For many, signing up for their first triathlon is a big decision. It wasn’t for first-time triathlete Matt.


Heart problems run in Matt’s family and after his Grandmother survived a heart attack, he knew he had to step up to the start line and face the challenge.

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“If it wasn’t for the great work of the British Heart Foundation my Grandmother may not have survived. I want to raise money to help save the lives of not only my family but the lives of so many others affected by heart disease.”

In 2014, Matt completed his first London Triathlon. He’s now preparing for his next challenge.