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Gallery: Canadian Short Course Stars of 2015

Between the Pan Am Games, the ITU World Triathlon Edmonton and the ITU Grand Final in Chicago, Canadian triathletes had a few opportunities to shine on the world stage close to home this year. Triathlon Magazine Canada was on hand at all three events – here are a few of the highlights.

Pan Am Games, July 11 and 12

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Ellen Pennock was the top Canadian woman, finishing 6th.
Paula Findlay continued her comeback after a few years fighting injury, finishing 9th.
Paula Findlay continued her comeback after a few years fighting injury, finishing 9th.
Wilson and Yorke lead the run during the first  5km. Credit: @rubyphotostudio
Jason Wilson and Andrew Yorke lead the run during the first 5km. They would eventually finish 5th and 7th. Credit: @rubyphotostudio

 

Edmonton World Triathlon, September 5 and 6

Tyler Mislawchuk  was 19th.  Credit: Jordan Bryden
Tyler Mislawchuk finished 19th. Credit: Jordan Bryden
Kirsten Sweetand getting ready to rock. Credit: Jordan Bryden
Kirsten Sweetand gets ready for the coldest race of her career (to date). She would eventually finish 10th. Credit: Jordan Bryden
Andrew Yorke continued his great season by running his way to eighth place. Credit: Jordan Bryden
Andrew Yorke continued his great season by running his way to eighth place. Credit: Jordan Bryden
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ITU Grand Final, Chicago September 18 to 20th

Dominika Jamnicky (12th) and Joanna Brown (14th) are all smiles after the U23 race at the ITU World Championship.
Dominika Jamnicky (12th) and Joanna Brown (14th) are all smiles after the U23 race at the ITU World Championship. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon
Canadian Officials John McKibbon and Yan Therien at the ITU Grand Final in Chicago in September.
Canadian Officials John McKibbon and Yan Therien at the ITU Grand Final in Chicago in September.  Photo: Kevin Mackinnon

 

Stefan Daniel on the run in Chicago - his Paratriathlon win netted him an Paralympics berth, and nailed his TMC Triathlete of the Year win.
Stefan Daniel on the run in Chicago – his Paratriathlon win netted him an Paralympics berth, and nailed his TMC Triathlete of the Year win. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon
Sasha Boulton guides Christine Robbins to an eighth place finish in the  Paratriathlon World Championship.
Sasha Boulton guides Christine Robbins to an eighth place finish in the Paratriathlon World Championship. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon
Grant Darby competes in the men's PT2 Open event.
Grant Darby competes in the men’s PT2 Open event. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon
Emily Wagner (8th), Kyla Roy (19th) and Emy Legault (31st) did Canada proud in the Junior Girls race.
Emily Wagner (8th), Kyla Roy (19th) and Emy Legault (31st) did Canada proud in the Junior Girls race. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon