Lynn Van Dove earned a reputation as one of the top triathlon race directors in the world for her work organizing Penticton’s Ironman Canada race during the 1980s. She actively developed the sport internationally, serving as a Canadian delegate at the International Triathlon Federation’s inaugural meeting in Amsterdam in 1987.
Lori Bowden is an Ironman World Champion and winner of 11 Ironman titles. Bowden claimed the second fastest Ironman Triathlon time by a woman ever.
Kristine Chambers, a successful triathlete, coach and teacher on the world stage, also founded Exceleration: Triathlon and Multi-sport Club with the goal of creating a positive sporting environment for lower-income children and youth.