Friday, January 9, 2009

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Wainwright indoor triathlon helps wounded troops

Master Warrant Officer Todd D ┬┤Andrade competes in the swimming event of the Wounded Warrior Challenge held at the Peace Memorial Multiplex in Wainwright.

Master Warrant Officer Todd D ´Andrade competes in the swimming event of the Wounded Warrior Challenge held at the Peace Memorial Multiplex in Wainwright.

Monday, January 05, 2009
CFB/ASU Wainwright, Alberta – The Wounded Warrior Challenge was held on November 27 to raise money for The Sapper Mike McTeague Wounded Warriors Fund.

"This was pretty good for our first kick at the cat," said Warrant Officer Gerry Olsen of Land Force Western Area Training Centre (LFWA TC). "There was a good turnout and we managed to raise about $600 for a great cause."
Captain Crystal Kipping-Wyatt, the Base Personnel Selection Officer, runs the third leg of the event for her team.
Captain Crystal Kipping-Wyatt, the Base Personnel Selection Officer, runs the third leg of the event for her team.


The fundraiser, a condensed indoor triathlon, is a concept introduced by WO Olsen and the staff of the Personnel Support Programs (PSP).

"We designed the Challenge in a way that the participants can demonstrate their physical capabilities in a condensed period of time," said WO Olsen.

The challenge required giving the maximum effort for 15 minutes in the pool, on a stationary bike and on a 200 m track....


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