Tales of triathlon, travel, and trails

About Me

My name is Amy, although my friends call me IronAmy. I am a dentist currently living in Calgary, Alberta.

I have been an athlete all my life, primarily participating in team sports – soccer, fieldhockey, and basketball. In University I took up running and eventually started triathlon in 2003 as a way to get through the winters in the frozen tundra known as Edmonton.

Since 2010 I’ve been focusing on long course triathlon, especially Ironman distance. I love the physical challenge, but even more than that, I love the mental challenge. I still haven’t been able to actually “race” an Ironman as I am the worst Ironman runner in the history of the sport!

I also love to surf and I love to travel. Nowadays, I try to combine surfing and triathlon/running into my travel plans. I love California (I used to live in LA) and I pretty much need a constant fix of California, and the ocean, to get me through the cold Canadian winters.

I have been a proud member of Team Betty Designs since 2014. Betty makes kick ass cycling, triathlon, swimming, and SUP gear and readily supports women athletes to be both strong and beautiful.


Betty Designs in Banff



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