3 times ICU World Champion Triathete and hall of fame inductee, dual Olympian, Commonwealth Games medalist, Ironman, elite performance coach.
Peter Robertson is Australia's most successful male short course triathlete. Well known for his meticulous training and event preparation with keen interest in natural healthy nutrition & hydration for peak performance. With three world Championships in 2001, 2003 and 2005, also representing Australia at two Olympics and Commonwealth Games taking home a Bronze medal in 2006.
Australian Institute of Sport Athlete of the Year in 2005.
Peter retired from professional competition in 2010 more from a lack of passion than competitiveness.
After a period of working with the AIS & Triathlon Victoria training tomorrow’s superstar triathletes, Peter reignited the passion he once had for the sport.
After two years of retirement, a re-found passion and dipping his toe into distance events like the Melbourne Marathon (Finishing equal 10th first time out), Peter returned to professional competition in 2013 with a focus on the Ultra distance Ironman events and a new goal of winning the coveted Hawaiian Ironman.
So far in 2014 Peter has successfully competed in his first two full distance Ironman events.
Ironman Melbourne debut with a 10th place
Ironman Cairns 3rd place
Ironman 70.3 European championship in Germany 2nd place.
Qualified for 2014 Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii before a training incident.
Peter now coaches a small group in metropolitan Perth WA