Rachel Joyce

  • Hometown: London, UK
  • PowerBar Athlete Since: 2010
  • Claim to Fame: Triathlon World Champ

Grew up swimming. Was urged to do a triathlon by friend Chrissie Wellington. Since 2006 I have placed top 10 3 times in Kona, Won the ITU World Champs, 2nd at Melboune IM, and numerous 70.3 titles. I love this sport. I am based in London and Boulder depending on the time of year.

Q&A with Rachel Joyce

Biggest Obstacle
This year it's been my tonsils! Seven episodes of tonsillitis in 2012!
Superstitions
 A muffin for breakfast before an Ironman is a must!
Nobody knows..
Nobody Knows…My first ever music concert was to go and see the one and only Shakin' Stevens
Biggest Athletic Accomplishment
World ITU Long Distance Triathlon Champion in 2011
Favorite Thing About Training
Being outside - whether it swim, bike or running!
Least Favorite Thing About Training
The never ending laundry pile!
I Work Out To…
Girl Talk and a bit of Pearl Jam
Unusual Training Regimens
Listening to The Archers on my long runs (It's a British radio soap opera listened to mostly by people over 70!)