New Collectible Poster Series Celebrating Ontario Athletes
– First in series celebrates Cody Beals’ IRONMAN debut, win and course record –
October 11, 2018 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial governing body of Multisport in Ontario, announced October 11, 2018 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial governing body of Multisport in Ontario, announced a new unique, collectible poster series that will celebrate the outstanding achievements of Ontario triathletes. The first poster in the series celebrates Cody Beals’ IRONMAN debut, victory and course record at IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant earlier this summer.
“Ontario has a rich history of excellence in triathlon and that success continues today with a number of world class athletes marking their mark,” said Phil Dale, Triathlon Ontario Executive Director. “We are excited to offer this unique opportunity for fans of Cody’s to show their appreciation of not only a great accomplishment, but a great person.”
Each poster will be autographed by Cody. Proceeds from the sales will be divided evenly between Triathlon Ontario and Cody Beals, with Triathlon Ontario’s portion being reinvested into youth and junior programming and Cody’s portion being donated to the Guelph Triathlon Project.
A special thank you to photographer Korupt Vision for allowing the use of the likeness of Cody in various photographs.
About the Artist
Steve Thomas, a Windsor, Ontario native, makes his home in Minnesota. Steve was an accomplished Canadian national swimmer, having competed at Olympic trials, won multiple gold medals at Canada Summer Games and swam on a scholarship for Ohio University. After his retirement from swimming Steve became a graphic artist, working a style described as “retro futuristic”, designing t-shirts and posters for various subject matters such as the Minnesota Vikings, Star Wars, travel, movie and propaganda themes. To view more of Steve’s work please see stevethomasart.com.
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.
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