Stampflee’s steady successes

One of Sooke’s dedicated triathlon athletes, Owen Stampflee, competed at the Subaru Vancouver Triathlon.

One of Sooke’s dedicated triathlon athletes, Owen Stampflee, was (as far as the records show) the only Sooke resident to compete at the Subaru Vancouver Triathlon.

Oh July 14, Stampflee participated in the Half Iron, which he completed in 4:49:37.

This is almost two minutes faster than his time in the Saunders Subaru Victoria Triathlon (5:51:30) and nearly six minutes better than his Shawnigan Lake time (4:55:32).

While these improvements might seem incremental, they do add up over time. In just over a year, Stampflee has improved his time by an impressive 25 minutes. When he ran the Victoria triathlon a year ago, he clocked in at 5:15:50.

The Half Iron includes a 1.9 km swim, a 90 km bike, and a 20 km run. There were 257 men competing in this event, and 100 women. Stampflee placed 10 out of 25 in his age category, and 63 amongst the male competitors.

Overall in the Vancouver Triathlon, Stampflee placed in the top 20 per cent of competitors, at 74 out of 370 participants.

We’re keeping our Sooke News Mirror eagle eyes on this one.

 

Just Posted

Sooke cannabis report does little to answer production questions

Council is trying to get ahead of the issue

Average housing prices would have to drop by $413,000 for Victoria to become affordable

Alternatively, salaries need to increase to $134,000 per year, more than double current levels

Bears have killed 17 people in B.C. since 1986

Number of bear complaints and bears killed rose sharply during same period

Oak Bay resident wins fight to remove tree

With St. Patrick Street tree removal, Oak Bay now aims to plant 6,401 trees

Victoria Weekender: What’s happening this weekend, June 15-16

Car Free YYJ, a barber battle and an Outdoor Discovery Day

You might not know these B.C. records are public

Hired a lawyer to file a civil claim? Those are published online

Teen stabbed after end-of-night limo dispute in downtown Vancouver

A young man, 19, is in serious condition following a dispute between two groups

B.C. bus driver loses case to get job back after texting while driving full bus

An arbitator ruled that Tim Wesman’s phone usage was a “a reckless disregard for public safety”

Revamped B.C. Lions set to battle veteran Winnipeg Blue Bombers

The Lions’ first test of the season will be a big one

No business case for Trans Mountain expansion, says former environment minister

Cabinet is expected to announce its decision on the expansion of the Alberta-to-B.C. pipeline by Tuesday

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

Convicted B.C. child abductor Randall Hopley back in custody 6 months after release

Correctional Services Canada could not provide further details due to privacy concerns

Three Albertans land ‘monster’ sturgeon in B.C.’s Fraser River

For angler who landed the exceptionally large sturgeon it was an ‘incredible dream come true’

Most Read