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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.

Olympic triathlon champion moves to sports entertainment business

Canadian triathlete/Olympic champion recently announced his retirement. 4:23

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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