VALUING SPORT INGTHE SUSTAIN They
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.