lisa’s bio


about lisa

Lisa Mensink is a 2008 Olympian. The Dutch-Canadian Triathlete is based in Calgary, Canada. Lisa plans to race for the podium in the Half Ironman, ITU races & non-drafting Olympic distance in 2014 & beyond.


lisa by the numbers

  • 2003

    The year of my first triathlon, on my sister’s mountain bike

  • 10

    Number of years swimming competitively, 4 with the University of Calgary Swim Team

  • 26

    'Status' flight segments flown on Star Alliance airlines in 2009

  • 2

    Number of siblings, one sister and one brother

  • 9

    Number of pairs of running shoes that I currently have on the go

  • 2

    Number of BSc Honours degrees earned in University; Geology & Environmental Science

  • 7

    Years I worked as a full-time Geologist

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