Coach Profile: Lisbeth Kristensen
Lisbeth Kristensen is a former World Champion, two time European Champion and a multiple Ironman winner. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark Lisbeth specialises in triathlon and endurance sport coaching. Lisbeth speaks English, French and Danish.
Description of Lisbeth Kristensen
I’ve been involved in triathlon for almost 2 decades and as a former elite athlete, I’ve been a World Champion, a two-time European Champion and have won several Ironman and Ironman distance races. I trained under legendary triathlon coach Brett Sutton and with his squad of elite athletes for more than 10 years. So I know what it takes to perform at your best. I have been coaching since I was 14 and have a degree in sport’s science. I’m proud to be part of the Trisutto.com coaching team and I hope you can benefit from my training and race experiences. Now I’d like to share my experience and knowledge with you: Danish National Team member from 1995 to 2010 World’s fastest Ironman distance debut in (2000) World Champion ITU Long Distance (2001) Two time European Champion long distance (2004, 2006) Brett Sutton trained athlete for more than 10 years Trained side-by-side with Triathlon legends such as: Nicola Spirig, Emma Snowsill, Loretta Harrop, Caroline Steffen and many more 2 year degree in sports science from University of Copenhagen Mother of Astrid and Jakob, so I know what it’s like to have a busy schedule! TeamTBB online coach between 2012-2013
What have you achieved in your coaching career?
World Champion (2001), European Champion (2004 and 2006), IM Western Australia Winner (2006), IM Brazil Winner (2006), World fastest debut time on IM distance (2000, my time: 9:08), Held the Danish record as fastest IM for 13 years (2000-2013), 3rd place, Frankfurt IM (European Champs) in 2006, Winner of UK half IM (2004), Numerous podiums in IM's, Silver medal in ITU's World Champs (2004), Silver medal in ETU European Champs (2002) Numerous times Danish Champ, all distances from sprint to full.
Why do you work with Trisutto?
I'm very lucky to have been one of Brett's athletes for more than a decade. Brett is THE master of triathlon and he has taught me everything with in this sport and I love to give this knowledge and experience to others! Triathlon and coaching have always played a big part of my life. More and more people are discovering what a great sport triathlon is and my coaching will help you optimise your training and achieve the best race performances. I’m a strong believer that consistent training will help you perform at your maximum.