Meet the Tri-ers
The Virgin Active London Triathlon is for everyone, but it helps to know you are in good company. We work with a number of semi-professional and professional athletes to bring you tips and advice on how to get the best time you can for your triathlon.
A former rower, Stuart has been the fastest British amateur athlete at the ironman World Championships in Hawaii on two occasions.
A teacher, athlete and qualified coach, Declan was the top Irish finisher at the Ironman World Championships in 2010.
A publisher at Haymarket, Jenny is an accomplished triathlete with an overall win at Norseman in 2008 at the top of her resumé.
Also from a rowing background, Tim has regularly finished as the top British amateur athlete at Ironman races around the world.
Married with four children, Matt was voted the top British amateur triathlete of the year for 2011.
In his first serious year of triathlon in 2011, Sam had some exceptional results.
A former five time national champion and World and European team gold medallist, Richard has a long list of achievements as a professional.
In 2010, Alison was overall amateur champion at the 70.3 World Championships in Clearwater.
Jodie is the current Virgin Active London Triathlon champion and aims to repeat her victory in 2012.