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March 7th, 2016

Happy Hour with Triathlon Coach Matt Dixon

How does a guy like professional triathlete Jesse Thomas go from being a collegiate runner who dabbled in triathlons to an IRONMAN champion?

Hear the full story from Matt Dixon, a British-born triathlon coach, and founder of purplepatch fitness. Dixon will share a few case studies of how he’s applied his coaching philosophy to training top professionals — such as nine-time IRONMAN champion, Meredith Kessler, IRONMAN champions Jesse Thomas and Sarah Piampiano and IRONMAN 70.3 champions Tim Reed and Sam Appleton — not to mention age-group triathletes from around the world.

WHAT: Happy Hour with Matt Dixon

WHEN: Friday, March 18, at 6:30-8:00 p.m. Join us for a happy hour drink beforehand!
*Matt will also be speaking at the NYC Tri Expo on Saturday the 19th, if you’re unable to attend on Friday.

WHERE: Finish Line Physical Therapy (119 W. 23rd St. #304; punch in 2711 to access the building)

REGISTER – it’s FREE to attend!

As one of the leading endurance coaches in the world, Matt Dixon brings a unique background of professional coaching experience, elite athletics and education to lead the purplepatch team. Over the past 10 years, Dixon has coached top IRONMAN professionals Rachel Joyce, Linsey Corbin, Emma-Kate Lidbury and Luke Bell, among others. He is a highly sought after resource in the endurance community, writing and contributing to multiple publications such as Triathlete Magazine, Lava Magazine, Outside Magazine and Triathlete Europe. His Master’s degree in clinical and exercise physiology, as well as his experience as an elite swimmer and professional triathlete, form the backbone of his coaching philosophy, but it is his incredible ability to lead, educate and develop all levels of athletes to their potential with his excellent communication style that makes him such a sought after resource. He is the author of the best-selling book, The Well Built Triathlete.

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