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Congratulations to Dean Potapinski of Saskatoon, Danika Hercina of Saskatoon and Mike Verklan of Red Deer, Alberta. The three were the winners of the STAC Member survey for completing the online survey prior to the early bird deadline. The three each received a $50 gift certificate from Best Buy.
Saskatoon's Keisha Besler had a strong race in Sarasota Florida, on Saturday, March 8th to finish 13th at the 2014 North American Junior Triathlon Championships. Brammon Edwards, also of Saskatoon, also raced strong to finish 49th in the male division.
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The Saskatchewan Triathlon Association Corporation is proud to announce Frank Dunn as the recipient of the 2014 Builder Award for Triathlon. Triathlon as a sport had its modern beginnings in the early 1970's in California. By 1977, Hawaii had hosted it first Ironman and the inspiration for athletes everyone began. Saskatchewan was not far behind. Frank Dunn, along with 12 of his friends, planned and participated in the first triathlon in Saskatchewan in 1982. They decided on a 1 km swim in Waskesiu, 66 km bike from Waskesiu to Spruce Home, and a 17 km run from Spruce Home to Red Wing School. The Frank Dunn Triathlon was born! To this day, this race continues as one of the longest operating annual triathlon's in Canada.
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