Athlete Lives: New Zealand
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New Zealander Bryan Rhodes came onto the international triathlon scene competing as a junior in the 1990 New Zealand Commonwealth Games Triathlon Team. Coming from a water sports background Bryan has competed at a national level in both swimming and surf life saving. You will always see Bryan at the head of the field in the water.
His first major success was finishing 5th in the 1992 World Junior Triathlon Champs in Canada - teamed with Paul Amey and Cameron Brown, they took out the World Junior Team Championship Title.
In 1993 Bryan saw a stint on the European triathlon circuit basing himself in France. Following this, Bryan raced on the American circuit using Boulder Colorado as a base. 1996 was a turning point for Bryan when he competed in his first Ironman - Ironman New Zealand in Auckland.
Bryan has gone onto compete in numerous half and full ironmans on the US and Canadian Circuit with numerous wins and solid results in major races. Bryan has also been able to pass on his knowledge of the sport mixing competing with stints as a swim coach in New Zealand and Penticton Canada.