Canada Summer Games Criteria Released and Provincial Holiday Camp Registration Now Open
– Three day camp featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Glenroy Gilbert –
December 13, 2016 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, released its 2017 Canada Summer Games qualification criteria and opened registration for its three day Youth and Junior Provincial Development camp featuring Olympic Gold Medalist and Canadian National track coach, Glenroy Gilbert.
Provincial Development Camp
Triathlon Ontario is offering both Provincial Team and non-Provincial Team athletes an opportunity to train together in Ottawa from December 28th – 30th.
This is a general fitness camp with 7 hours of swimming with a run skills session with Olympic Gold Medalist, Glenroy Gilbert. The work with Gilbert, the current Canadian Olympic sprint and relay coach, will focus on top end speed drills and information you can bring into your run strength and technical training at home.
There will also be 4-5 hours of bike training including 1-2 sessions of swim/bike brick workouts.
Canada Summer Games Criteria
The primary objective of Triathlon Ontario is to develop a team in both genders that will maximize total podium performance. Triathlon Ontario will strive to build a team that will be competitive across all events (Individual, gender relays and mixed relay).
The selection process for the 2017 Canada Summer Games will be a multi-step process. The first step is to submit a Declaration of Intent to Qualify as a Team member. The due date for step one is January 20, 2017 – no exceptions. Only athletes who have submitted a Declaration of Intent before the deadline will be identified as CSG talent pool athletes and will be eligible for consideration.
The second step will consist of a series of mandatory testing and assessments as well as race performance evaluations. Athletes must participate in all testing and assessment processes.
Athletes can qualify directly under the following race performances provided they comply with all requirements as it pertains to participation in camps and other CSG activities:
1) One spot per gender will be allocated to any eligible Ontario athlete who finishes in the top three at the 2017 CAMTRI Junior North American Championships on March 11, 2017 in Sarasota, Florida provided the athlete complies with all requirements as it pertains to participation in camps and other CSG activities
2) Subject to availability, two spots per gender will be allocated to any eligible Ontario athlete who finishes in the top twelve in the Class A Finals June 18, 2017 at the Ottawa International Triathlon CAMTRI Premium Continental Cup.
Final Team Selection
The final team selection will include four males and four females (3 team members + 1 alternate* for each gender). Team members will be selected through observation and analysis of a combination of:
• Race performance
• Training process
• Testing and evaluations
Please click here for the full Qualification Criteria.
About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.