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Whistler Northern Lights Surprise Ironman Competition

07/28/2014 06:30 EDT | Updated 07/28/2014 06:59 EDT

As hundreds of athletes competed through the evening at the Subaru Ironman race in Whistler on Sunday, photographer David McColm looked up and snapped some breathtaking images.

whistler northern lights

whistler northern lights

While the scene was stunning, he noted that the northern lights weren't very big and didn't last for long.

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