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ATHLETES

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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.

SAM WADE

Sam has multiple British & BUCS titles to his name since starting the sport back in 2010. After a short break, Sam made his return to elite racing in 2019 with a 3rd at Challenge Lisboa in his first middle distance start as a professional athlete. Most recently he placed 3rd at the PTO supported Outlaw Holkham Half event and will be looking for further successes amongst the pro ranks in 2022 and beyond.

Supported athletes

triathletes

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…

Carys Hughes

CARYS MAI HUGHES

Carys, Wales’ 2022 Triathlon Bombshell!
Recently breaking into the triathlon scene, qualifying for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in her first ever Ironman, and stepping away from full time work to pursue full time triathlon. Surrounded by a team of world class coaches, her journey is one to watch this year with an exciting and ambitious 2022 race calendar. She plans to propel to pro status, challenging the status quo of female triathlon!

time trialists

LARA THOMAS

Lara started competing in triathlon in 2020, during her first season she was able to gain selection to represent GB AG in cross triathlon and duathlon. She completed her first ironman distance triathlon in 2021 finishing 6th in IM Tallinn which added to previous podium place finishes at Outlaw 70.3. Without a doubt the bike is her strongest leg and she enjoys being competitive in TTs from 10-100 miles. Next season her aim is to build on her first IM by competing in IM Frankfurt as well as hoping to challenge PBs and performances over all TT distances.

JOSH TARLING

duathletes

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.

cyclists

DAVID PRITCHARD

David has never won a bike race in his life but has always ridden his bike in his beloved Yorkshire. David is an experienced cyclist who had competed in road, cross and mtb. Cycling today is much more about keeping fit, fun, coffee and undertaking challenges like Roubaix, Flanders, Alpine climbs and the C2C. 

ZOË WESTERMAN

Zoë is a qualified British Cycling Coach, has a degree in Sport Science and works as a cycling development officer. She was named in Cycling UKs 100 Women in Cycling in 2018, for her work in encouraging others to get into the sport and for the events she organises through her own business. 
Originally from Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Zoë is now based in Yorkshire. 

RACE TEAM

CX Cartel 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.

365 Shutt

365-Shutt are a new team to proudly be supported by CES Sport. Carl (Team Director) and Tom (DS) set the team up with 2 things in mind, racing bikes and having fun doing it. They’re a team based in the West Midlands and have ambitions to showcase themelves and their sponsors in many different disciplines from road and criterium racing to cyclocross, sportive and charity events. They’re still a small team but they have big ambitions over the coming years, so keep an eye out for them!

ProNoctis - Rotor - Redchilli 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.