Tony Doyle Collection

Tony Doyle Collection

 

This collection of three documents include:

  • The 1985 XXXX Coral Coast Triathlon souvenir program
  • A personal account of triathlon events and equipment innovation, written by Tony Doyle
  • Issue number 2 (February 1984) of the Official Journal of the Australian Triathlon Association Inc.

Tony’s personal account describes the discoveries he and his brother Mark made as they invented and tried out different modifications for clothing and bikes during triathlons. Notably, he mentions the addition of Velcro on the shoulders of wetsuits to aid the transition between the swim and other legs. Noted throughout are the finishing places Tony and his brother achieved.

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Swim Ride Run: Official Journal of the Australian Triathlon Association, Jane Hunt

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Tony Doyle's personal account, Jane Hunt

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XXXX Coral Coast Triathlon, Jane Hunt