Posts by Barrelman Ambassadors

Come Ride The Virtual Tour de MultiSport Canada

We invite you to take a lunch break and to join us on Rouvy for Tour de MultiSport Canada. Visiting and re-visiting past and present day race courses from MultiSport Canada. If you can‘t make the 12 noon start time, you can still ride the course/event anytime after. It’s just that your final finish time […]

Embracing the Pause – Virtual Events for the win

By now we have all been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic in some shape or manner. Work, school, life, family, etc., nothing has escaped it’s touch. And while the reality that many of our races have been or will be cancelled/postponed, I’m not going to dwell on those feelings or bring up what events I’m […]

Weekly Barrelman Ambassador Zwift Rides

Hello fellow triathletes! What a strange triathlon season we have found ourselves in with COVID-19 shutting down many of our A races. As a 2nd year returning Barrelman Ambassador, I am holding out hope that Barrelman will be able to proceed this year on September 20, 2020. MultiSport Canada has set a decision date of […]

Vivian Workman’s Barrelman 2019 Recap

This was my third time participating at Barrelman and it did not disappoint. Beautiful picturesque sunrise, calm waters, and the last minute calls for (and finding) assistance; what I’ve come to expect from this race. Conversations about the course and tips were mingled with the general air of excitement. One of the nice touches is […]

Give Back!

By Shawn McNamara, Barrelman Ambassador One of the most rewarding aspects of triathlon is the sense of community it builds. Triathletes are often seen helping each other during training or the race itself. Sometimes it can be as simple as lending a bike pump in transition or reassuring a newbie before a race. It might […]

Race Day Countdown

By Angela Lilly Here we are! You’ve had months of planning, training, learning, nutrition consumption and hopefully, great race day experiences in your blood. As soon as I wake up one week from race day, it’s called “race day countdown”.  We have many challenges, juggling family, career and triathlon training. Here’s some tips for this […]

So, You’ve Never Done a Point to Point Triathlon Before?

By Barrelman Ambassador, Kim Ruble Doing a point to point triathlon can be a little confusing at first, but once you have done one or two, they become much less anxiety producing. Barrelman Triathlon is set up with 2 transition areas. The Swim start and T1 is at the Welland Flatwater Center and T2 and […]

Top 10 Reasons to Make the Barrelman Triathlon in Niagara Falls a Must Do Event!

By Kim Ruble 10. You will become an International Triathlete, and that just sounds very cool doesn’t it? 9. You get to swim at the Welland International Flatwater Centre. You don’t have to worry about waves, salt water, jellies and you have ropes to site off of so you swim straight. The water temperature is […]

The Volunteers

We all sign up for the races, train (maybe :)), show-up to the event, grab our swag and race our race. Many of us will even, while gasping for air, thank those who provide the security and safety for our event. But how many of you have been on the flip side of the race […]

Barrelman like a Time Trial

By Angela Lilly I have tried to keep triathlete growth both in mind and in training up to speed regularly over this season, however I feel it’s time to dig a bit deeper than social media and write this article. The last month was a lot of planning of training and racing and life. We […]