For a decade now Ironman Mont-Tremblant has been considered one of the world’s premier Ironman races. It burst onto the Ironman calendar in 2012 with a challenging, but fair course that featured newly-paved roads and spectacular scenery. There was an enthusiastic community that seemed determined to ensure that the athletes would have the experience of a lifetime.
It was such a successful sight that in 2014 Ironman chose to host its first world championship outside the United States there, beginning a world-wide rotation for the 70.3 worlds at the picturesque ski resort in the heart of the Laurentians.
As we reported earlier this month, the resort and Ironman have agreed to discontinue the full-distance race in Mont-Tremblant, but will continue the 70.3 race. We were on hand to capture the day in pictures: