About Angela Naeth

Growing up in British Columbia, Canada, Angela Naeth, known in the triathlon world for her prowess on the bike, is a multiple 70.3 and Ironman Champion, 36+ 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!

 In 2018, Angela, while battling Lyme disease, placed 8th at the Ironman World Championships with a time of 8:57.

 With a Masters degree in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s in Health Sciences, Angela graduated in 2005 and worked as a pediatric and orthopedic 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 3 sub-9 hour IRONMAN performances, 30+ podiums at the 70.3 and Ironman distances. Angela continues to pursue her career in these distances and build awareness around Lyme, and Women in Sport.  She now races Gravel and place 6th in her first UNBOUND gravel race in 2021! 

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
Resides in:  South Easton, Massachusetts
Previous sports: Middle distance track
First triathlon: 2008
Years as a professional: 10
Pre-race meal: Banana and Applesauce
Favorite Foods: salmon, grapes, almond butter, coffee, black licorice.
Favorite workout: Long rides in the mountains
Favorite places: Kona, HI, St. Coix, and Lake Placid NY

Angela Naeth Coaching

  • RunTriMag

    Explore blogs and articles written by Angela for RunTriMag

  • Top 10 at Unbound Gravel

    Angela's top 10 finish at Unbound Gravel written for triathlete.com in 2021.

  • Pearl Izumi Crew

    Articles featuring Angela from Pearl Izumi's blog.



Welcome to the IRaceLikeAGirl Podcast, where Angela Naeth and Amy Woods talk about all things sport and life.

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