Annabel is a professional triathlete from Australia. She has competed in International Triathlon Union events for over a decade and was ranked number one in the world. She was also an U23 World Champion and an Elite World Championship silver medalist. She has recently turned her attention to non-drafting triathlon events and is very excited about the challenges that lie ahead. Annabel spends her time between her home in Brisbane, Australia and her training bases in the United States.
NAME: Annabel Claire Luxford
DATE OF BIRTH: 2 March 1982
PLACE OF BIRTH: Sydney, Australia
CURRENT HOME TOWN: Brisbane Australia
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Former ITU Ranked World number 1 (2006), ITU Elite silver medalist (2005), 70.3 World Championships 2013- 3rd
WHY DO YOU LIKE SMITH OPTICS: They are super comfortable and stylish.
FAVORITE SMITH PRODUCT & WHY: Pivlock V90
HOW DID YOU GET INTO RACING TRIATHLON: I swam and ran cross country during high school. Every kid owns a bike. I put them all together and never looked back.
FAVORITE RACE OF THE SEASON AND WHY: Racing the big races
DO YOU REMEMBER YOUR FIST PAIR OF SUNGLASSES: Tinted reading glasses.
CRAZIEST THING YOU HAVE SEEN IN A RACE?: A wombat strolling across the street
IN THE OFF SEASON I LIKE TO: do all the things you don’t do during race season- sleep in, stay out late, tomfoolery.