Declan Doyle

Stuart Anderson IMkona Medal

Name:Declan Doyle
Age:37
Height:171cm
Weight:68kg
Occupation:Teacher
Sports History:Gallic Football. Cross Country/Athletics. Semi-Pro Football Canada. Triathlon 2005.
Sporting Highs:Qualifying for Kona for the first time in IM NZ 2007.
Goals:To complete an IM in Sub 9 hours.
What Motivates you to Train & during Racing :Hard Work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. During a race I focus on getting through and not letting myself down.
Personal Motto or Favourite Quote :Begin at the beginning and go till the end: and the stop' Alice in Wonderland.
Fastest Ironman & 70.3 Finishing Times:IM Switzerland July 2010 9.18.(long swim) Big Woody 3rd. 2008.
Fastest Olympic & Sprint Finishing Times:I don’t get out of bed for sprints!
Favourite Swim, Bike or Run Session:40 x 100s off 1.30 (paddles/pull buoy) - this hurts! 30x 800 on 3 mins with 200 float.
Favourite Strength & Conditioning Exercise:Calf raises for a weak achilles
Most important strength or flexibilty exercise to keep you injury free:
What would be your cycling or triathlon tip to the average athlete:Big Gears make you strong! Don’t worry if u are a poor swimmer… 80% of triathletes are!
My Bikes:Felt TT, Scott Spark 35 (MTB).
My Wheels:Zipp 404s. 1080.
My Wetsuits:Blue Sevety
My Running Shoes:Avia Avi Bolts - Avia Quest.
My Clothing:Blue Seventy
My Nutrition:Maxifuel. High 5 Extreme.
My Heart Rate Monitor and Bike Computers:Garmin Bike Comp. PowerTap Hub.
Other Kit used or Sponsors:Oakley
My Coach:self coached
My Physio:Physio4Life (Putney)
My Massage:Chris Ball. (Private)
My Blog or Website:blogs.teamtbb/tamsinlewis