Athlete Bio

pro ironman triathlete samuel murphy ironmurph bio


Samuel is a professional Triathlete based in Townsville, Queensland and has a huge passion for triathlon and ironman racing. He grew up in Auckland New Zealand and competed in his first triathlon at age 11 in the Week Bix Kids Tryathlon in Mission Bay. Since then he has been a passionate athlete, student and preacher of the sport forming a very active part of the triathlon and sporting community. Sam has competed in 20 ironman races including multiple races at the Kona Hawaii Ironman World Championships and has a pb of 8h56min.


Samuel has had a successful run as an age grouper being All World Athlete acheter sildenafil mylan ranked number one in the world in the competitive 25-29 year age group in 2013. In 2014 he was the first non professional over the line at the Cairns Ironman in a age group course record of 8hr56min42s. He competed in the Ironman World Championships in Kona later that year and has continued to grace the stage of high profile events since. Since then he has raced in the pro field and is still chasing his dram of being the best athlete he can be.


Samuel has coached numerous athletes at a variety of events over the years and has a real ability to get his athletes achieving their potential on race day. Sam has played with various training methodologies over the years before whilst developing his own unique but successful style which hes prepared to use to assist aspiring athletes. He continually developing his own training philosophy as he wants himself and his athletes to reach their maximum potential and sporting goals.


Proud Feats

  • Active Professional Triathlete 2014-now
  • 8hr56min Ironman PB
  • 4hr12min Ironman 70.3 Pb
  • 20x Full Ironman Competitor including Multiple Kona Ironman World Championships Races
  • Multiple Ironman Winner (age group)
  • 1st All World Athlete Rankings 2013 (25-29 age group)
  • Muliple Sprint and Olympic Distance overall Triathlon Winner
  • 8th World Long Distance Championships 2008 Almere, Netherlands (20-24 agegroup)