Underwater treadmill training at LiquidGym boosts Storm triathletes
Updated On: May 26, 2014
Traditionally, if an athlete was running in a pool, it was because they were recovering from an injury, but members of the Bytown Storm Triathlon Club Storm are quickly discovering what some of the world’s elite endurance athletes have already figured out – incorporating a significant amount of training time on an underwater treadmill can produce big results.
Councillor’s 52 sports in 52 weeks winds down
Updated On: May 13, 2014
From soccer and lacrosse to underwater hockey and roller derby, Ottawa City Councillor Mathieu Fleury has enjoyed a wild ride in his 52 sports in 52 weeks challenge, which will reach its end in May.
Paratriathlete captures third consecutive world title in London
Updated On: October 9, 2013
Ottawa’s Jennifer Hopkins captured her third-straight world championship title in the paratriathlon les autres category at September's ITU Grand Final in London, England.
National junior medal win repeat sought
Created On: September 13, 2013
It’s been a whirlwind summer for Samantha Klus since finishing her studies at Bell High School. The Bytown Storm triathlete has traveled across the country, and the hemisphere, for national and international races.
Ottawa set to host world duathlon championships
Updated On: August 5, 2013
Ottawa will host the ITU world duathlon championships on Aug. 10 along the Sir John A MacDonald Parkway.
Triathletes excel nationally, internationally
Created On: July 10, 2013
A bike crash kept her off the podium herself, but Ottawa native Joanna Brown was nonetheless thrilled to see Canada's 1-2-3-4 finish at the World Cup triathlon event on June 23 in Edmonton. Brown placed fourth of 31 athletes in 1:03:49.
Brown finishes 5th at triathlon World Cup
Updated On: June 14, 2013
Carp’s Joanna Brown earned a career-best fifth-place finish at a senior World Cup triathlon race on May 19 in Huatulco, Mexico.
Ottawa swimmers rack up medals at Ontario Summer Games
Created On: May 11, 2013
Out of almost 2,500 athletes, Ottawa competitors were front-and-centre at the 2012 Ontario Summer Games, earning a ton of medals across the board in 28 sports from Aug. 16-19 in Toronto.
Brown excels in World Triathlon Series debut
Updated On: May 11, 2013
Carp's Joanna Brown made her World Triathlon Series Olympic distance debut on April 19 in San Diego and put in a solid race against the world's best, finishing 18th in a time of 2:02:39.
Brown 4th, Vierula 11th in Pan Am Cup triathlon
Updated On: April 13, 2013
Matt Vierula of the Bytown Storm placed 11th, while Carp native Joanna Brown was fourth in a March 16 Pan American Cup triathlon race in Sarasota, FL.