The Whistler Club is run by a dedicated team of volunteers, who all have a passion for triathlon. The committee meets every two months and input from our members is always encouraged. If you have anything you wish to discuss, contact the Club Secretary via

President: Kristian Manietta

Kristian first came to Whistler in the 90s as a young Australian Professional Snowboarder, in what now seems like a lifetime ago! After finishing up his snowboard career in 2002, he and his wife Charlotte fell deep into triathlon. Kristian started his own triathlon coaching business (TriSpecific) and raced everything from sprint distances to Ironman, qualifying for Kona twice with two sub 9 finishes. Charlotte had a short but successful professional career. They moved to the Australian triathlon mecca of Noosa where their training could thrive.


In 2014 Kristian's family moved back to Whistler with their then 3-year-old son on a 'one year' adventure. 

Three years on, Whistler is the place they call home. Kristian has fallen in love with mountain life; ultramarathons, ski touring and ripping around the mountain on boards, bikes or skis with his son.

Vice President - Dean Eggleton

Hailing from Sydney, Australia but now a permanent resident of Canada. Deans love for endurance sports stretches back to primary school but after taking a hiatus whilst traveling the world through his 20's, living in the mountains drew him back into the sport and its community. Relatively new to triathlons, Dean is looking forward to making it a lifelong passion and getting ingrained in and growing and developing sports & healthy lifestyle in the Sea to Sky community.

Secretary - Karen Norton

Karen has been in living the dream in Whistler since 2010 and dove into all the outdoor adventuring this town has to offer. After a few summers of Obstacle Course racing and ultra-running, she switched gears to triathlon in 2015 and hasn’t looked back. When she's not training for her next race, Karen can be found camping or ski touring.

Want to help? We're always looking for more members to join the board of directors! Email for more information.