Author(s): Chris McCormack
A tour de force in triathlon how a boy from Cronulla came to dominate the world s greatest endurance event. Since his first Australian Ironman win in 2002 to his unimaginable second Ironman World Championship win, at the age of 37, in Hawaii in 2010 Macca has dominated the gruelling 3.8km swim, 180km bike and 42.2km run event for a decade. But Chris McCormack s journey to the top is more than just a story of physical endurance, he attributes much of his success to what he does before and after a race. Detailing the motivational and practical fitness secrets of a world-class athlete, I M HERE TO WIN distils Macca s strategies for success, his training and motivation tips, his diet and exercise programs. Whether you are a weekend enthusiast, a fitness professional or a seasoned veteran who needs that extra push, Macca will inspire you to reach your peak performance and achieve your personal best in whatever you do. A schoolboy champion from Sydney, Macca initially chose education over a pro sports career, working as an accountant after graduating from the University of New South Wales. In 1996, he began competing professionally and has since won more than 150 major triathlon competitions.
Chris McCormack 'Macca' was born in Sydney, Australia on 4 April, 1973. He won titles and awards for his participation in sports during his school years, but initially chose education over a pro sports career and became an accountant after graduating from the University of New South Wales. He began competing professionally in 1996, and most recently, won the 2010 Ironman World Championship in Honolulu.