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Chrissie Wellington

Chrissie Wellington is an iconic figure in the history of triathlon. She is the only triathlete, male or female, to have won the World Ironman Championship less than a year after turning professional, an achievement described by the British Triathlon Federation as 'a remarkable feat, deemed to be a near impossible task for any athlete racing as a rookie at their first Ironman World Championships.'


A Life Without Limits

A Life Without Limits

by Chrissie Wellington

Despite a love of athletics since early childhood, a professional athletic career was never part of Chrissie Wellington's plan. Her passion for international development work was what guided her professional ambitions. Soon after graduating university she took a job working with the UK government, but after a few years ...

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