Welcome to my Triathlon Journal! Here I’ll be posting write-up’s about my races, training stories, helpful tips that I’ve picked up (I think I learn something new every race), and anything else related to the world of triathlon that I feel is worth sharing!


I have always been quite active and involved in sports. As a youngster, I played competitive hockey, up until the age of 18. I still play recreationally during the winter months, which is a nice little break from all the swimming, biking and running! I also was an all-star basketball player in high school, and a member of the school football team.

During my years at the University of Waterloo, I played wide receiver on the Waterloo Warriors Varsity Football team. Maybe all that sprint training has helped my speed now!!

After university and the end to my not-so-illustrious football career, I spent a couple years looking for another way to get those competitive juices flowing. In the summer of 2004, I took up running, and ran my first half-marathon in Niagara Falls. My good friend Blair had tried his first triathlon that summer, and it was shortly after the half-marathon that I found myself at the bike show purchasing an entry-level road bike!

In the summer of 2005, I began my multi-sport career. Not being a swimmer, my first event was the Peterborough Sprint Duathlon. A couple weeks later, I managed to complete my first Try-a-Tri in Grimsby (without drowning), and I was hooked. Over the next six weeks, I completed two sprint distance races, and already began plans for the Peterborough Half-Ironman in 2006.

My 2006 race reports will be posted shortly, as will a page summarizing all my race results, so check back soon! It’s nice to know that people are reading, so please leave comments or contact me!