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Matt Fisher Triathlete & VP of Marketing

Matt Fisher - Elivar Featured AthleteMatt kick started his athletic career after his 36th birthday. Wanting to embrace a healthier lifestyle Matt started running. It wasn’t until 2010 when he decided to compete in his first triathlon. A year later Matt was named to the Great Britain Age Group team. As VP for Marketing with an international software company Matt tries to find a balance between a working life that involves travel and training around 13 hours a week. In an ideal week Matt also tries to work on individual Triathlon elements.

2016 will see Matt focus on a return to speed as he alters his schedule due to work and family commitments with shorter races are on the cards.  After spending the winter being schooled on the Cyclocross scene, Matt is hoping to build up to a strong performance in some late-season 70.3 races, including the new Ironman 70.3 Weymouth.

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Age: 42

Occupation: VP of Marketing with a Software Company

Sport: Triathlon (Half Ironman distance) & Time Trialling

Pre-race Ritual: Sip on Elivar Endure then find a quiet spot to visualize each part of the upcoming race. He focuses on what he wants to feel at particular points in the race.

Favourite Cheat Food: A good Curry!

Favourite Form of Cross TrainingMountain Biking or Cyclocross and hitting the gym.

Career Highlights: 

  • 3rd place overall London Triathlon Olympic Plus 2015
  • 4th place in AG Swashbuckler Triathlon 2015
  • Qualified for both the 2015 and 2016 70.3 World Champs
  • Three top-ten AG finishes in official Ironman 70.3 races (Mallorca, Aarhus and Kronborg) (2014)
  • 4th place in AG at the Cotswold 113 Middle Distance Triathlon (2014)
  • ETU European Triathlon Middle Distance Champs (2014)