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We are delighted to have Ben Wilf Goodfellow on our podcast.
Wilf is From - Cumbria
he now Lives and works in Wrexham
Specialities - Hilly course, The hillier the course the better Wilf performs!
Growing up Wilfs parents tried their best to get him to enjoy sports. He swam multiple times a week for a local club (Carnforth Otters) but never showed much talent. By age 16 he fell away from sports.
Wilf began training for a triathlon in his 3rd & final year of uni (2017) to keep himself busy in his spare time by joining the local Tri club (Wrecsam Tri). He was seeing massive improvements session by session giving Wilf the drive to keep training harder and harder. Seeing improvement is still what drives him today.
Looking back on his progress over these years Ben has completely evolved as an athlete. Wilf says he could never have imagined what he would have achieved already and he is looking forward to seeing what he can do in the future.
So far Wilfs palmares is as follows
Ironman 70.3 World Champs – 1st M25-29
Ironman 70.3 Stafford – 1st
Ironman 70.3 Swansea – 1st (AG Overall)
Ironman Full UK – 4th (2nd M25-29)
World & European Middle Distance Duathlon Championships – 1st (AG Overall)
British Standard Distance Duathlon Championships – 2nd
Welsh Duathlon Championships – 1st
British Standard Distance Duathlon Championships – 1st
Helvellyn Triathlon – 1st
Welsh Middle Distance Championships – 1st
English Standard Distance Duathlon Championships – 2nd
UK Bike Everesting Record
Horwich Triathlon - 3rd Overall
Helvellyn Triathlon -1st none Elite/Pro
Epicman Windermere (70.3) - 2nd
Alpe d'Huez Triathlon - 46 Overall (2nd in Age Group, 3rd British Athlete)
Helvellyn Triathlon - 2nd Overall
Wirral Triathlon - 2nd Overall
Chrik Triathlon - 3rd Overall
Ruthin Triathlon - 1st Overall and New Course Record
North Wales Cyclocross League Champion 2019/2020
Helvellyn Triathlon - 3rd Overall
Ruthin Triathlon - 1st Overall
Southport Triathlon - ITU Standard Distance Triathlon World Championships qualification
North Wales Cyclocross League 2018/2019 - 1st Senior
Epicman - 13th Overall
Wilf is now pursuing racing in the pro ranks. Please enjoy his story and find him on Instagram @benwgoodfellow and his website https://benwgoodfellow.wixsite.com/bengoodfellow/about
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