Archive for Triathlon

Tri…as you might

This year three of us decided to compete in the New Forest Triathlon (Olympic Distance) on the 6th July. This was the second triathlon we had each done… so we were confident we knew what to expect. We had it all planned out… oh yes we had it all planned out.

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WORLD DECATRIATHLON CHAMPION – Simon Bourne

Congratulations to Simon Bourne, who has just been crowned World Decatriathlon Champion in Monterray, Mexico. Competing in a grueling 24 mile swim, 1120 mile cycle and 262 mile run (the equivalent to 10 marathons!) the Norfolk based athlete has entered the record books by winning the 12 day event.

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Matt Sheeks – Ironman Update

You may have already heard about Matt Sheeks from our biography on him back in April (click here). But did you know about the challenges he has faced in the last year? We’re glad to say that he’s back fighting fit and is gearing up for the remainder of the season. It’s great to see [...]

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Matt Sheeks – Endurance Sports Junkie – Seattle, Washington

Endurance sports junkie Matt Sheeks grew up in the bicycle racing world, riding the road and track in high school. He transitioned to distance running in college, and ran under Coach Rob Conner at the University of Portland. The Portland Pilots were 9th in the 2005 Division 1 National-Cross Country Championships when Matt was on [...]

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Simon Bourne: Decaman

Simon Bourne is an ultra distance triathlete and triathlon coach who combines his passion for endurance challenges with a job a full time job. He has competed in some of the world’s toughest challenges including the Ultraman Challenge in Hawaii, where contestants swim six miles, bike 260 miles and run 2 marathons, all taking about [...]

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Iain Dawson: World Paratriathlon Champion

Iain Dawson is the current World, European and National Paratriathlete Champion. He takes time out from his busy schedule to give us an insight into his world of training and what his ambitions are for the forthcoming 2011 season.

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Melanie Ryding: GB Triathlete

As well as being a teacher Melanie is also a European and International Age Group Triathlete. In 2006 deciding she needed to lose some weight she began to train for her first triathlon which she completed in 2007 and went on to win a place on the GB team for the 2009 World Triathlon Championships [...]

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Mayur Ranchordas: GBR Triathlete

There are certain qualities that successful triathletes need to possess in order to succeed – determination, dedication and a hard work ethic. Mayur has all these in abundance.

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