Fresh from his GBR Age Group bronze at the Worlds, Intrinsic-sponsored Matt Cox has successfully defended his Minehead Triathlon title, cruising to a fourth event victory with a deceptively comfortable margin almost two and a half minutes faster than his nearest placed rivals.
Intrinsic-sponsored GBR triathlete Matthew Cox reflects on his close fought battle for bronze at the 2022 World Triathlon Long Distance Championships in Samŏrín, Slovakia this summer. Competing in the 35-39 Male Age Group, he completed the course in 03:49:44, barely 27 seconds behind the silver medallist.
Team Intrinsic concluded its 2019 tri-season with a convincing win in Minehead despite an unscheduled 'pause' for a local steam train. In pursuit of an imaginary competitor throughout, IFE-sponsored athlete Matthew Cox successfully defended his event title and finished the Minehead Triathlon more than a minute ahead of his nearest rival.
It takes more than wet and wild weather to throw Team Intrinsic triathlete Matthew Cox off track. The Intrinsic FE-sponsored athlete battled the elements to add to a string of late season successes with a fourth at the Ben Nevis Triathlon and a respectable top five at Hever Castle against a field of seasoned heavy-hitters. He recounts how he weathered the autumn storms.
We catch up with Matthew Cox, ebullient triathlete for Team Intrinsic, as he takes a brief pause in competition to support wife Laura Gallagher's defence of her title as British Trampoline Champion, and reflect on success in his first competitive off-road cross-tri.