Peterborough Pirates Three-peat in Youth Club Championship

 

– A record 11 youth clubs took part in the 3rd edition of the competition – 

 

August 14, 2018 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial governing body of Multisport in Ontario, announced the Peterborough Pirates Triathlon Club won its third straight Triathlon Ontario Youth Provincial Club Championship. The event was held this past Sunday at the Dunrobin KOS, hosted by local club, the Bytown Storm.

The Pirates scored 660 points, the Hamilton Hammerheads took second place with 220 points and the hometown Bytown Storm were third with 200 points. Points were earned in the 14-15 and 12-13 age divisions. Full standings can be found here.

 

 

 

In its third year of existence, the Youth Club Championship has grown each year as more youth programs begin to emerge. 11 clubs participated in 2018, up from eight in 2017. Triathlon Ontario believes strongly that a healthy youth infrastructure is vital to the long term sustainability of the sport, whether it be the development or recreational pathways.

Sunday also served as another stop on the Youth Cup Series for both age divisions. Astrid Bergman, extended her lead in the 12-13 girls’ division with her third straight victory. The battle for second tightened up as only one point separates Reegan Chinchilla and Madalyn Gillis.

On the boys side, Kai Sulentic took the win and sits atop the series standings by one point over Lochlan Ridley who is stands in second after three races. The 12-13 division’s next stop is this weekend at the Orillia KOS.

Emily Dodge out battled Nadiya Linde-Elmhirst and Aliya Capon for her second Series win in the 14-15 girls’ division. Dodge also gave herself a seven point lead over Capon, who holds second place over Linde-Elmhirst by four points with one final race to go.

Lukas Vadeika earned his second win in the Series on Sunday, putting him in third place with one race to go. Only nine points separates places 1-8 in the standings with Patrick Tompkins leading by one point over Ian Mackenzie. The Series finale, Provincial Championships on August 25th, will be the deciding race to see who gets their name engraved on the Cup.

Updated Series standings can be found here.

 

 

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Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial governing body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way.

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GoTri.ca is a resource website created by Triathlon Ontario specifically for beginners and new entrants in the sport of triathlon, duathlon and other multisport events.  The website is an easy-to-use resource tool to find sanctioned Ontario clubs, events, coaches or general information about the sport.

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Club Champions Crowned

 

– LPC Retake Division I Title and C3 Claim Division II Title for First Time – 

 

– Record number of clubs and participants help Guelph Lake 1 event grow 32% year over year – 

 

a href=”http://triathlonontario.com/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial governing body of Multisport in Ontario, announced its 2018 Division I and II Provincial Club Champions. Congratulations to both LPC Triathlon Club and C3 Canadian Cross Training Club for winning the Crystal Cup and cash prizes of $500 each.

This year’s Club Championships set record participation levels with 34 clubs taking part versus 31 last year and 32 in 2016, when last hosted by Subaru Series’ Guelph Lake 1. 439 athletes took part versus 209 last year and 349 in 2016 (26% increase). The Triathlon Ontario event helped to increase participation at the host site by 32% or 411 participants year over year.

Division I
The LPC Triathlon Club scored an impressive 3,040 points to win back the Crystal Cup from rival and last year’s champion, the Toronto Triathlon Club, who scored 1,960 points and $300 of prize money. Rounding out the podium was the Fighting Koalas Triathlon Club with 1,030 points and $200 of prize money.

Division II
First time club champions, C3 Canadian Cross Training Club scored 680 points. Discomfort Zone Multisport collected 570 points and the second place $300 prize, edging out the Woodstock Triathlon Club who earned 560 points and $200 on the day.
Congratulations to everyone that participated and to the race organizers, volunteers and officials that helped make the event a huge success. Next up for Provincial Club Championships is the newly announced Mixed Team Relay Club Championships on July 21st and the Youth Club Championships on August 12th.

 

 

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About Triathlon Ontario

Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial governing body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way.

For more information please visit: triathlonontario.com.
Follow us on Twitter: @TriOntario.
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/TriathlonOntario.

 

About GOTRI.ca

GoTri.ca is a resource website created by Triathlon Ontario specifically for beginners and new entrants in the sport of triathlon, duathlon and other multisport events.  The website is an easy-to-use resource tool to find sanctioned Ontario clubs, events, coaches or general information about the sport.

For more information please visit: GoTri.ca.
Follow us on Twitter: @GOTRIOntario.

 

Nutritional Support added to 2018/19 Provincial Development Program

 

– Integrated Support Team to include nutrition, sports science, bike maintenance and fitting and swim data analytics –

 

July 18, 2018 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial governing body of Multisport in Ontario, announced that it will be adding nutritional support to its upcoming 2018/19 Provincial Development Program.

Madeline Yungblut, current Masters of Science, Sport and Exercise Nutrition candidate, joins an Integrated Support Team that includes sport science service providers, PEAK Centre for Human Performance, bike fitting and maintenance providers, Flying Monkey Bike Shop and swim analytics platform to provider TritonWear.

The nutrition support will use dietary strategies to achieve the following:
Optimize long-term health
Optimize performance
Optimize and implement pre, during, and post workout nutritional strategies
Impart nutritional knowledge and understanding to athletes
Prevention of injury and illness
The services offered to Program athletes will include:
Diet analysis
Structured meal plans centered around specific training periods and races
Nutritional seminars covering critical topics
Ongoing access and communication
Recipes, grocery lists and other services

The relaunched Provincial Development Program will begin accepting applications in September for a limited number of athletes aged 15-22. The Program will be designed for development athletes interested in working directly with Triathlon Ontario to receive direct, premium development focused coaching services and other critical support.

For those athletes not interested in working on a full-time basis with the the Province, drop-in, non-compulsory training opportunities will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

 

 

About Triathlon Ontario

Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial governing body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way.

For more information please visit: triathlonontario.com.
Follow us on Twitter: @TriOntario.
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/TriathlonOntario.

 

About GOTRI.ca

GoTri.ca is a resource website created by Triathlon Ontario specifically for beginners and new entrants in the sport of triathlon, duathlon and other multisport events.  The website is an easy-to-use resource tool to find sanctioned Ontario clubs, events, coaches or general information about the sport.

For more information please visit: GoTri.ca.
Follow us on Twitter: @GOTRIOntario.