VALU­ING SPORT INGTHE SUS­TAIN They

Triathlon Magazine Canada - - Front Page - By Suzanne Ze­lazo

get yelled at by race area res­i­dents, thrown up on by ex­hausted ath­letes, smeared in the sweat of stum­bling fin­ish­ers, spend hours in the heat or the rain or what­ever the el­e­ments yield, dol­ing out en­cour­age­ment and praise to ath­letes. We know them as vol­un­teers. Que­bec Ironman ath­lete Gabriel Filippi, knows they do so much more than just hand out wa­ter bot­tles. He will never for­get the kayak­ing swim course vol­un­teer who went above and be­yond her role in Mon­tTrem­blant in 2012.

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