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Simon Whitfield starting new life beyond finish line
Simon Whitfield is starting a new chapter. The Canadian triathlete announced his retirement Wednesday, bringing to a close a decorated career that included Olympic gold and silver medals and 14 World Cup victories.
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Simon Whitfield starting new life beyond finish line

Olympic triathlon champion moves to sports entertainment business

Posted:Oct 24, 2013 12:54 AM ET

Last Updated:Oct 24, 2013 1:05 AM ET

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    Simon Whitfield is starting a new chapter.

    The Canadian triathlete announced his retirement Wednesday, closing a decorated career that included Olympic gold and silver medals and 14 World Cup victories.

    Whitfield left competitive athletics to lead the Fantan Group’s sports entertainment division in Victoria.

    Watch his full interview with CBC News as he discusses what he's looking forward to most about retirement.

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