Youths participate in triathlon program

TriPower Triathlon Club’s training camps are in full swing.

TriPower Triathlon Club’s training camps are in full swing with 45 kids, ages six to 14 taking part in the main program and another half dozen children from four to six participating in the mini camp.

The first week of the camp culminated in 33 TriPower athletes participating in the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon held on Saturday, July 14 in Penticton.

Special congratulations to Tri-Power’s first time racers:  Danny Nixon, Chloe Collins, Alyssa Dafoe, Emma Wagner and Ryland Wagner.

In the 6-7 division, Sean Peters placed second and Ryland Wagner fourth while Keirsten Sorensen placed third in the girls division.

In the 8-9 boys division, the top six were from TriPower with Quinten Pearson first, Connor Berrisford second, Noah Russill third, William Rodriguez fourth, Holden Berrisford fifth and Colby Yurkiw sixth. Tyler Piket rounded out this division with a great effort.

In the 8-9 girls division, Tayla Ingram won second place while Ashley McMillan and Emma Wagner both had great races as well.

In a close battle for third place in the boys 10-11 division, Keagan Ingram crossed the line two seconds ahead of Travis Kascak.  Owen Lemoine, Koen Buckingham, Nathan Piket and Evan Peters also raced hard in this division.

In the girls 10-11 field, Jaeda Yurkiw lead the way for TriPower in 7th and following were her teammates Hannah Wagner, Alyssa Dafoe, Becky Rodriguez and Delaney Sorensen.

Haley Berrisford took the win in the girls 12-13 division.  Teammates Emma Russill, Chloe Collins and Elena Selles all raced hard in this division as well.  In the 12-13 boys division Andrew Carlow and Ian Peters had solid races.

Riley Kascak ran his way up the field to fourth place in the 14-15 competitive boys division.  Danny Nixon had a great first-time performance posting the second fastest swim time in this division.

Elia Rodriguez had an outstanding personal performance and earned third place in the girls 14-15 division.

TriPower has several more races this season including the Summerland ORCA KOS race on Sunday, Sept. 2.


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