Chrissie Wellington, one of the greatest female Ironman triathletes of all-time and four time World Champion will be at The Triathlon Show 2013 on 1st to 3rd March.
Visitors to the show will be able to meet Chrissie at the Brooks stand, H6 on Saturday at 14:45 and Sunday at 12:30. In addition, to being able to ask her questions of what it takes to reach the top of the sport and hints and tips, you can buy a get a signed copy of her hugely successful book, ‘A life without limits ’ from the Brooks stand. Part memoir, travel diary, and training guide, this book is Chrissie’s first-hand account of her unlikely rise to the top. In addition to her personal story, Chrissie shares training tips, stories and lessons from around the globe, and what it takes to be a champion in competitive sport. It ’s a must-read for all with an interest in the sport.
The Queen of Kona will also be holding Q&A sessions in the 220 Theatre at 1.30pm on Saturday and 11.30am on the Sunday. Make sure you arrive early to get a seat!
The undefeated champion of Triathlon has won 13 Ironman titles and set a new World Record of 8 hours19:13 at Quelle Roth Germany in 2010, which cut over 14 minutes from the previous record; she was only beaten by six men. She went on to improve this time by another minute in the 2011 race. She also set a new world record for the fastest ever Ironman sanctioned event at Ironman South Africa in April 2011. In 2009 she was voted ‘”Sunday Times” Sportswoman of the Year ‘ and in 2010 was awarded the MBE.
To book tickets and to order your signed copy of the book, go to tcrshow.com.
In addition to seeing Chrissie Wellington, visitors to the Triathlon Show will be able to run in a 10k, 5k or 2k race, as well as gain lots of information from major triathlon brands. Whether the visitor is new to multi-sport racing or a veteran long-course triathlete, The Triathlon Show will provide information on everything from training plans to choosing the right kit, nutrition options to how to avoid injury and how to improve your stroke.