Courage in Calgary: Lessons from an IRONMAN 70.3

Nina recently completed the IRONMAN 70.3 Calgary, but it was far from easy. She experienced many different challenges during the race, but each challenge reminded her of a life lesson. Triathlon is Nina’s favorite sport because of the lessons that it can teach, even when things go wrong. Check out Nina’s Medium post detailing her race and the lessons she …

Top Five Books to Inspire Athletes

For over 20 years Nina has been participating in triathlon and other endurance sports. Each event takes mental and physical fortitude and toughness. Sometimes you have to dig deep and find that extra motivation in order to reach the finish line. Often that motivation comes from an inspiring or helpful book. Nina put together a list of five great books …

Nina Vaca Foundation cuts ribbon on village in Ecuador

Nina Vaca Foundation cuts ribbon on village in Ecuador

The Nina Vaca Foundation celebrated the opening of Villa de la Alegría in her home country of Ecuador with an official ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 21, 2018 to welcome 40 families into their new homes. Last year, Nina launched the TRI for Homes campaign to raise funds to build the community for victims of the devastating 2016 earthquake. She coupled her love …