Surf Sports / Ironman               

Age: 19

Nickname: Coombesy

Favourite Food: Penne Carbonara

Sporting Idol/s: Jonathan Thurston

When did you first start in your sport? I was first introduced to Surf Lifesaving at the ago of 8, I am now heading into my 13th year and still loving every minute of it

Career Highlights:

  • 2 x U19 Australian Ironman Champion (2018 | 2019)

  • 2018 Winning the Queensland, Australian and World Ironman Championship Title

  • Most Outstanding Male Competitor of the
    2019 Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships


What do you love most about your sport?
Being able to call the beach 'my office'

Favourite event: Ironman

Favourite location to compete/surf: Definitely here at home, Broadbeach

Future Goals: Win the Nutri-Grain Ironman Series and Open Australian Ironman Championship

Hobbies: Surfing, Adventuring & Traveling

What do you love most about The Barnacle Plus?
Being able to listen to your favourite songs out on the water while training

Five (5) songs on your playlist:

Forrest Gump
Bad Guy


Advice for young athletes and kids getting into sport:
If you stick with something for long enough and put in the effort, you can achieve anything you want

Favourite Quote: Work hard in silence and let your success make the noise


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