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Going on Vacation? Yes, you can still train!

By Shannon McNamara, Barrelman Ambassador You know the drill, it is summer time. The kids are out of school. Your family is trying to plan a vacation. If you are like my husband and I, trying to plan vacations around the kids’ activities is bad enough, but throw in our training schedule…..forget about it. I know that […]

Barrelman Training Day in Northeastern Ohio

Ambassadors Kim Ruble and Yvonne Lipinsky held a ‘mini-triathlon ‘ training event at Craig Beach, Lake Milton. Ohio. It was a cloudy, windy, and cool morning on Saturday, June 15 but several people came out to learn about Barrelman and point-to-point transitions. After a 30 minute swim in choppy water, the group rode and hour […]

Talking about Winter triathlon… before the Summer season starts

By Lynda Gingras Better late than never: a post about Winter triathlon just before the Summer triathlon starts… Why not? As we are about to start this Summer triathlon season, I wanted like to talk a little bit about Winter triathlon, events that are gaining in popularity. Have you ever done a winter triathlon? What […]

The Year of the Half – Experience Barrelman Niagara Falls 2019

Will 2019 be the Year of the Half? Dan Empfield of Slowtwitch.com thinks it just might be with his recent article ” The Half-Distance .”  

Coming Back from Injury

By Kimberly Mitchell Back in January, I hit the ground running. I had a new coach starting on New Year’s Day. I had access to a treadmill whenever I needed and my bike was nicely set up along with my parabolic rollers. The first week went great. By March, cabin fever had set in. With […]

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 […]

VanderLinden & Hansen are #BarrelmanTri 2016 Champions

The third annual Skechers Performance Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon presented by Recharge With Milk, was our biggest and best ever. Thanks to all of you who were there to support us as a participant, volunteer, or spectator. There is no better triathlon swim venue than the Welland International Flatwater Centre. It’s both spectator and athlete […]

#BarrelmanTri 2016 – Results, Race Photos, Triathlon Magazine Canada Re-cap

What a spectacular day we had yesterday for our third annual Skechers Performance Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon presented by Recharge With Milk. Whether you were a competitor, volunteer or spectator, we hope you will be back next year. Results Race results are available at Sportstats. You can also contact them to report any corrections to […]

LC Provincials and LC Series Finale This Sunday at #BarrelmanTri

Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, wraps up 2016 season of Provincial level competitions this weekend in the Niagara Region as the Skechers Performance Niagara Barrelman hosts the Long Course Provincial Championships and the final stop on the Triathlon Ontario Long Course Series. The 2016 edition of the Niagara Barrelman […]

John Salt’s #BarrelmanTri Story

President of MultiSport Canada, John Salt, talks to TJ Flynn about the Sketchers Performance Barrelman, presented by  Recharge With Milk, and tells the story of turning a vision for an epic race into reality. There’s a perch, an observation point with a sweeping view across the water, attached to one of the buildings at the […]