Dean Close Geography Teacher and Director ofFourth Form & Remove Studies,Ben Price, saw off strong field to win the DB Max Duathlon at Castle Combe on Sunday 22nd February.
The race consisted of a 2 mile run, 10 mile bike ride, followed by another 2 mile run.Ben was second after the opening 2 mile leg which he completed in 10 minutes flat. A strong bike leg in wet and windy conditions kept him in touch with the top bikers and he entered T2 in 3rd place before a strong final run saw him catch and pass the athletes ahead, leading to his first victory at Castle Coombe.
More than 500 people entered but only 300 turned up because of the horrible weather. Ben beat several age group duathlon world champions and top triathletes.