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Ironman 70.3 Muskoka Preview

Canadians in the hunt for the podium on Sunday.

Nearly half of the professional field assembled for this Sunday’s fifth edition of Ironman 70.3 Muskoka is Canadian. And the home crowd would surely love to see them top the podium in both the men’s and women’s races.

After placing sixth twice, Caledon’s Sean Bechtel finished second last year and leads the Canadian charge along with Dave Harju, Martin Lamomontagne Lacasse, Mark Linesman, Tyler Lord, Andrew Russell, and Josh Seifarth.

They will face a strong challenge from some internationally known athletes such as Chris Legh, Tom Lowe, Mike Caiazzo, Luke Bell, and Courtney Ogden to name a few.

The Canadian women will be well represented by strong swim-bikers Tenille Hoogland and Ayesha Rollinson, along with Annie Gervais, Marie Danais, Christine Fletcher, Jenny Fletcher, Miranda Tomenson-Bharadwaj, Cindy Lewis, and Chantell Widney. The biggest challengers to the Canadian’s topping the podium will be Rachel Joyce, Michelle Vesterby, and Kelly Fillnow.

Ironman.com will have athlete tracking.

Pro Men

Sean Bechtel CAN

Dave Harju CAN

Martin Lamomontagne Lacasse CAN

Mark Linesman CAN

Tyler Lord CAN

Andrew Russell CAN

Josh Seifarth CAN

Mike Caiazzo

John Polson

Andrew Yoder

Guilherme Campos

Guy Crawford

Dylan McNeice

Tom Lowe

Courtney Ogden

Jason Watson

Kyle Pawlaczyk

Brandon Marsh

Swen Sunberg

Luke Bell

Cameron Good

Chris Legh


Marie Danais CAN

Christine Fletcher CAN

Jenny Fletcher CAN

Annie Gervais CAN

Tenille Hoogland CAN

Ayesha Rollinson CAN

Miranda Tomenson-Bharadwaj CAN

Cindy Lewis CAN

Chantell Widney CAN

Michelle Vesterby

Jennie Hansen

Kelly Fillnow

Rachel Joyce

Leslie Lamacchia