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Frankfurt 2003 & 2007

Athlete Biography

One of the pioneers of UK triathlon since 1984.


GB national squad 1988-2000; Representing GB elite team at several European Long Distance Championships; 30 x 9hr IM finishes.


Hawaii Ironman World Champships on four occasions, 1988 (115th); 1998 (95th); 2005 (5th AG) and 2009 (6th AG)


British Veteran Mountain Bike Champion in 1999.


National Mountain Bike Series Champion 1999.


British Cyclocross Championship- Bronze 1999.


British Recordholder - In 2000 I set a new Veterans age standard of 8hrs 52mins for the Ironman in Austria.

Vital Statistics

Date of Birth:10/11/1959

Age: 55

Born: Okehampton, Devon

Nationality: British

Hometown: London

Years in Triathlon: 30

Height: 172cm - Weight: 63kg

Education: The Exeter School & London University

Occupation: Triathlon Coach

Hobbies: Gardening; Music; Skiing and Snowboarding

Marital status: Married

Children: None

Typical training week: 6-15 hours

Highlights of Results

1989 London Marathon 2hrs 33mins 04sec
1998 Hawaii Ironman 95th Place 9hrs 44mins
2000 Ironman Austria. 26th Place 8hrs 52 mins
2000 World Long Course Champs, Nice 53rd place, Silver Medal 40-44
2003 Ironman Germany 24th place, Gold in age 40-44
2003 Ironman Lanzarote 21st place, Gold 40-44
2004 Ironman Lanzarote 18th place, Bronze in age 40-44 (1st British Finisher)
2005 Hawaii Ironman World Champs - 5th age group
2007 Weymouth Half Distance- 1st Place
2007 Ironman Germany, Frankfurt 9hrs 13mins 46th
2007 Ironman Canada 25th place in 9hrs 40mins
2009 Karnten Ironman Austria 5th July - 9hrs 26mins - 1st AG 50-55
2009 Hawaii Ironman World Championships 10th Oct- 10hr 2 mins - 6th AG 50-55 
2010 CHALLENGE - ROTH, GERMANY-July - 9hrs 40mins - 2nd AG 50-55 
2011 CHALLENGE - ROTH, GERMANY-July - 9hrs 22mins - 2nd AG 50-55
2012 British Olympic Distance Champs - Milton Keynes - 1st AG 50-55
2012 70.3 IRONMAN MALLORCA -May 1st AG 50-55
2013 Frankfurt Ironman European Champs - July 9hrs 45mins - 5th AG 50-55

To win my age group in Hawaii World Championships


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