Jan Frodeno

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  • Represents: Germany GER
  • Year of birth: 1981
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Full Stats

Given NameJan
Family NameFrodeno
Year of Birth1981
Place of BirthCologne
Height194 cm
World Triathlon Debut2003
CoachRoland Knoll
Hobbiescooking, eating, surfing, beach volleyball
Other Sports Competedsurfing, beach volleyball
Race Starts67
Race Wins3
Race Podiums18
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My sporing career beagn as a swimmer in Cape Town, South Africa, where I grew up between 1992 and 2004. At the age of 15 I leanrt to swim, after my mum thought it might be in my best interest since surfing was fast becoming my favourite way to spend free time.

In 1999 I joined the Clifton Surf Lifesavers and started competing on the beaches of South Africa. Watching the Olympic Games 2000 in Sydney I discovered a new passion: TRIATHLON.

After my first „tri(e)s“ back in S.A., I sold my bike for a plane ticket to Europe to race in the German league. Having a successful season I made the jump to the U-23 national side, which enabled me to return to Germany in the following European summers.

A silver medal at the 2004 U-23 world champs made it clear to me that I only wanted one thing: to turn pro.

Since then i moved to Saarbrücken and train up to 45 hours a week.

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