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.
She is now currently ranked among the top triathletes in the world - with 2 sub-9 hour IRONMAN performances, 30+ podiums at the 70.3 and Ironman distances. Angela continues to pursue her career in these distances.
Giving back - Angela created a women's triathlon/cycling community in 2017. www.iracelikeagirl.com. Growing in numbers, iracelikeagirl is her ability to support others in the sport of triathlon.
Hometown: Prince George, BC Canada
Previous sports: Middle distance track
First triathlon: 2008
Years as a professional: 8
Pre-race meal: Redbull and applesauce
Favorite Foods: salmon, grapes, almond butter, coffee, black licorice.
Favorite workout: Long rides in the mountains
Favorite places: Boulder CO, Lake Placid NY