Darby Thomas


How long have you been competing?

10 years triathlon, 10 years cycling

Where do you call home?

Salo, Finland

Favorite event or place to practice?

Training in Mallorca

What do you like best about your sport? 

Healthy balance between sports and tough competitions

What is the strangest thing that has happened to you while doing your sport?

Getting lead off course by police officer in an Ironman

Do you have a claim to fame?

National champion in two different countries (USA – Cycling, Finland – Triathlon)

Do you promote an annual event or are you involved in a charitable cause?

I race for Team Sport for Good which represents the Laureus Foundation, perhaps the most well know sport charity in the world.

Any notable recent results?

Top 10 placings in all Ironman competitions the past few years, multiple national championships.

Anything else we should know about you or your sport?

Happy to be doing it!  I love the training, racing and bringing the message of sport to the world.