JODIE STIMPSON has been a triathlete since she was 9 years old and loves pushing herself to be the best she can. Good luck to Jodie as she trains to hopefully represent the UK at the Olympics
Country: Great Britain
Perferred Distance: Olympic Distance
Best Race Result:
- U23 European and World silver
- 7th World cup DesMonies
- 9th Hamburg World Championship
- 14th London World Championship
- 3 year British champion
Additional Information: I am a full time elite athlete and am extremely lucky to be able to have a job that I love.
Are you able to train full time or do you need to work? I have been training full time since the end of 2009
Learn more about Jodie: www.jodiestimpson.co.uk
Sponsors, brands for promotion:
- Team Dillon !
- Tr1st bike shop
TRIATHLON TRAINING AND RACING TIPS
Favourite Training Session? Running session on the treadmill
6x3minutes @18.5KPH with 2minutes between
What is your favourite part of a triathlon? Competing and finding new limits to push myself to
Where would you like to improve? Everything until I become the best
Do you have tips for other women? Triathlon Is not only great for competing and challenging yourself physically but mentally ,its an addiction but is a good way!
What tips do you have to stay motivated and what keeps you motivated? Motivation comes from wanting to be the best and for me that’s wanting to stand on top of the podium but that could mean getting a fast time, beating your PB, finishing ! It all gives you that champion feeling that’s addictive.
How important is confidence in your racing performance? You get confidence from doing well, and we me personally I get confidence from my training sessions and it helps me race well.
Any tips for improving swimming? Work on your technique swimming is one that a good technique could improve your time and save you energy so you can bike and run quicker.
Any training tips to improve cycling? This one is time on the bike, getting the miles in and keeping the legs turning over.
Any training tips to improve running? Base work is very important so slower longer runs over the winter and then bring in the speed a few months before your race.
Any tips about racing? Enjoy it, if you enjoy it you will do better ,relax take a breath race hard and have fun
Would you like to share any of your goals with Miss Triathlon? Become Olympic champion
Why should more women participate in Triathlon? ts such a friendly and inviting sport to take part in and it’s so addictive you have just got to have a go!