BREAKOUT YEAR

KRIS­TEN MARCHANT

Triathlon Magazine Canada - - FEATURES -

At this year’s St. An­thony’s Triathlon in Florida, up-and-com­ing pro Kris­ten Marchant found her­self swimming neck and neck with three-time Kona cham­pion Mirinda Car­frae. “Be­fore I got into triathlon, I watched the 2010 broad­cast of Kona and watched her run through the field to vic­tory – it was amaz­ing. I’ve looked up to her since I started in the sport,” Marchant says. “So that was pretty much the coolest thing that’s ever hap­pened.” Though Marchant didn’t have the day she was hop­ing for at St. An­thony’s (it was her first race of the year and a nag­ging hip is­sue left her

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