Desirae Ridenour runs out of the water

Desirae Ridenour


• Represented Canada in her first international multisport games at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, placing 17th in the individual event and helping Canada to a 4th place finish in the mixed team relay
• Competed in her first ITU World Triathlon Series event as an elite athlete in March 2018
• Won her first elite level race in June 2018 at the ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup in Osaka
• Won three gold medals in individual, women’s relay and mixed relay triathlon while representing British Columbia at the 2017 Canada Summer Games


Getting into the Sport: Participated in her first triathlon at age 4…  Older sister Christine is a former elite level competitor who represented Canada at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games… Was a mountain bike racer until she was 10… Outside Interests: Hobbies include hiking, skiing, going to the beach and shopping…Odds and Ends: Collects rocks from different destinations she visits…

Palmarès international

Commonwealth Games: 2018 - 17th (individual), 4th (mixed team relay)

ITU Grand Final (junior): 2018 - 8th (individual), 7th (mixed team relay); 2017 - 8th (individual); 2016 - 6th (individual), 6th (mixed relay)