Dr J Athlete Profiles

Our athlete profiles vary from top performing age group athletes to novices.  From those doing sprint races to those doing Long Distance.    Whatever your goals, Dr J will help you to achieve them through her guided coaching designed for your needs. 

Here are a few athlete profiles from the 2016 season:

Jess Kennedy

Jess joined DR J Performance 12 months ago with the goal of qualifying as a GB Duathlon age grouper.    During this pe13335735_1022446561170068_6995127372198823657_nriod, the ITU announced that sprint distance would be draft legal   With several podiums in local races, Jess raced the qualifiers and has a slot to race at the ITU World Duathlon Sprint championships in Aviles, early June 2016.

Training plans for Jess have included opportunities to practice group riding, which over the winter has included sessions at Derby Velodrome where the fantastic British Cycling coaches there have helped her to quickly achieve all the accreditations so that she can continue to improve her cycling skills with the structured quality training sessions.

In 2016, Jess has so far had the following results:

  • Oulton Park Sprint (draft legal) duathlon 5th in age group
  • Clumber Park Sprint duathlon – 4th in Age Group
  • Bedford Autodrome Sprint (draft legal) duathlon – 3rd in Age Group
  • Darley Moor Sprint Duathlon – overall winner

  Ben Terry

Ben is a member of RAF Tri and approached DR J at the beginning of 2015 as he wanted to ‘rise through the triathlon ranks’.  A very strong swimmer and fast runner he soon qualified to go to the ITU World Triathlon13329469_1021546377926753_4447181647499822767_o Championships where he did all 3 events; the aquathlon, the sprint and standard distance triathlons, where he came home with a silver medal.

The 2016 season has got off to a good start.  While not needing to qualify to go to Cozumel as his performances in both the sprint and standard distance in Chicago has already earned him his place, he has focussed on making sure he also has places to race next season in the ETU Championships.  He has made the podium so far this season:

  • St Neots Standard Distance – 2nd in AG
  • Nottingham Sprint Triathlon – 2nd in AG
  • Eton Sprint (draft legal) – 1st in AG