New Members

 

 

Birthdays!

DA DUNAWAY

JIM ALLMAN

LIZ DYSON

IAN PHILLIPS

SUE WEIGHTMAN

KAREN KNOTT

ROB ELDRED

BRUCE REGENSBURG

PETER DOLAN

TONY KNOTT

WAYNE FISHER

SUE ALLMAN

HENRY BRABANDER

TONY YUE

KEITH EVANS

ROSEANNE WILSON

KELLEY GAMBLEWEST

 

Race Radar

JULY 15th  PEACH CLASSIC TRIATHLON(includes Aquabike and Duathlon)

JULY 29th  WHISTLER IRONMAN/ 70.3 ELK LAKE TRIATHLON(includes Aquabike and Duathlon) 

AUGUST 5th ELK LAKE TRIATHLON(includes Aquabike and Duathlon)

AUGUST 10th TWC GOLF/BARBECUE PARTY!!

AUGUST 17th PENTICTON SUPER LEAGUE TRIATHLON

AUGUST 18th KELOWNA APPLE TRIATHLON

 

 

 

 

Clinics and Camps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday
Aug072018

IMC 2018 Photos Added

Photos of the Team Westcoast Ironman have been added to photos.

Saturday
Aug042018

KEITH EVANS, PROVINCIAL TRIATHLON CHAMPION!

The 2018 Penticton Peach Classic Triathlon is this year's provincial championships.  TWC member, Keith Evans, took the podium in first place in the 75 plus age category!  Congratulations!!

Wednesday
Aug012018

Upcoming Triathlons

We wish good racing to all the TWC members taking part in the Elk Lake Triathlon on Sunday, August 5th.

Spectators are welcome to cheer on our team members.

We hope to recognize all these members at our barbecue on August 10th

There are still many races left in the season!  TWC members will be in attendance**

Super League Triathlon – Penticton, August 17th**

Kelowna Triathlon – August 18th**

Vancouver Triathlon – September 3rd

Cultus Lake Triathlon – September 16th**

Wednesday
Aug012018

Congratulations to our Ironmen 

Congratulations to our Ironmen who completed a very hot and very difficult race this past weekend at Whistler!

Jessica Michalofsky(13:29.51), Laura Leno(13:43.11), Greg Leiman(13:46.58), and Kathy Davidson(14:29.48).

Jim Melling had mechanical problems and was unable to finish.

Both Laura(1st) and Kathy(3rd) made the podium!

Friday
Jul202018

Three Ferry Bike Ride

The pictures are posted under photos!!

Friday
Jul202018

Oh boy, a barbecue! Oh boy, golf!! Oh boy, prizes!!!

TWC GOLF AND BARBECUE at the RIDGE – FRIDAY, AUGUST 10TH

Dan Dunaway and Wayne Ford have planned a TWC GOLF PARTY.

Teams will be chosen at 3:30 pm.  Golf starts at 4:00 pm for 9 holes(par 3).

Barbecue at 6:00 pm.  Burger(beef, chicken, veggi), green and potato salad.

Drinks available.

Clubs to rent.  No experience necessary.  Each team will have a ‘seasoned’ golfer.

$30 per person  $15 bbq only    PRIZES, FUN, and SUN,  join us on the patio! 

To enter, contact Dan(dunaway@shaw.ca) or Wayne(wford238@hotmail.com) by July 20th,

with your burger choice.  Tell us if you need clubs.  $10 deposit.  Partners welcome!

 

Dan and Wayne need to confirm numbers.

With only $10 you can reserve your spot.

Partners are welcome......

Friday
Jul132018

2018 IRONMAN AUSTRIA

Well done, Bruce Regensburg!  Bruce won his age group(75-79) in 15:44.49.

Friday
Jul132018

2018 PENTICTON PROSPERA GRANFONDO

Lorrie Cramb, Bruce Hampson, and Monique Lacerte all had a very successful ride at this year's event.  Well done!

Monday
Jul092018

Three Ferry Bike Ride Wednesday July 18th

7:20 am    Royal Oak/Lochside Drive (some people can leave from Brentwood Bay at 7:30 am - 19 km to Swartz bay)
8:45 am    Final meeting point at Swartz Bay Terminal Cafe - after you have gone through the ticket gate with the cars, it will be on your right. 
9:00  am    1st Ferry - Swartz Bay to Fulford Harbour - 35 mins
10:15 am   Morning coffee in Ganges at Barb's Buns - treats include baked goods, the Breakfast Bun & Eggs Benedict! (Vesuvius Bakery is also good).

11:10 am   Leave for Vesuvius ferry (about 20 minute ride)
11:40 am  2nd Ferry - Vesuvius Bay to Crofton - 25 mins.  About 1:10 cycling to Cowichan from Crofton.
1:15 pm    coffee/snacks at Cowichan Bay

1:55 pm    Leave Cowichan Bay.  About 45 minutes to Mill Bay, and another 15 minutes to Mill Bay Ferry.
3:00 pm    3rd Ferry - Mill Bay to Brentwood Bay - 25 mins. often late. (next ferry leaves at 4:10).
3:25 pm    Brentwood Bay. Find your own way home

For all the lucky BC seniors, the ferries are FREE this year and bike are $2.  If you have a BC Ferries Experience card, the bikes are free too! Don't forget to bring your BC driver's license or the BC Government ID card!  

 

Contact Keith Yeung (keithkaiyeung@gmail.com) for more info, or simply meet at the Swartz Bay Terminal Cafe or at Royal Oak/Lockside Drvie that morning.

Sunday
Jul082018

LANGFORD LAKE TRIATHLON SUCCESS!

TWC members had great performances at the 2018 Langford Lake Triathlon on July 8th.

Wayne Coulson(1st), Liz Dyson(2nd), Keith Evans(1st), Rob Hare(1st), Sandra Mullen(1st), and Marilyn Sutton(1st)

Thursday
Jul052018

FRIDAY, JULY 6TH, SWIM AT LANGFORD LAKE

The Friday swim on JULY 6TH, will take place at the LANGFORD LAKE BEACH PARK, at 9:00 am  This will give those doing the Langford Triathlon on July 8th, a chance to try the swim course and the new run to transition.   Option to drive or ride the bike course afterwards.


Sunday
Jul012018

SATURDAY TWC BIKE RIDES

Saturday TWC bike rides continue through the summer.  We meet at 9:00 am at the Royal Oak Mall (Francelli's Coffee Shop).  Routes include the Saanich Peninsula, the Victoria Waterfront, and Metchosin.

Sunday
Jul012018

TRI FOR COMPASSION VICTORY!

TWC members KEITH EVANS and JIM BRACKENBURY took first and second in the 60+ category at the 2018 Tri For Compassion. Well Done!!

Friday
Jun292018

WASA LAKE TRIATHLON - JUNE 10th

Furhter congratulations to Rob Hare(5th) and Wayne Coulson(1st) for completing a new triathlon for the club.  A difficult rough swim followed by a good bike and run at Wasa Lake.

Friday
Jun292018

IRONMAN 70.3 SUCCESS!

Congratulations to Jessica Michalofsky, Greg Leiman, Kathy Davidson, and Laura Leno!   They all completed this challenging course as part of their preparaton for Ironman Canada in Whistler.

Thursday
May172018

TWC QUALIFIES FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to TWC members, Debra Henry, Mike Ellis, and Keith Evans!  They all won their event at the BARE BONES DUATHLON Provincial Championships and qualified for the World Championships in Spain.

Thursday
May032018

FRIDAY SWIMS TO START MAY 11th!

Lake Temperatures have risen this week!!l  Our first swim will take place on Friday, May 11th.  Meet at the Thetis Lake beach at 9:00 am ready to swim.  Parking enforced($2.25).   Season passes available at the machine($20).   Lock all your valuables in your car.  Go through your swim check list!

WET SUIT, GOGGLES, WARM CAP, BODY GLIDE, and some way to secure your car keys.

Short swim to first island(800m). Long swim around both islands(1500m).  30 min. max.

 

 

Tuesday
May012018

SATURDAY BIKE RIDE AT 9:00 AM

Our Saturday bike rides will now begin at 9:00 am.    Meet at Francelli's(Royal Oak).   Current TWC membership is required($25) for insurance purposes.   Don't forget your check list.  Spare tires, pump/CO2, ID, BCAA membership, cell phone, new batteries,.......

Tuesday
May012018

THETIS LAKE SWIMS BEGIN IN MAY!

Our TWC Thetis Lake swims begin this month!   We meet on the main beach at 9:00 am, ready to swim.  Park in the main lot and purchase a summer parking pass from the machine($20).  Lock up all your valuables!   Have a car key that you can bring on the swim.   Wet suits and warm swim caps will be needed for the first few weeks.  Don't forget goggles and Body Glide.  Coffee to follow at the Nest(10:00 am).

Tuesday
May012018

BOSTON CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations to Rob Hare and Sara Kelly on their successful completion of the 2018 Boston Marathon in spite of very cold and wet conditions.