Pushys Sponsored Athlete: Mike Phillips

2016 Results

  • 8th Alpe D’huez LD
  • 2nd Challenge Malaysia, Challenge Thailand, Ironman 70.3 Taupo
  • 6th Ironman 70.3 Busselton
  • 21st 70.3 World Championships

Past results

  • 2nd Challenge Taiwan, Challenge Camsur, Ironman 70.3 Bintan, Ironman 70.3 Port Macquarie

Bio:
State: NZ
Sport: Ironman / Triathlon

 

How did you get into your sport: I swam in my younger years and competed in cycling throughout high school amongst trying just about every other sport. I tried to learn to run at university and took up triathlons shortly after!

Hardest thing about your sport: Balance, its hard to get in the right amount of training without overdoing or under doing it.

What does your regular training week consists of: 10km of swimming, 200km cycling, 100km of running

How do you keep motivated: We have a good group of friends here in Christchurch to train and compete with, which helps keep me motivated!

Goals (Future Plans and Career expectations): Race my first full iron man 2017!

Best piece of advice you have been given: Don’t worry about the things you can’t control

When did you start racing as a professional: I competed in ITU until I did my first half ironman race in 2015 in Challenge Taiwan. I have since raced 12 half ironmans finishing 2nd in 9 of them!

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