Entries by JohnSalt

Relay anyone?

I’m thankful every day for finding triathlon. Not only do I love the sport itself, but treasure the people it has brought into my life, particularly my fellow teammates. These are people I probably never would have even met had I not decided to tri. The triathlon community is full of amazingly warm and friendly […]

My top 3 race weekend must-have’s

— By Stepfanie Johnston When I was asked to write this article, I thought sure no problem! Then I took a minute and thought, what are my top three items that I always bring with me? I started to go over my checklist in my head. Wetsuit, goggles, earplugs, bike shoes, helmet, running shoes, etc., […]

Barrelman pro Heather Leiggi’s race day nutrition advice

Nutrition — it’s the 4th discipline of triathlon. When starting out in the sport of triathlon, not only do we need to learn how to swim, bike and run, but we also need to learn how to fuel and hydrate our body during training and racing, especially if doing the longer distance races. You can […]

Mikael Staer Nathan on racing a stacked field at 2018 Barrelman

We’re excited to profile one of our talented local pro athletes in the men’s field at Barrelman this year — Mikael Staer Nathan. Mikael has been a longtime supporter of the local Ontario race scene for years and we’re excited to have him return to Barrelman for what’s shaping up to be our most competitive […]

Taylor Reid joins 2018 Barrelman pro line up

We are proud to announce that one of Canada’s best 70.3-distance triathletes, Taylor Reid of Caledon, Ontario, will be on the start line at Barrelman this year! Taylor has one Ironman 70.3 competitions around the world and is passionate about racing in Canada, for the amazing atmosphere he feels on race day and because he […]

Get race day ready: A detailed explanation of Barrelman’s race bags

Barrelman Niagara Falls is a point-to-point course with two transition zones. If you’re familiar with MultiSport Canada races, you’ll likely be an expert with it comes to the single transition format, but things get slightly more complicated when you’re dealing with two! Part of the way we create transition ease is with the race bags […]

Barrelman Niagara Falls and Rev3

Barrelman Niagara Falls Triathlon is owned and produced by MultiSport Canada, Canada’s largest triathlon series. Both Rev3 and MultiSport Canada genuinely care about their athletes/customers, the safety and quality of their events and believe in putting the athlete first. The Canadian and U.S. triathlon markets have slight differences. By collaborating on best practices, we believe we […]

Registration For Barrelman 2015 Is Now Open!

We are happy and excited to announce that registration for the 2015 Niagara Falls Barrelman is now open. Race day is Sunday September 20, 2015! There will be a cap of 1,000 entries and, after the extremely positive comments last year, we think it might be a good idea for you to register early. See […]

D’Ornellas Bike Shop Race Week Tune-Up Specials

D’Ornellas Bike Shop is the Official Bike Technical Support sponsor for Barrelman. They will be onsite in Welland on both Saturday during bike check-in and on Sunday morning at the race site. They will also be on course with their support vehicle looking for athletes with technical problems. If you need a pre-race tune-up this […]