Growing up in British Columbia, Canada, Angela Naeth, known in the triathlon world for her prowess on the bike, is a multiple 70.3 Ironman Champion, twenty-five 70.3 podium finisher, Ironman 2014 Chattanooga Champion (her third Ironman) and the 2015 North American Ironman Champion with her scorching under 9-hour performance!
With a Masters degree in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s in Health Sciences, Angela graduated in 2005 and worked as a pediatric and orthopaedic physiotherapist for three years. In 2008, she competed in her first triathlon and shortly thereafter made the jump into full-time racing.
Her recent victory in the Ironman distance was pivotal in her pursuit of punching her first ever entry ticket to the Ironman World Championships. She is now focused on the Ironman distance already going under the infamous 9-hours in two Ironmans (including winning the North American Ironman Championships in 2015.
Hometown: Prince George, BC Canada
Previous sports: Middle distance track
First triathlon: 2008
Years as a professional: 5
Pre-race meal: Redbull and applesauce
Hobbies: Netflix!, reading, writing, hiking, addicted foodie!
Favorite Foods: dark chocolate, salmon, grapes, almond butter, coffee, black licorice.
Favorite workout: Long rides in the mountains
Favorite places: Bend OR, Boulder CO, and Kona HI