MITCH: ATOHI PRO
HOMETOWN: Shoalhaven Heads / Noosa
CLUB/COACHING GROUP: 3D Bikefit / Ryan Williams
YEARS AS A PRO: 2 years ITU / 2 years Long course.
Have been in and out of the pro license but this year will be the first, 3 years in a row.
If I wasn't a triathlete i’d be a:
Work to live.
But if I didn’t do triathlon i would commit to Mountaineering/ice/rock climbing, as it was popular in my family history.
Favourite thing to do out side of sport:
Hiking/trekking and surfing
Athlete you aspire to be like:
I wouldn’t say I aspire to be like any triathletes, cause I don’t really like how they portray themselves. However, I do enjoy Joe
But, if you were to ask which athletes I respect and somewhat aspire; I would suggest old school cycling gods. Athletes like Jan Ulric, Mario Cipolline, Pantani etc.
Person you’d most like to have dinner with?
Alive - Jerry Seinfeld
Dead - Christopher Hitchens
Tell us something not many would know about:
I rode horses competitively for 6 years of my life.
MITCH: AND LASTLY BUT NOT LEAST...
- First ever 70.3
- Wasn’t even a pro
- Lead the race until 10km to go on the run
- fastest bike time, outriding Joe Skipper
Goals for 2023 and beyond:
- Top 100 PTO
- Start racing in US
- Create a successful coaching buisness with my partner.