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CHRIS SILVER

Chris competed for Wales in the Commonwealth Games triathlon mixed relay in 2018 and has more recently moved to racing at a pro level over the half-ironman distance. Chris has achieved a number of top 10 pro finishes over this distance in the last few years

JODIE STIMPSON

Jodie has won multiple ITU World Triathlon Series events and won double gold at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and this year is stepping up to race middle distance races.

MATTHEW WRIGHT

Matthew is based in Cardiff and trains at the NTPC with Chris. He represents the caribbean island of Barbados and will be racing in the CAMTRI Pan-American Cup in 2020 as well as the ITU World Cups

HANNAH MOORE

Hannah is a two-time and current ITU World Champion, an ETU European champion and a three-time GBR Paratriathlon National champion based in Loughborough

MORGAN DAVIES

Morgan is a professional triathlete from Porthcawl, South Wales. With a background in draft legal racing, he has represented Great Britain at the World Champs as a Junior, and European Champs as an U23 & Senior Elite. International results include 2 Continental Cup victories and a World Cup 8th place finish. 

JOSH LEWIS

Josh is an experienced athlete having competed in competitions globally on the ITU circuit and the Commonwealth Games in 2018. Josh has recently been competing in PTO races, as well as a recent win at Outlaw Nottingham Half, and has also recently qualified for the Commonwealth Games again in 2022.

TARA GROSVENOR

Tara is a professional triathlete who is now based in South Devon; qualifying for her professional license after winning 4 International Ironman and Challenge branded Age Group races in 2018/19. Tara prefers Iron distance racing, with all professional Iron distance races to date with Top 10 placings; Roth, IM Tulsa and Finland.

BRAND AMBASSADORS

VICTORIA GUTHRIE

Victoria is a marathon runner by trade who has only recently taken up triathlon, with IronMan UK on the 2018 race calender. She is also an ambassador for Tri365, a global network for triathletes

COLIN IRVING

Colin started triathlon back in 1995 when he completed the first ever London Triathlon. He has since become a multiple IronMan Finisher with Lanzarote (x3), France, Wales, UK and Florida under his belt! 2020 saw travel and IM plans binned, so his aim for 2021 will be Lanzarote and Tenby, and hopefully working hard towards the ultimate trip to Kona! 

DAVID COLE

David is an ‘Ironman’ triathlete and has qualified to race in the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, Kona 2021, having qualified in Shanghai, China. He also won the European Age Group Duathlon gold medal in Kalkar, Germany and raced at the 70.3 World Champs in Nice 2019. He has an Ironman PB of 9.30 and a 70.3 PB of 4.08, with more in the tank…

EMMA AUSTIN

Emma only took up triathlon in 2017 having previously competed as a swimmer, but very quickly qualified to represent GB in 2019, and in that same year became Under 20’s European Sprint Triathlon Champion

HESTON SCOTTON

In her first season competing in duathlon, Hester became the European Middle Distance Champion in her AG. In 2019 she hopes to regain her title but also compete at the World Long Distance Duathlon Championships in Zofingen.

CARSON PRYCE

Carson is an aspiring triathlete from South Wales who currently races for Cardiff Tri Club.

LAURA ADDIE

Laura is the reigning 18-24 Ironman World Champion having stepped up to full Ironman distance in 2019. 

Looking forward to 2021 she is looking to take back her World Title out on the big island in Kona and is also planning to race Challenge Roth earlier in the year. 

Alongside training she is a Performance Coach for Tri Force Endurance and helps run First Stride Events who run Go Tri triathlons for children and beginners all over the county

NATHANIAL HARRIES

Nathanial is a Swansea based triathlete currently studying sports management in university. He trains and coaches at all levels/ages with a local triathlon club. He has been competing nationally since the age of 12 and represents Wales and GB in sprint distance events. One of his aims for 2021 is to podium at the AG World Championships being held in Canada

TOM MANSFIELD

Tom has competed in road and crit racing for 6 years having progressed from a 4th category rider getting lapped in the local crit scene to 4 years later being selected to race in the national road series and tour series events at an elite level. After a year off in 2020 Tom is now looking forward to new challenges on the bike in the coming years

RUSSELL EVANS

Russell took up triathlon in 2016  whilst living in the UAE. He quickly found a love for the sport and has since completed countless sprint and olympic distance events, and also 8 x IM 70.3’s helping him achieve AWA Silver status. He has also since qualified to represent GB at the 2021 ITU World Championships in Bermuda, and he’s a qualified BTF Level 1 coach

SUE PUGH

Sue is a Royal Air Force Physical Training Instructor and Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor. She has been competing in triathlons for 14years, concentrating her efforts in recent years on middle and long distance events. Sue is also the RAF Triathlon Head Coach whilst helping at local clubs to wherever she is located

TOM LEE-WAH

Tom is a huge follower of sport and has been participating in triathlon for the last 3 years, in which time Tom has completed 2 x IM70.3s, and a shed load of sprint and olympic distance triathlons. He has also completed numerous charity events, including a 12hr turbo bike ride continuously without a break for Cancer Research

IAN ORME

Ian is based in Abu Dhabi and has been involved in triathlons since 2012. He has qualified for 3 x Ironman 70.3 World Championships whilst also representing GBR on a number of occasions as an Age Group athlete. He represents his Aberdeenshire hometown club called “TrYthan”.  Ian aims to qualify for Kona and, with no lack of love for sport, wants to continue to encourage the development of triathlon & healthy lifestyle

LARA THOMAS

Lara grew up competing as a track athlete at a high level however after difficulties with injury and illness she took up cycling, where she focused on crit racing, time trials, cyclocross and MTB XC. Last year she made the decision that she wanted to compete in an Ironman and so signed up for IM Finland in August 2021. She did manage to race once in 2020 over Olympic Distance and in doing so managed to get selected for the GB AG European Cross Triathlon in September. Her main focus for the year will be building up to Finland with some Olympic and 70.3 events along the way, however she still wants to get involved in some local and regional TTs.

RACHEL BROWN

Rachel is a duathlete based in Cumbria, and is the 2021 English Duathlon Champion.  Rachel has her sights set on an elite qualification for the ITU World Duathlon Championships.  She is also aiming to continue to improve on her cycling by taking part in some local TT events.

RACE TEAM

GLP Race Team

Rolling into their 2nd year of competitive riding, CES Sport will once again be sponsoring the GLP Race Team and their elite rider, Michael Butler.

ProNoctis - Redchilli - Kjeldsen Race Team

A UK based women’s road team competing in the National Road and Circuit Series, Women’s Team Cup and the televised Tour Series as well as selected E-Racing events 

The six rider team of Amy Gornall, Charlotte Berry, Corinne Side, Mille Skinner, Poppy Thompson & Sam Fawcett is managed by Rick Lister who has chosen a mixture of youth and experience for the new team.
The team will compete on the new RedChilli WR1 Women’s Specific frame, with Schwalbe Pro One Tubless tyres fitted to CES RC38 Wheels to give us the perfect package

Directions For Men Race Team

Directions Racing Men’s cycling team are riding to raise awareness for Men’s Mental Heath under Directions 4 Men.

They aim to raise awareness to help D4M gain a larger following so more men can open up about mental health.

They will be doing many charity events this year to help raise fund and all racing and training camps will be to spread the message and help those that need it.

There are 15 riders in the team made up of Soldiers, Veterans, Chaplains, Emergency Services personel.