Tom Newman

Stuart Anderson IMkona Medal

Name:Tom Newman
Age:25
Height:187cm
Weight:86kg
Occupation:Surveyor, BNP Paribas Real Estate
Sports History:Two years racing in Triathlon
Sporting Highs:Coming back three months after a bike accident where I suffered a fractured skull and shattered jaw to represent GBR at the Long Course Tri Champs in 2009.
Goals:Qualify for Kona and continued improvement in time trials.
What Motivates you to Train & during Racing :I train and race in memory of my father.
Personal Motto or Favourite Quote :"Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision." Mohammad Ali
Fastest Ironman & 70.3 Finishing Times:4:45.00 (Snap Ironman 70.3 Geelong - Australia)
Fastest Olympic & Sprint Finishing Times:2:06:31 (London Triathlon) 01:03:10 (Eton Sprint, UK)
Favourite Swim, Bike or Run Session:Bike - 40km TT OR Run - 21 x 800m build.
Favourite Strength & Conditioning Exercise:Press Ups!
Most important strength or flexibilty exercise to keep you injury free:Supine ITB Stretch
What would be your cycling or triathlon tip to the average athlete:Be patient with consistent training - it will pay off.
My Bikes:Felt DA 2010
My Wheels:HED 3 / HED Stinger 60 (Front) HED 3 / Prolite Disc (Rear)
My Wetsuits:Orca
My Running Shoes:Asics / Adidas
My Clothing:Skinfit
My Nutrition:Maxifuel
My Heart Rate Monitor and Bike Computers:Garmin 310XT
Other Kit used or Sponsors:Skins, Oakley, Cycleworx
My Coach:Pat Leahy (www.provo2.com)
My Physio:Ben (Physio4life) / Jon (Balance Physio)
My Massage:Adrianna (Physio4life)
My Blog or Website:www.tommynewman.blogspot.com