Welcome to Lafayette, LA Chris McDonald

Welcome to Lafayette, LA Chris McDonald

Born May 14, 1978 in Albury NSW, Chris is the youngest of 4 siblings – 2 of whom compete in Ironman as well (Daniel and David.) Chris lived in Australia until 1999 before moving to New Zealand to start a small construction business. Chris started competing in triathlon in November of 2001 and began his professional racing career in April 2004. Chris now splits his year between Boulder Colorado and Albury, NSW and Tucson Arizona.

Since 2004 Chris has raced in 36 Ironmans as a professional with 4 wins 15 podiums and 28 top 10 finishs

Athletic Background

  • Field hockey at a provincial level in Australia and New Zealand
  • First triathlon — November 2001
  • First Ironman — December 2002 ( Ironman Australia 10:07)
  • First professional race — April 2004

Training, bike racing, watching TV, reading about triathlon on the Internet, sleeping, and having a beer with my buddies.

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