He’s been topping tri podiums for a decade, so what is Brit elite Tom Bishop’s winning advice on preparing for your first-ever triathlon?
Find a race nearby that doesn’t involve too much travelling so you get support from your family and friends. When the race gets tough, it’s great to get a boost from some familiar faces. Additionally, you can familiarise yourself with the course so it isn’t new to you come race day.
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