Triathlon Show

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29 - 31 March, 2019 ExCel London The UK's largest Triathlon Exhibition Suitable for all

Fiona Quinn

Triathlon Show: London 2019

Fiona Quinn

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Theatre:

Experts Stage

Day/Time:


14:30 - 15:30 (Sunday)

Biography:

Fiona Quinn is an endurance adventurer and the first woman to complete a length of Britain triathlon. Having already walked and cycled the route, she completed the world record by stand up paddleboarding (SUP) up the west coast from Lands End to John O'Groats in 2018. 

Despite a fear of deep open water, which meant that she’d only paddled on the sea 3 times before she left, she set two further world records in the process.

After studying real estate at university she decided that a corporate career wasn’t for her and quit her first job just 6 weeks after she started, determined to be more self directed. But it wasn't until after 2 failed businesses that she discovered the power of adventure to shift her mind set and find success. 
 
Getting on a bike for the first time as an adult at the age of 28, Fiona began a love affair with adventure. Taking on big organised rides and exploring the countryside at weekends, the freedom of her bike sparked a new found confidence.
 
In 2016, as she supported her mum through treatment for breast cancer, Fiona began to find adventure close to her hometown. Walking, cycling and paddleboarding source to sea, she completed her River Cam triathlon. Viewing the same route from three different perspectives captivated Fiona and left her wanting more. 
 
In spring 2017 she spent 57 days walking 993 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End, solo and self-supported. Over coming acute tendonitis, it was on this adventure that she fell in love with the physical and mental demands of big endurance challenges. 
 
That autumn she got back on her bike to cycle 1,200 miles up the length of Britain, exploring a different route to her walk. 
 
In 2018 Fiona completed the first ever female length of Britain Triathlon by paddleboarding 800 miles over 81 days.  She was scared of the sea, hadn’t undergone any kind of training and she lacked the support boat/funding/crew that she needed even as she crossed the start line.  Yet despite this, en route she faced her fear and lost sight of shore to become the first woman to SUP across the Irish Sea.  At the same time she became the first person to SUP the length of Britain on an inflatable board, picking up a hat-trick of world records during this expedition.  When she’s not adventuring Fiona runs AdventureBook.Club, sharing stories of adventure and helping others to get outside.  
 
As well as discussing her previous adventures, Fiona will be announcing her next challenge, which will see her get back on her bike this April.

Fiona Quinn is an endurance adventurer and the first woman to complete a length of Britain triathlon.  Having already walked and cycled the route, she completed the world record by stand up paddleboarding (SUP) up the west coast from Lands End to John O'Groats in 2018. 

Despite a fear of deep open water, which meant that she’d only paddled on the sea 3 times before she left, she set two further world records in the process.

After studying real estate at university she decided that a corporate career wasn’t for her and quit her first job just 6 weeks after she started, determined to be more self directed. But it wasn't until after 2 failed businesses that she discovered the power of adventure to shift her mind set and find success.  

Getting on a bike for the first time as an adult at the age of 28, Fiona began a love affair with adventure. Taking on big organised rides and exploring the countryside at weekends, the freedom of her bike sparked a new found confidence.

In 2016, as she supported her mum through treatment for breast cancer, Fiona began to find adventure close to her hometown. Walking, cycling and paddleboarding source to sea, she completed her River Cam triathlon. Viewing the same route from three different perspectives captivated Fiona and left her wanting more. 

In spring 2017 she spent 57 days walking 993 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End, solo and self-supported. Over coming acute tendonitis, it was on this adventure that she fell in love with the physical and mental demands of big endurance challenges. 

That autumn she got back on her bike to cycle 1,200 miles up the length of Britain, exploring a different route to her walk. 

In 2018 Fiona completed the first ever female length of Britain Triathlon by paddleboarding 800 miles over 81 days.  She was scared of the sea, hadn’t undergone any kind of training and she lacked the support boat/funding/crew that she needed even as she crossed the start line.  Yet despite this, en route she faced her fear and lost sight of shore to become the first woman to SUP across the Irish Sea.  At the same time she became the first person to SUP the length of Britain on an inflatable board, picking up a hat-trick of world records during this expedition.  When she’s not adventuring Fiona runs AdventureBook.Club, sharing stories of adventure and helping others to get outside.  

As well as discussing her previous adventures, Fiona will be announcing her next challenge, which will see her get back on her bike this April.

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When? March 29-31, 2019

Where? ExCel, London

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