Dirk Bockel has produced top ten finishes at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii each season since his first appearance 3 years ago, his most recent result being a commendable fourth place. During the 2012 season, he saw one of his dreams come true when he joined LEOPARD TREK, marking the first successful integration of a triathlete into a cycling team structure. With the professional support of LEOPARD TREK, he is determined that he has the tools to become the first Luxembourg athlete to ever win the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii.
As an authentic all rounder, his strengths reach all 3 disciplines of triathlon. He has the ability to come out of the water first, power from the front on the bike, and push through to the finish with one of the fastest marathon times. His twenty-plus years of experience have enabled him to put in the miles needed to perform at the top level at this point in his career, and is only improving with age.
Dirk Brockel is coming off a big season as he has taken his performance to the next level and is now a serious contender to be the winner at Kona. He came in 4th at Ironman Hawaii this year.
This is an excellent opportunity to get tips from one of the fastest guys in the WTC circuit! Call download is below. Dirk talks a lot about his nutrition and pacing for Ironman.
Dirk is a professional triathlete originally from Schwaikheim, Germany. He holds Luxembourgish nationality and raced for Luxembourg in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He led the race for over 30 minutes after he broke away from the pack during the cycling leg of the race. He competed in his first Ironman in New Zealand in March 2009 where he placed 3rd. Dirk went on to win Ironman 70.3 Florida in May 2009, marking the first Luxembourgish to ever win an Ironman event. He crossed the finish line wearing Mickey Mouse ears! In 2009–Dirk placed 2nd at ITU European Championsips and 7th at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. This is the best result for any Luxembourg athlete in the history of triathlon.
Here is the link to the member’s only LIVE call with Dirk…