Part of the official XTRI World Tour, Canada Man Woman Xtreme Triathlon is the ultimate long-distance triathlon. It pays tribute to the Canadian builders who knew how to adapt to the harsh elements of nature and make the forest and the great expanses of Quebec their land of subsistence and belonging.
The athletes start at dawn with a 3.8km swim on Lac Mégantic, followed by a gruelling 180km cycle along the Route des Sommets with an elevation gain of 2500m. Finally, they face a 42km run along roads and trails with an emotional finish as they reach the Mont-Mégantic Observatory.
The North American stop of the XTRI World Tour, the Canada Man Woman long distance triathlon represents a challenge that is larger than nature. Its third edition was held on 6 and 7 July 2019 when 200 athletes from around the globe embarked on an extraordinary adventure from sunrise to sunset wit...
Following the success of the first edition of the Canada Man Woman Xtreme Triathlon, over 200 participants registered to be at the starting line of the 2018 event. Held on the weekend of 7-8 July 2018 in the Lac-Megantic, it was an extraordinary adventure for both for the athletes and a local com...
The first edition of the Canada Man Woman Extreme Triathlon was held on the weekend of 8-9 July 2017 in Lac-Mégantic, kicking off with a Sprint Triathlon on Saturday and followed by the main race on Sunday. 150 participants coming from 10 countries took to the start of the Extreme Triathlon in th...
Together Alone Canada Man & Woman 2019 Episode 1 Purpose
Welcomed to Quebec by an old friend, seasoned triathletes Mark & Caroline Livesey prepare for Canada Man/Woman 2019. As race day approaches, it becomes clear this will be no ordinary long course and dependency on their support crew will be crucial.
Together Alone Canada Man & Woman 2019 Episode 2 Endurance
Starting the swim alongside one another, both Mark and Caroline ready themselves for a long day. As each approach transition two, after nearly six hours on the bike, they are in seemingly different states of both body and mind. The crew try their best to keep them in high spirits.
Together Alone Canada Man & Woman 2019 Episode 3 Resilience
The race is certainly still on for Caroline, where as Mark plunges deeply into survival mode. With Ray digging deep in the darkness, the course reveals why it is renowned as Canada’s toughest triathlon. All wait hopefully at the top of the mountain to see who makes the finish.