Sport/discipline: Triathlon - ITU, Olympic non-drafting, 70.3s
About Greg: He started Triathlon in 1985 and began making a reasonable living in 1994. He never “turned” professional, just started making prize money and didn’t have to work at Sizzler anymore. Greg met his wife, Laura Bennett, in 1999; she also is a Zipp sponsored professional Triathlete.
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Current residence: Boulder, Colo.
Zipp products used: 101, 404 Firecrests, 808 Firecrest, Sub-9 and 900 discs
Favorite Zipp product and why: All Firecrest wheels… unbelievable ride!
You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:
One album? Best of U2
One candy? Australian mixed lollies… Lindt chocolate… need the mixture!
One vice? Beer
Notable Race Results:
2011 – Ironman 5150 Championships, Hyvee (worlds largest prize purse 2011)
2007 – LTF, Grand Slam 5 from five (Worlds largest ever prize purse ever)
2006/08 – LTF series 2002/03 – ITU World Series
2004 – Athens Olympic Games (4th)
All Time World Prize money leader (as of January 2012)
Facebook: Greg Bennett