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OTCF BRITCON RACE TEAM

Britcon Triathlon Race Team powered by Off That Couch Fitness is made up of local athletes to the Britcon Lincolnshire area and includes many accolades such as multiple Kona racers, top 10 overall Ironman Finishers, British Age Group Triathlon Champions, European Age Group Triathlon, Duathlon and Quadrathlon Champions, Ultra marathon winners and Extreme triathlon racers.


The Britcon Race Team became the main sponsor of the Off That Couch Fitness race team in 2016 and has supported local athletes in Lincolnshire ever since. With the support of Britcon the team has grown year on year with both Steve’s and Jordan remaining from the original line up and in 2017 the team expanded to Include Amy and Nick. In 2018 the team expanded again adding Jack Skelton and most recently Shawnie Lovatt.


Click on team member profiles to find out more about each team member

 
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“We are delighted to support these high achieving athletes as they embark on amazing feats.  With many of the races they race in been high profile races it is great for the people of North Lincolnshire to see how our local amateur sports heroes compete in some of the most gruelling and prestigious events.”


“Britcon are proud of being part of the journey with the athletes and wish them the very best for achieving their goals this year.”

Shaun Hunt, Chief Executive at Britcon 

 
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STEVE CLARK

About Steve...
Name and Nickname?

Steve, Clarky, Shev

How long have you been involved with the sport?

I remember watching the 2000 Sydney Olympics with Simon Lessing and Tim Don racing. They finished 9th and 10th and that’s when I started getting into triathlon....

STEVE GROCOCK

Name and nickname?
Steve Grocock ‘Spartacus’

How long have you been involved with sports?
I’ve always enjoyed sports from a young age including county swimming, school & pub football teams, judo & boxing clubs. Unfortunately I never got on with cross country something I’ve since come to regret.

How long have you been on the race Britcon team?
I’ve been on the team from its inception I think, at least 4 years, I've been truly grateful ever since.

What’s your favourite discipline and why?
Cycling has to be my favourite. It’s amazing how many miles of countryside you can discover all under your own steam for zero cost....

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JORDAN SKELLY

Name and nickname?
Jordan Skelly

How long have you been involved with sports?
Swimming since an early age. With a huge variety between there and my eventual find of triathlon.

How long have you been on the race Britcon team?
Goodness...I'll actually have to look this up. 2015 initially whilst it was the Offthatcouchfitness Raceteam, before our current sponsor and representation under Britcon.

What’s your favourite discipline and why?
Tricky, very tricky actually....

AMY ROCKALL

Name and nickname?
Amy

How long have you been involved with sports?
I did my first triathlon at the age of 31, I was very reluctant to do it, but loved it. In fact Grantham Sprint will always be a favourite of mine.

I did swimming with a club when I was a child but never enjoyed competing! Funny how things change. I mainly started running when I left school just for fitness and later years trained to work in fitness.

How long have you been on the race Britcon team?
I have been In Britcon for 4 years...

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NICK MARTIN

Name and nickname?
Nick Martin

How long have you been involved with sports?
I was never interested in sports at a young age until I was about 11 years old where I got involved in surf life saving in Australia. This opened my eyes to the world of sport. I soon became very dedicated to training twice a day. When I returned to England in 2013 I carried on swimming and running and started to cycle more. I soon found myself competing in triathlons.

How long have you been on the race Britcon team?
4 years I think. I joined after I won Brigg sprint tri....

JACK SKELTON

Name and nickname?
Jack Skelton

How long have you been involved with sports?
Been involved in sport since junior school

How long have you been on the race Britcon team?
First year in 2019

What’s your favourite discipline and why?
Cycling because am rubbish at the other two!!  I like to get out exploring new routes/ roads and cannot beat a good café stop on a long ride....

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SHAWNIE LOVATT

Name and Nickname?
Shawnie

How long have you been involved with the sport?
Triathlon for around 1 and a half years. But I’ve been involved with other sports for about 8 years, not competitively just to keep fit.

How long have you been on the race Britcon team?
Since October 2019

What’s your favourite discipline and why?
The bike. Probably my strongest discipline now and I always feel like a women on a mission when I get on my bike 🤣 we all have a need for speed!! The bike is also a different kind of pain...

 

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