Peter is the most successful Australian Olympic distance (1.5km Swim/40km bike/10km run) triathlete in history. He was also the first Australian athlete to qualify for the inaugural Olympic triathlon team for the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Peter has won more International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships than any other Australian male, winning 3 Golds and 2 Silver medals. He was ITU world champion in 2001 at Edmonton , 2003 in Queenstown and 2005 in Gamagori.
He represented Australia in two Olympic: the Sydney and Athens Olympics and the Commonwealth Games in Manchester 2002 and Melbourne 2006, where he won Bronze for Australia. In the period 2000 until 2008 Peter qualified for every Australian team. Peter’s ‘hard and fast’ attitude towards racing made him the most dominant athlete on the international circuit in this period. This style of racing was respected and enjoyed by triathlon fans and supporters around the globe.
Peter’s passion for sport continues and he still competes at the elite level, currently competing in long course (half and full Ironman) events. In 2014 he qualified for the Hawaii Ironman, but a broken collarbone 3wks before the event unfortunately sidelined him.
Towards the end of his sporting career now, Peter is currently studying Elite Athlete Mentoring, he also educates and trains others to become more successful in their chosen pursuits. Peter’s achievements at the elite level in sport, his mental toughness, strategic thinking and understanding of the dynamics of high performance put him in an ideal position to help others achieve their goals. A popular speaker he is often invited to share his insights, strategies and passion with sporting clubs, businesses and at corporate events
Outside sport, Peter enjoys riding his Yamaha R6 motorbike and hiking/trekking around the world. He has trekked in Nepal, South America and hiked many of the great tracks around Australia. Peter currently resides in the picturesque Byron Bay hinterland, in northern NSW.