Alistair Robinson, who was raised in the Lake District, is an ex-pro cyclist who turned to the sport of triathlon in 2013 – with the intention of competing professionally the following year.
2014 began with such promise, as Alistair gained his ‘pro-triathlete’ license and performed well in initial races. Sadly, his dreams came crashing down after he collided, head-on, with a bus – an accident that broke nine of his vertebrae and fractured his skull.
Undeterred, Alistair progressively rebuilt his speed, strength and stamina, all the while enduring gruelling medical procedures – including spending three months with a metal cage attached to his skull.
Remarkably, he is now racing professionally again, with four pinned vertebrae and a relentless desire to succeed.