Joe Skipper – “I’m much fitter this year…”

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He was 13th last year in his debut, with what he describes as an “average race”, and this year Joe Skipper has his sights on a top-five finish.

Joanne Murphy (www.tritalkingsport.co.uk) spoke to the first British athlete to crack the eight-hour mark for the iron-distance ahead of Saturday’s big race.