Entries by melanie

2020 Tri The Dirt XTERRA Victoria

May 17-19, 2020 Tri The Dirt XTERRA Victoria is coming May 17-19, 2020!  Come to beautiful Victoria and ride some of the amazing network of singletrack the Garden City has to offer. You should plan to be in Victoria for a 5:30pm swim session on Friday night May 15.  The camp will run to approximately […]

2019 NDSS Hall of Fame Induction

I was inducted into my high school’s hall of fame on June 6, 2019 along with the 1977-1978 boy’s basketball team.  Thank you so much to Glenn Johnson and Gunnar Myhrer for the welcome and invitation.  The gifts were perfect 😉 It was appropriate that my dad accompanied me to the event because he has […]

2018 Tri The Dirt XTERRA Victoria

Signup is open for TRI THE DIRT XTERRA Victoria and our second edition is going to be EVEN BETTER!  This camp is specifically focused on the XTERRA Victoria course and athletes who have signed up for XTERRA Victoria race save $25 and alumni from Tri The Dirt Bear Mountain save an additional $25!  We are […]

2018 Bear Mountain Canada Cup

I kicked off 2018 by jumping into the elite race at the Bear Mountain Canada Cup on Saturday.  It was a lot of fun for every minute of racing I had. I was happy to see my old pals from mountain biking out racing at Bear Mountain Canada Cup either in the elite or masters […]

XTERRA Tri The Dirt Promo

Go Camping with 3X XTERRA World Champ, Melanie McQuaid  From www.xterraplanet.com by Pamela Hunt Close your eyes and imagine your ideal coach. Tough, kind, incredibly knowledgeable, totally trustworthy, and maybe a bit of a badass.   If you just imagined three-time XTERRA World Champ Melanie McQuaid, you are in luck. This year, McQuaid will be […]

Off-road Triathlon Technical Skills

Off-road Triathlon Technical Skills (Previously published in the print edition of  Triathlon Magazine Canada) Working on technical skills is important if mixing some off road triathlon in an otherwise paved season is in your race plans  Off road racing technical skills are important as the course is a challenge in itself.  Once you have the technical […]