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Submitted photo: Tony Biernacki and Kristen Bridges show off their medals from the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii last October.

Local couple competes at Hawaii Ironman

Pembroke is the home of two of the world’s best age group endurance athletes. Kristen Bridges and Tony Biernacki have recently returned from an adventure of a lifetime. Ironman is the pinnacle of Triathlon racing that involves a 3.8-kilometre swim followed by a 180-km bike then to top it off a 42-km run.

Denny Morrison is working on regaining his peak speedskating form in time for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

Morrison working towards Olympics

There are days when the frustration borders on demoralization for speedskater Denny Morrison in his dual recovery from a stroke and near-fatal motorcycle accident in the span of a year.