Jack Skelton

How long have you been involved with sports?

Been involved in sport since junior school

How long have you been on the race Britcon team?

First year in 2019

What’s your favourite discipline and why?

Cycling because am rubbish at the other two!!  I like to get out exploring new routes/ roads and cannot beat a good café stop on a long ride.

What’s your least favourite and why?

Swimming because of all the early starts in the morning!!

Who are Inspirations?

Roger Federer / Lewis Hamilton

Top tip for a newbie?

Focus on Improving Your Triathlon Performance, Not Equipment

Favourite training session?

Tough one so Track Tuesday or 30x100 with team mate Jordan

Why did you get involved with OTCF/Britcon

To represent a local club and help support the local triathlete community.

How did you get into triathlon?

I represented schools/colleagues at cross country running as well as doing a bit of track cycling as a hobby. When I went to university I decided to join the triathlon team.

Favourite meal?

Sunday roast – extra veg

Favourite film / series?

Prison break

Outside of sport you love doing?

Going on long walks with the dog (bear)

Best race performance to date

6th in 2018 Ibiza ETU middle distance triathlon European championships

Bucket list races to do

Challenge Roth / Kona

Biggest sporting achievement

Going to the 70.3 world championship in South Africa / 4th overall Mallorca 2019 long course weekend