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On this episode we have the pleasure of speaking to, Robert Myler, GB agegroup athlete.triathlon club founder, coach and Local Technical official for Triathlon Scotland
Roberts Tells us "From the age of 10 been playing football in Holland
Played for a few years then moved on to Korfball which I done at a decent level.
Back in Scotland took up Taekwondo for a number of years.
Lost touch with sport for a while due to a back injury then ballooned in weight and ended up doing Boot camp outdoors.
First Duathlon in Fort William as part of the winter series 2013
Then progressed to the Wee Triathlon in Fort William on the same year.
2 years later started up the Grangemouth Triathlon Club with around 15 friends now well over 140 members
Raced a lot of sprint and standard triathlons and found out early that my swim was not the strongest
2017 became a Local Technical official for Triathlon Scotland and have officiated well over 50 events now. Including ITU World Series in Leeds. I am now a National Technical official.
May 2018 raced at 70.3 Barcelona.
That really was my last event till Oct 2022 Graham Duathlon
After this started a proper training plan with the aim to show people that age was just a number and had a target to qualify at both Sprint and Standard Distance for next years European Championships & World Championships in Australia.
January Buclyvie 10km 43.02
Managed to qualify as a Q2 at Oulton Park in March for the Sprint distance at the worlds.
Managed to qualify as a Q2 at Northumberland Duathlon in April for the Standard distance at the European.
Round the Houses 10km 40.52
Next races up are Darleymoor28th May European Sprint qualifier and Windermere standard world qualifier 2nd July"
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