Nick Thorne otherwise known as Thornado is from Jersey in the Channel Islands.
Nick started off racing Olympic distance and then made the gradual progression onto the 70.3 and Ironman distance. He is a sub 9 hour athlete and has represented Jersey at Island Games level.
He is a Certified Ironman and Strength and Conditioning coach.
A common site of his fellow competitors, a rear view!
Running with Coach Andy B at Fuerteventura: