Whistlers David Higgins continues to have a stellar season on the provincial triathlon circuit, finishing sixth overall in the Kelowna Apple Triathlon this past Sunday and first out of 47 athletes in the mens 35 to 39 age category.
His result was almost identical to Julys Squamish Triathlon, where Higgins was also sixth overall and first in his division.
The race was Olympic distance, with a 1,500 metre swim, a 40 km bike and a 10 km run.
Higgins was 10 th out of the water in 20 minutes, 33 seconds, then 20 th on the bike in 1:06:36. His best leg was the run where he had the fifth fastest time.
With transitions his total time was 2:06:47, just three minutes and seven seconds back of first overall in the age groups.
Bob Deeks also had a good race, placing 42 nd overall and fourth in the mens 45 to 49 age group with a time of 2:19:00.
Nils Robinson was just six spots back in 48 th overall, and was ninth in the mens 30 to 34 category in 2:19:55.
Megan Rose was ninth overall among close to 200 women, as well as third in the womens 25 to 29 category in 2:23:58.
Trent Argent was 14 th in the mens 30 to 34 race in 2:23:58.
Lina Augaitis was not too far back, finishing in 2:26:26 to place fifth in the womens 25 to 29 group.
Alisa Brownlee was sixth out of 27 racers in the womens 35 to 39 category in 2:33:55.
Kevin Brownlee was 26 th in the mens 35 to 39 category in 2:43:40.
In the Kelowna Kids of Steel triathlon the previous day, Pembertons Kai Riess placed 13 th in the boys 12-13 category.
Complete results are online at www.raceheadquarters.com.