAL CAPITAL TRIATHLON Phil Biha-Methot - learned how to ride a bike from scratch with Coach Janet and completed his first triathlon!!! Michelle Lacharity - ....

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  • Team Triumph Goes International Racing

    Team Triumph Goes International Racing

    Looks like the international race season has begun. Wehave Triumphers all over the placecompeting! Destinationraces can be a great way to see the world while racing. Congratulations to everyone on completing their races!! KEJIMKUJIK SPRINT TRIATHLON, NS CAF SUPER SPRINT -PO2 Craig Blake Memorial Fitness Challenge, NS Stuart Whittaker - completed his 1st two triathlons and is loving the sport. I know we'll see him at more races next year! IRONMAN 70.3 BARRELMAN, NIAGARA FALLS Linda Martin - had a speedy race!! IRONMAN 70.3 MICHIGAN Lara Winnemore - see full race report below! IRONMAN 70.3 ATLANTIC CITY Michelle Lacharity - completed her 1st 70.3 (seepicture to right!) ....

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  • Beginner Olympic Program Graduates Conquer the Canadian

    Beginner Olympic Program Graduates Conquer the Canadian

    TEAM TRIUMPH AT THE RACES What a weekend for Team Triumph!! OurBeginner Olympic Tri Programgraduates participated and crushed it at the Canadian on the weekend. We are so incredibly proud of this group who launched into triathlon this year head first. For some of our gang, they went from completing the Sprint / Tri-a-Tri program and jumped right into the Olympic Distance. We set up the program so they could ultimately choose between the 2 distances. A HUGE shout out to Coaches Gabi and Brenda for doing an awesome jobfacilitating this program. These two created a wonderful sense of community that provided our athletes with a place to come together, ask ....

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  • When things don't go as planned - Bracebridge Triathlon Race Report

    When things don't go as planned - Bracebridge Triathlon Race Report

    SARAH ALLEN COMPLETES THE BRACEBRIDGE TRIATHLON! On Sunday, I took part in the Bracebridge Sprint Triathlon. My first TRUE triathlon with the open water swim! I've been putting in the work with the Team Triumph Beginner Olympic Distance Virtual Online Course, and I was very confident going into the weekend. It didn't exactly go as planned, but what does? Saturday was HOT, (it got up to 39Cwith the humidity), and inside my car, with no AC it was up to 47C. I drove and roasted myself alive in that car for 5 hours to get to Bracebridge. Despite all of my precautions (covering my skin, windows down, stopping every 30-40 mins to sit in the shade, having 3L of water) I gave myself a pretty ....

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