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Cole Baldam

Swimming Age 15

Birthplace:  Hartlepool 

Previous school: Holy Trinty C of E Primary

Clubs:  Aqua Force, Hartlepool Triathletes, North-East Triathlon Development Squad, Hartlepool Burn Road Harriers

Favourite sportsperson: Jonathan Brownlee

Favourite TV show: Dr Who

COLE has been swimming since he was five and is one of the most confident swimmers at Aqua Force based at the Dyke House pool.

He is part of the Aqua Force 1 squad and is mainly coached by Alison Middleton and Carol Boagey.

In 2013 he came first in the Tri-star Two Category Aquathlon and in late December last year he was invited to join the North-East Triathlon Development Squad.

Cole has since joined Hartlepool Triathletes and trains every Wednesday evening in Jacksons Dock, Hartlepool Marina, during the summer months.

Cole has trained under the watchful eye of Gary Wilson and Matt Turnbull and has regularly completed aquathlons and triathlons.

He wants to keep improving his ability in triathlons by working hard for the season.

 

PLAYER NEWS

13/09/17

MORE TARGETS IN SIGHT FOR COLE

INSTEAD of putting his feet up during the summer break from school, Cole Baldam was constantly competing in his bid to hit new heights.

22/02/17

GREECE IS THE WORD FOR COLE

COLE BALDAM has earned some extra fitness with a fantastic trip to Greece.

08/12/16

CLASSY COLE SEALS PLACE IN GB FINALS

COLE Baldam ended his 2016 competition season by taking on the UK’s established Modern Biathletes to qualify for a national showpiece next year.