Triathlon Ontario’s Intro to Visually Impaired Athlete & Guide Education Clinic
– Ideal for any visually impaired athlete interested in the sport or sighted athletes interested in becoming a guide –
June 8, 2017 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced that it has partnered with a number of organizations to offer a free introductory clinic for visually impaired athletes and sighted guides on June 24th in Ottawa at Mooney’s Bay.
Spots are limited to 10 athletes and 15 guides. This introductory clinic is ideal for any visually impaired athlete interested in the sport of triathlon or any sighted athlete interested in learning what is involved with becoming a guide.
The day’s schedule will consist of:
8 – 8:30 am Registration and Check In
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome & Introduction
8:45 – 9:15 am Sighted guide training
9:15 – 9:45 am Get ready for swim sessions
9:45 – 10:45 am Swim Sessions
10:45 – 11:00 am Transition to next activity
11 – 12:00 am Bike sessions
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch, and Question/Answer session
1 – 2:00 pm Run & Transitions
Triathlon Ontario would like to thank Fitness Dynamics, OBSA, Achilles Canada, The Shelley Gautier Para-Sport Foundation and the National Capital Aquatics Club for their contributions to making the clinic possible.
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. Visit Triathlon Ontario.com for the latest triathlon news, events, camps, and clinics.