Arthur William PUCKRIN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1938-05-05
Education Middlesbrough HS, Univ of London (LLB, BL); Outward Bound Mountain Sch Ullswater
Books & Publications
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Clubs Hartlepool Bridge, Middlesbrough and Cleveland Harriers, Lyke Wake, Cleveland Triathlon, Road Runners, Cleveland Wheelers, Long Distance Walkers Assoc
Style Arthur W Puckrin, Esq
Career called to the Bar 1966; legal advsr Dorman Long Steel Ltd 1966-71, Parly advsr to City of London Corp 1971; memb Bar Assoc for Commerce Fin and Industry 1967-; athlete, long distance runner and long distance swimmer; record holder for: Pennine Way 250 miles, Southern Highlands of Scotland 170 miles, Welsh 14 Peaks over 3000 feet, N Yorks Moors 80 miles, Lyke Walk N Yorks Moors 120 miles; defeated 50 horses over 44 miles at Wolsingham Horse Trials, record holder for 110 mile walk Middlesbrough to York and back in 23 hours 40 mins; Ironman Triathlete 1997, Br Ironman (Age Gp) champion 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006, Scottish Ironman Triathlon Champion 2000; represented GB World Triathlon Championships Nice 1997, Sweden 1999 (finished fifth place) and Ibiza 2003 (3 mile swim, 75 mile cycle and 20 mile run); bronze medallist Euro Sprint Quadrathon Championship 1998, Euro Quadrathon Champion Cyprus 1999, GB Quadrathon Champion 1999 (1.5 mile swim, 6 mile canoe, 40 mile cycle, and 6 mile run); bronze medallist World Quadrathon Championships Czech Republic 2000, World Quadrathlon Champion Montreal 2001; Double Ironman (5 mile swim, 224 mile cycle and 52 mile run): Age Gp Champion Canada 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004, World Champion Mexico 2001, S American Champion Ecuador 2002, World Champion Quebec 2002; second place USA Triple Ironman Championships VA 2002 and fifth place 2004 (8 mile swim, 336 mile cycle and 80 mile run, oldest person ever to complete this distance); World Deca-Biathlon Champion Mexico 2002 (1,120 mile cycle and 262 mile run, first ever Br winner, world record time), competed World Deca-Triathlon Championship Hawaii 2004 (24 mile swim, 1,120 mile cycle and 262 mile run, world record time), South American 24 Hour Cycling Champion Mexico 2005 (world record distance), Deca-Triathlon Championship France 2006 (world record), World Cup Triple Ironman Championship Virginia 2006 (world record), Deca World Challenge Mexico 2006 (world record), Deca Ironman World Challenge Mexico 2007 (4th place), World Cup Triple Ironman USA 2007 (world record), World 12 hour Swimming Championship Zurich 2008 (world record) and 2009 (improved world record), World Championship Quintuple Ironman Mexico 2008 (3rd place), World Quadruple Ironman Champion Mexico 2009 (10 mile swim, 448 mile bike and 105 mile run, world record time), Scottish Masters 800m swimming champion Glasgow 2009, 2010 and 2011, 24 Hour Br Cycling Champion 2010 (world record distance, improved world record distance 2011), World Double Deca Biathlon Champion (48 mile swim, 2,240 mile cycle) Mexico 2010 (world record time), 12 Hour Br Cycling Champion 2011, Scottish Masters 400m swimming champion 2012; represented GB playing bridge on 8 occasions (with Patricia Ann Puckrin) incl 2 World Championships and four Euro Championships; life memb: Fell Runners' Assoc, Darlington HF Walking Club, Br Long Distance Swimming Assoc; life master English Bridge Union; Queen's Scout; FCIS 1977, MIMgt 1980
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