We humans like to rank and order things in our lives and every year, magazines and websites around the world attempt to declare definitively who is the best of the best. We’ve steered away from this at Australian Triathlete in the past, primarily because it is an almost impossible task.

Australian Triathlete Magazine: Triathletes of the Year

In a typical year, a panel of journalists and sport lovers could sit around for hours dissecting the year’s results, weighing up the quality of fields and the distances, and making comparisons in an attempt to find out who had the best year. It makes for great poolside conversation and is something to natter about at a BBQ with friends or on a long ride, but what does it prove? Very little. But this year, we’re breaking with tradition. Why?

Australian Triathlete Magazine: Triathletes of the Year Australian Triathlete Magazine: Triathletes of the Year

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