Tasmin Lewis

Stuart Anderson IMkona Medal

Name:Tamsin Lewis
Age:31
Height:168cm
Weight:54-56kg
Occupation:Doctor/Psychiatrist
Sports History:Tetrathlon as a youngster (swim/target shooting/eventing (equine)/run) - Regional Champ. Triathlon since 2007.
Sporting Highs:Finishing my first Olympic distance Tri and qualifying for World AG Champs. Northampton 07. Winning Gold at World AG Champs Spet 09
Goals:To win an IronMan - one day! Swim sub 55minsÂ… Ride Sub 5, Run 3hr marathon. Failing that to be the best I can be ;)
What Motivates you to Train & during Racing :Knowing that my competitors are out there training hard. During racing by the run I'm thinking of the finish line and sitting down the other side! Always finish strong.
Personal Motto or Favourite Quote :"We become what we do" Paulo Coehlo.
Fastest Ironman & 70.3 Finishing Times:No IM yet. Only IM 70.3 renowned to one of the toughest out there - UK 4.54.
Fastest Olympic & Sprint Finishing Times:Olympic distance 2.06 World AG Champs Sept 09. Sprint 59.32 Zurich Sprint Distance Tri 24/7/10.
Favourite Swim, Bike or Run Session: Swim 40x25's 3steady,1 fast x 20 - 2steady 1 fast x 12, 2 steady 2 fast x 8. Run 15 x800 on 3-3.15 mins with 200 float. Bike 3 hours Hilly!
Favourite Strength & Conditioning Exercise:The Plank.
Most important strength or flexibilty exercise to keep you injury free:One legged squats :)
What would be your cycling or triathlon tip to the average athlete:Get a Bike Fit. Do Hill Reps to build leg strength. Experiment with cadence. Learn how to handle a bike. Practice running off the bike regularly.
My Bikes:Cervelo Soloist SL, Cervelo P3.
My Wheels:Zipp 404s. 1080.
My Wetsuits:Blue Sevety
My Running Shoes:Avia Avi Bolts - Avia Quest.
My Clothing:Blue Sevety
My Nutrition:Maxifuel. High 5 Extreme.
My Heart Rate Monitor and Bike Computers:Garmin 310XT
Other Kit used or Sponsors:Oakley, Louis Garneau. ISM Saddle
My Coach:Brett Sutton (Team TBB)
My Physio:Physio4Life (Putney)
My Massage:Chris Ball. (Private)
My Blog or Website:blogs.teamtbb/tamsinlewis