Atheletes

Matt Sharpe in Sarasota, Florida

Last weekend. Matt Sharpe raced the North American Sprint Distance Championships in Sarasota, Florida.   His recap:   I raced it last year and finished in fifth place, and I was stoked. I went in to it with the mindset of just wanting to see where my fitness…

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Cozumel World Championships

The older couple I was sitting beside were very excited to be speaking with one of the “pros.” We were midway through our 20′ pond hopper flight from Cozumel to Cancun. The gentleman was asking about the race and the training of an elite athlete,…

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Ottawa Update from Matt Sharpe

  I’m currently in Ottawa spending time between our National Champs last weekend and the World Cup race in Montreal next week.   I had a great hit out at Nationals finishing in second spot for the Canadians and although my goal this year was…

Holten ITU

  September 1944 to April 1945 was a period of the Second World War referred to as the Liberation of the Netherlands. The First Canadian Army was tasked with the difficult duty of clearing new supply lines along the North Sea to help aid in…

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Q and A with Triathlete Matthew Sharpe

      About Matthew Sharpe   Matthew Sharpe is a recent addition to the Oak Bay Bicycles ambassador group.  While also a member of the Victoria Wheelers, Matt’s main focus is swimming, cycling, and running around globe in spandex.  Introduced to triathlon at a…

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4 in 4: “Podium Shot”

      Coming into this race I wasn’t exactly 100% confident. Our training the past six weeks hadn’t exactly been the kind of prep I would envision to perform for this specific event. But I’m not in charge of that all that stuff, and…