your turn to vote for an extraordinary athlete

(even if he is a tritalker)

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seren nos    pirate
05/11/2012 at 19:51


there is a vote for triathlete of the year on beyond going long.........if you have raced an ironman distance this year you must have raced with TC and his denim incredible guy who just races ironman week after week and won the deca this year 

and ordinary guy with an extraordinary ability to keep going

so vote for TC.or Anthony in real life


Iron Muffin    pirate
05/11/2012 at 20:10

What a guy. Met him on the Outlaw run.

Inspiring, off to vote.

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
05/11/2012 at 20:14
Got my vote
Symes    pirate
05/11/2012 at 22:05

He's not bad

05/11/2012 at 23:15

I gave him a PSOF badge in The Bridge pub the day before Outlaw.

Dustboy    pirate
05/11/2012 at 23:48

Got to be Barlos. Bloke's a legend.

seren nos    pirate
06/11/2012 at 08:02

barlos is a ledgend but hes not on the shortlist.looks like 4 top class athletes and TC........I think what TC does as an ordinary working guy is amazing.....2011 he did every long distance event inthe uk and the quin...........this year he won the deca as well as doing numerous others..............after the deca he did outlaw 3 weeks well as fitting in one other in between.i think it was the forestman........

the guy isn't the youngest guy out there competeing but he still keeps going somehow..........


06/11/2012 at 08:02

I don't think Barlos is on the list of options, Dustboy.

*rolls eyes*

Golden Boots    pirate
06/11/2012 at 08:12

I have nothing but complete respect for this guy... shortly before my day was called to an end at the outlaw I was lying down trying not to fall asleep at the far end of the run course by the football club - TC was the one who stopped to make sure I was OK, gave me two of his remaining few Nuun tabs and said a few very encouraging words.whilst slowing his run pace to match mine for a few minutes before I dropped back again

One of the legends of amateur sport in my view!!

cougie    pirate
06/11/2012 at 09:07
Voted. He kicked my ass in London last year.
06/11/2012 at 09:07

This guy sounds like a true inspiration. I've voted.

06/11/2012 at 10:18

TC is as mad as a box of frogs, but a nice guy to go with it.

he produced one of my all time favourite tri moment at Challenge Henley in 2011 (1st year).  for some reason he missed the race start so rocks up a few mins after the swim had set off wondering what the feck was happening. he was told to get going, and dived into the Thames and promptly started swimming in the wrong direction!  a canoeist had to go and tell him he needed to turn around.  it wasn't his best IM swim time....  

Dustboy    pirate
06/11/2012 at 10:26

Anyone who stops to help someone less fortunate gets my vote.


06/11/2012 at 11:02

Not on the list but i would have to nominate Simon Bourne who has just become the world World Decatriathlon Champion out in Mexico

06/11/2012 at 11:48
Dustboy wrote (see)

Anyone who stops to help someone less fortunate gets my vote.


He's got my vote.

06/11/2012 at 12:32
Emmy_H wrote (see)
Dustboy wrote (see)

Anyone who stops to help someone less fortunate gets my vote.


He's got my vote.

Mine too

06/11/2012 at 13:06

Rather fancy volunteering to marshall the outlaw now. Sounds like an amazing event, ill no doubt compete in it one year but i'm definitely not gonna be ready by 2013.

Ironholgs    pirate
06/11/2012 at 13:16

Vote placed.    pirate
06/11/2012 at 14:45

TC is one of the nicest guys on the circuit. He not only races, but insists on helping on take down the next day. A true gent and star.

06/11/2012 at 15:58
TC was on the telly a few years ago having come a cropper on his bike covered in road rash the interviewer said rather worridly "game over for you"
"Its only skin" was the reply before cycling off
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