Manchester , United Kingdom
Ex UK Armed Forces Physical Training Instructor, The Royal Corps of Signals.
When Chris wasn't involved in "Comms things" part of his Military service involved coaching numerous sports, teaching exercise & rehab classes, organising military & sporting events and physically testing, educating and motivating soldiers.
Since leaving the Armed Forces his passion for the outdoors and adventure remains - in his spare time he's successfully raced triathlon at a variety of distances, specialising at the Ironman distance (Swim 2.4 miles, Bike 112 miles & Run 26.2 miles), competing globally, qualifying for 7 Triathlon World Championships and representing GB at the 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2010 Ironman Triathlon World Championships, Kailua - Kona, Hawaii, USA.
Despite these achievements, Chris does not come from a swim, bike, run or triathlon
background. He played team sports in the Armed Forces, representing The Royal Corps of Signals and The Army (Germany). His journey into endurance sports started in 2002 whilst he was recovering from a knee injury, he began to train for a sprint triathlon.