MITCHELL COOMBES
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
Interiors
Taste
Better

 

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


 

  • Instagram - Corey Fletcher

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