DAVID FAWKES

 

Instagram: @fawka

I am a Triathlete racing for the Beckworth Racing Team based out of Geelong, Victoria. I have been racing Triathlon for four years now after coming to the sport following two knee reconstructions in Football. I am also a PE teacher, and have a wife and two beautiful girls.

Triathlon for me is something I use to motivate the people around me, as well as the students I teach, and to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. It allows me to push the limits of my body and to see what I am capable of both physically and mentally.

Zoggs are the only brand of goggles I’ve worn in the sport as they have a quality product that enables me to focus all my attention on swimming as fast as I can. They also aim to make their products out of plastic waste, leading to a sustainable future for our planet and a big win for everyone on it. I love being a part of Team Zoggs and sharing a passion for swimming, the environment and of course racing fast!

In 2021/22 I will be competing in some more Ironman 70.3 races, and qualifying for the next World Championships.

Some of my results include:

Ironman Cairns 2021- 2nd Age Group, 4th Overall Amateur, Hawaii Qualifier.

Swim: 55:12 Bike: 4:47:21 Run: 3:03:33

Finish: 8:52:10

2XU Triathlon Series 2020/21- Overall Series Champion

Race 1 (Sprint)- 1st Age Group, 1st Overall.

Race 2 (Sprint)- 1st Age Group, 1st Overall.

Race 5 (Olympic)- 1st Age Group, 1st Overall. State Olympic Distance Champion.

Swim: 21:40 Bike: 56:43 Run: 34:18

Finish: 1:56:20

 

Ironman 70.3 Geelong 2019- 7th Age Group, 17th Overall Amateur, 70.3 World Championships Qualifier.

Swim: 27:16 Bike: 2:23:23 Run: 1:16:53

Finish: 4:11:57