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 I joined my first swim team when I was seven years old in Toronto. The following summer, my parents encouraged me to do a KOS triathlons or fun. I got my first road bike for Christmas when I was 9 years old but after a few summer of racing triathlons I decided to focus on swimming through middle school while still running at my school for fun. When I started grade 9, school running started to get a lot more serious. I couldn't decide between just running or swimming, so I chose to do both and focus on tris.


Home town Port Hope, Ontario
First ever triathlon  Lakeside KOS
Trinity College School '15
Brown University '20
Most memorable races
  • Junior North American Championships 2016
  • German Bundesliga races Kraichgau and Inglostadt
  • Kitzbuhel Jr European cup 2016
Favorite Music Indie
Favorite TV Show Breaking Bad, House of Lies
Favorite Movie
Pulp Fiction, Wolf of Wall Street, Shawshank Redemption
Favourite Quote
"There are no secrets. It's just hard work" - Walt Rider 
"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe" - Abraham Lincoln
Favourite post-race meal  
Long Term Goals
  • Win an olympic medal
Social Media
Twitter: @OliverBlecher
  • Kinetico
  • Royal Containers
  • Benson Steel
  • C3
  • LiUNA
  • Nineteen Wetsuits
  • Athlete's Care