The WESTSHORE TRIATHLON was a great start to the local triathlon season! Congratulations to Debra Henry(60-64) who won her division in the Duathlon and Lori Morgan(55-59) who won her division in the Sprint Triathlon.
Congratulations to all our TWC members who completed the 2017 VIRA Island Race Series. All our members placed in the TOP TEN. Sara Kelly(30-34) 2ND, Chris Sullivan(50-54) 3RD, Kathy Davidson(55-59) 3RD, Graham Fisher(55-59) 5TH, Rob Hare(60-64) 6TH, Larry McMahon(70-74) 4TH, Mike Ellis(80-84) 1st.
Photos are available here: http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/synergy-bazan-bay-5k-2017/
Results are here: http://racestats.org/?Race=655&Tab=Table
Weather is improving by the day! It's time to review and solidify those 'Spring' goals. Remember to make your goals SMART GOALS.
- MEASURABLE AND MEANINGFUL
In future postings we will highlight upcoming events for your consideration.
The TWC Synergy Bazan Bay 5K is fast approaching on Sunday, March 5th! This is the largest race in the VIRA Race Series and we need everyone's support to continue to make this such a great success. TWC members, family and friends can volunteer with Kellee at firstname.lastname@example.org Great draw prizes for our volunteers.
Gluten-free, oil free, soy-free, refined sugar –free
1/2C pecans finely chopped
1 1/2C gluten-free rolled oats
1 1/4C rice krispees
1/4C pumpkin seeds
1/4C dried cranberries
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1/2C brown rice syrup
1/4C roasted almond butter or peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 300 degrees
Line a 9” square pan with parchment paper
Spread pecans in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet and toast them in oven for 10-12 minutes, until lightly golden. Set side to cool.
In large bowl, combine the oats, rice krispees, pumpkin seeds, cranberries and salt. Stir in cooled toasted pecans.
In small saucepan, stir together the brown ride syrup and almond or peanut butter until well combined. Cook over medium heat until mixture is softened and bubbles slightly. Remove from het and add vanilla.
Pour almond or peanut butter mixture over the oat mixture; stir well until all oats and cereal are coated in wet mixture. Will be very thick to stir.
Spread mixture on pan, spreading evenly. Lightly wet your hands and press down. Use a pastry roller to compact mixture, makes it firm.
Place pan in freezer uncovered for 10 minutes or until firm.
Slice with knife or pizza roller makes 12 bars. Will keep for 2 weeks.
The VIRA Island Race Series is off to a great start! Congratulations to all our TWC runners. Sara Kelly(4th), Greg Leiman(4th), Chris Sullivan(13th), Graham Fisher(10th), Rob Hare(8th), Larry McMahon(7th), Mike Ellis(1st), Chris Bateman(12th), and daughter, Katie McGoff. Special Congratulations to Mike who won his new age group!
If you are planning to race any multiport events, triathlon, duathlon, aquabike,..... you should be renewing your TRI-BC membership. Club 'Team West Coast'. The club DISCOUNT CODE was emailed to all members. If you didn't receive your email code, please let me know. email@example.com
2017 MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE PAST DUE. PLEASE FORWARD RENEWALS TO KELLEE. IF YOU ARE MISSING NEWS UPDATES, PLEASE ENSURE WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT EMAIL. OUR WEBSITE MAY BE DOWN FOR MAINTENANCE DURING DECEMBER.
Thanks to everyone who was able to make the time in their busy schedule to attend.
Our new elected executive is:
President: Wayne Coulson
Vice-Pres: Rob Hare
Treasurer: Kellee Drummond
Secretary: Kathy Davidson
Member at Large: Dan Dunaway
Award Winners for 2016:
Triathlete: Debra Henry, Bruce Turcotte, Jeannette Klein
Beg. Triathlete: Keith Yeung, Kevin Britt
Runner: Chris Sullivan, Sara Kelly
Swimmer: Avila Rhodes
Improvement: Annetta Probst
Sri Chinmoy: Kevin Taylor
Fit Couple: Debra and Dave Henry
Duathlete: Mike Ellis, Dave Henry
Fern Award: Wayne and Jacqui Coulson
Well deserved award for Jacqui and Wayne.
TRIATHLON BC RECOGNIZES SIGNIFICANT VOLUNTEERS, COMMUNITY BUILDERS AND OFFICIALS
VANCOUVER, BC - On the evening of September 10, 2016 Triathlon BC hosted its Annual Athlete Gala. Held at the Creekside Community Centre, the Gala celebrated the achievements and dedication of its members; current and past athletes, race directors, coaches, officials, clubs, volunteers and supporters. In addition to a presentation from Challenge Penticton Champion, Jeffrey Symonds, Triathlon BC also presented awards to significant individuals who have helped to weave the fabric of the triathlon community throughout the province.
Triathlon BC is proud to recognize Jacqui and Wayne Coulson (Saanich) as Sport Developers, Andrew Armstrong (White Rock) as Official of the Year, Crystal Thomas (Terrace) as Community Builder, Brenda Lightfoot (Surrey) as Volunteer of the Year and Faith Wells (Vancouver) for Outstanding Service.
The Sport Developer recognition has been awarded to Wayne and Jacqui Coulson. This couple has been involved in the Victoria triathlon community for over 20 years. Wayne and Jacqui were key developers in the Victoria Youth Triathlon, run the Team West Coast Triathlon Club, and are also active Triathlon BC Officials. They continue to volunteer their time in supporting and developing triathlon throughout the south island.
The 2016 Penticton Family Challenge Festival gave TWC members a chance to show their stuff. Bruce and Wendy Turcotte(2nd), and Dave(2nd) and Debra Henry(2nd) all completed the Duathlon Championships. Linda Walsh(2nd) completed the Cross Triathlon. Chuck Garrett(1st) took on the Aquabike. Finally five TWC members all completed the Long Course Challenge. Well done Pat Maguire(1st), Tony Yue, Mike Roth, Bruce Turcotte, and Jim Brackenbury.
Team West Coast Members continued their success at the America's Masters. Tony Knott won double gold in the mixed double badminton and the mens double badminton. Anne Murfitt won gold, silver and bronze medals in her athletic throwing events. What a haul! Well done!!
Summer may be drawing to a close but Triathlon Season is not slowing down! Many TWC members have big races ahead. GOOD LUCK to all our members!
FAMILY CHALLENGE WEEK! Debra Henry-Duathlon Linda Walsh-Off Road Triathlon Jim Brackenbury, Chuck Garrett, Pat Maguire, Mike Roth, Bruce Turcotte, and Tony Yue-Long Course Triathlon
AMERICAS WORLD MASTERS! Tony Knott-Badminton Dan Dunaway and Keith Evans-Olympic Triathlon
ITU EDMONTON! Bertrand Bozek-Sprint Triathlon
Congrats to TWC Whistler Ironman finishers! Some transition photos were added.
Photos here: http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/ironman-whistler-2016/
Team West Coast had an excellent showing at the Self-Transcendence Triathlon and Dualthon on Sunday!
Photos are located at: http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/sri-triathlon-2016/
Additional photos are on the Sri website at: http://www.gordonleephotography.com/Triathlon/SelfTranscendence-Race-2016
Results are here: http://victoriatriathlon.com/results.html
Congratulations to Wayne and Jacqui, receiving an award for their many years of dedication to the Victoria triathlon community!
A GOLDEN SWEEP AT THE LANGFORD TRIATHLON! All TWC members topped the podium at the Langford Triathlon. Seven gold for seven TWC members. Congratulations in the Sprint to Lori Morgan, Debra Henry, and Sue Weightman. Olympic winners were Tom Weightman, Rob Hare, Keith Evans, and Jeannette Klein. Former TWC member, Debbie Hazelwood also won her age group.