Rayleigh , United Kingdom
Richard enjoys working with triathletes and newcomers who want to challenge themselves whatever their age, ability and gender. With a commitment to training and a goal to strive for Richard can help triathletes produce amazing results.
Richard has been a keen triathlete since he stumbled across it in 1999. His initial foray into sprint distance races morphed year on year until his first Ironman in 2003. He has since competed in six Ironman and many half ironman and olympic distance events whilst still enjoying the challenge of shorter races. He has represented GB in World Duathlon championships, both short and long.
Training for triathlon has opened up numerous other opportunties for him across the swim / bike / run disciplines both in a competitive events (such as several London Marathons) numerous sportives across Europe and the UK and more leisurely pursuits including a Lands End / John O'Groats ride.
Richard was actively involved in the East Region of Triathon England for ten years and was the Triathlon England director for the Eastern Regions for four of those. In 2006 he received the Volunteer of the Year award from Triathlon England for his work within his club, as a coach,a race organiser and for his contribution to the 'Kids of Steel' initiative.