The Triathlon Western Australia Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben King as the President of the Association. Mr King is a family lawyer working with a top tier family law firm, focusing on complex property settlement disputes for high net worth individuals.
Mr King is a former professional cyclist, having been an AIS and WAIS Scholarship holder and Australian Representative. He has ridden in some of the world’s biggest races including the Tour of California, Tour de L’Avenir and Paris Roubaix. He currently coaches a number of talented young cyclists.
Mr King competed in his first triathlon in 2004 and now competes socially in half and full Ironman events. He has a particular interest in encouraging junior athletes and everyday people to participate in local training and racing, promoting the healthy lifestyle and community spirit synonymous with the sport. Mr King was elected onto the Triathlon WA Board in 2018.
The Board is also pleased to advise that current Board member, Ross Pedlow, was appointed as the Vice President.