Hugh Colvin – Coach

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Having raced competitevly in races such as the extreme Norseman triathlon and Ironman Lanzarote, Hugh is passionate about inspiring other athletes and fitness clients in achieving their goals. As an ex-professional ski instructor and now full time multisport endurance coach, Hugh is coach for Pro-Vo2 and runs bespoke training camps in France with his solid background of experience.
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Hugh is an accomplished Ironman triathlete, triathlon coach and personal trainer. He has competed in Ironman UK, France, Lanzarote and the Norseman Xtreme triathlon in Norway.

Hugh is a keen swimmer, often exiting the water with the lead pack with a personal best Ironman swim of 52 minutes against the tide and 3rd out of the water at the Norseman in 2009. An ever improving cyclist he was a respectable 8th off the bike in the same race and loves the challenge of the Alpine climbs.

hugh-colvin-run-finishhugh-colvin-imlanza-bikeHis finishing times regularly place him in the top 10% of races in triathlons, cycling sportives and running races. His main goal is to qualify for the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii which he is hoping to achieve next year.

Hugh has worked as a coach with the ProVO2.com race team and is also a level 3 qualified personal trainer with qualifications in sports nutrition and weight management. After six years of living in the mountains he can offer a wealth of experience training in the Alps and preparing for long distance events.

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Hugh now splits his time between working as a coach here in the UK and running training camps with Rob Reid as part of their training camps business…Switchback Training. They offer cycling and triathlon camps in Bozel, France for Clubs, Small Groups and Individuals. Hugh & Rob also run camps with Pat Leahy & Paul Mill from other warm weather locations.

Hugh will happily help you with swimming technique, discuss the finer points of the perfect stride and help you with a nutrition strategy to get you in peak condition!

Hugh Colvin

* E-mail: hugh@switchbacktraining.co.uk
* Mobile: 0044 7801 496 919
Website: www.switchbacktraining.co.uk