By Peter Holmes on 19/11/09 at 10:58 pm
Ken Bonham and Brian Hinton were both awarded with Life Membership of Triathlon Australia. Bonham, was the former President whilst Hinton was an ITU board member and organiser of the recent Perth ITU Triathlon Long Distance World Championships. Both men played an important role in the development of the federation.
On Triathlon Australia’s decision to award Life Membership to Ken Bonham and Brian Hinton, Loreen Barnett, ITU Secretary General, said: “I would also like to extend my gratitude, on behalf of the triathlon community, to Ken Bonham for his tireless efforts as President over the last four years, during which he guided the organisation through a tumultuous period to the calmer waters we enjoy today. Both he and Brian Hinton have served the sport selflessly and invaluably over the past few decades in a myriad of roles. Our sport is indebted to them both and as such we are pleased to announce Life Membership to Triathlon Australia for Ken and Brian.”