Club: BMD Northcliffe
Coach: Lou Wilson, Gavin Hill, Kevin Morrison, Dennis Cotterell
Currently resides: Mermaid Beach
Home town: Lennox Head
Social media accounts and tags: Twitter – @tanynlyndon, Instagram – @tano92, Facebook – tanyn lyndon
Is there is anything significant about your family that we should know: They’re the best family ever!!
Strongest discipline: Ironman- putting it together is my strongest.
Favourite format: Traditional
Favourite racing location: Gold Coast
Do you prefer big waves or flat conditions & why: Love big waves, I do a sport called “SURF” life saving not lake life saving, it’s all about waves.
What are you hoping for race result wise this season: Of course wanting to win, though main aim is for to place in the top 5 overall.
Who do you think will win the series: Whoever races the most consistently.
Best advice or skill you have learnt from one of your fellow Ironmen or IronWomen: Race hard but have fun whilst doing it!
How have you grown as an Ironman since your debut on the series or is this your first season: I have learnt a lot about how to race and how to handle myself during and after races. and have built and focused on areas I needed to.
What do you do outside of Ironman racing: I’m a Uni student and love anything to do with the ocean; surfing, stand up paddle boarding, fishing, spear fishing etc.
Do you have superstitions: Yeah I guess so. But they are personal.
Do you collect anything: Nah not really
Do you have a personal inspiration: My Family, Zane Holmes, Trevor Hendy and Wes Berg.
Tell us how you became on Ironman: I have been involved in Surf Life Saving since I was 5 and have always wanted to become an ironman! Progressing through the age groups at Lennox Head Surf club and having success in many events, Watching old ironman races on TV and playing ironman races in our pool.
Best life lesson: Learn from your mistakes and know that every person you meet may open a door to an opportunity to improve yourself.
Do support any charities or do charity work: A very good friend of mine from school, and his brother (deceased) has Muscular Dystrophy. His brother has passed away as a result of the disease. I would love to be able to support research in this area as it is close to my heart!
If you were to write 3 stories on yourself this season what would they be: Doing well in the series / Winning an event / My spare time