As a member of Triple Threat Triathlon Club, I have a responsibility to:

  1. Maintain and enhance the dignity and self-esteem of Triathlon Manitoba Members and other Individuals by:
    1. Demonstrating respect to individuals regardless of body type, physical characteristics, athletic ability, gender, ancestry, colour, ethnic or racial origin, nationality, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religion, religious belief, political belief, disability or economic status;
    2. Focusing comments or criticism appropriately and avoiding public criticism of athletes, coaches, officials, organizers, volunteers, employees and members;
    3. Consistently demonstrating the spirit of sportsmanship, sports leadership and ethical conduct;
    4. Acting, when appropriate, to prevent or correct practices that are unjustly discriminatory;
    5. Consistently treating individuals fairly and reasonably;
    6. Ensuring that the rules of triathlon, and the spirit of such rules, are adhered to.
  2. Refrain from any behavior that constitutes harassment, where harassment is defined as comment or conduct directed towards an individual or group, which is offensive, abusive, racist, sexist, degrading or malicious. Types of behavior that constitute harassment include, but are not limited to:
    1. Written or verbal abuse, threats or outbursts;
    2. The display of visual material which is offensive or which one ought to know is offensive;
    3. Unwelcome remarks, jokes, comments, innuendos or taunts;
    4. Leering or other suggestive or obscene gestures;
    5. Condescending or patronizing behavior which is intended to undermine self esteem, diminish performance or adversely affect working conditions;
    6. Practical jokes which cause awkwardness or embarrassment, endanger a person’s safety or negatively affect performance;
    7. Any form of hazing;
    8. Unwanted physical contact including touching, petting, pinching or kissing;
    9. Unwelcome sexual flirtations, advances, requests or invitations;
    10. Physical or sexual assault;
    11. Behaviors such as those described above that are not directed towards individuals or groups but have the same effect of creating a negative or hostile environment; or
    12. Retaliation or threats of retaliation against an individual who reports harassment.
  3. Refrain from any behavior that constitutes sexual harassment, where sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual comments and sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or conduct of a sexual nature. Types of behavior that constitute sexual harassment include, but are not limited to:
    1. Sexist jokes;
    2. Display of sexually offensive material;
    3. Sexually degrading words used to describe a person;
    4. Inquiries or comments about a person’s sex life;
    5. Unwelcome sexual flirtations, advances or propositions;
    6. Persistent unwanted contact;
    7. Sexual assault.
  4. Refrain from the use of power or authority in an attempt to coerce another person to engage in inappropriate activities.
  5. In the case of adults, avoid consuming alcohol in situations where minors are present, and take reasonable steps to manage the responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages in adult-oriented social situations associated with Triathlon Manitoba events.
  6. Respect the property of others and not willfully cause damage.
  7. Abstain from the non-medical use of drugs or the use of performance-enhancing drugs or methods.
  8. Comply at all times with the Bylaws, policies, rules and regulations of Triathlon Manitoba, as adopted and amended from time to time.
  9. Adhere to all Federal, Provincial, Municipal or host country laws.

By Mail:

Triple Threat Triathlon Club c/o 140 Stanier St. Winnipeg, MB R2L 1N3