Carl Read


What is your full name?
Carl Read

How long have you been competing or partaking in your sport?
8 years

Where do you call home?
Auckland, New Zealand

Favourite event or place to practice your sport?
My favourite event is the Challenge Wanaka, New Zealand.

What is your focus within your sport (what sub-discipline of your sport do you do most)? Why do you like that aspect the most?
Running. After biking 180km I love to see how far I can push the run.

What is the strangest thing that has happened to you while doing your sport?
Stopping for sheep on the bike course of a race.

Do you have a claim to fame?
Known for my love of tattoos

Notable recent results?
4th Challenge Wanaka 2015; 6th at IRONMAN New Zealand 2015