JERI CHUA – COMPETING FROM KONA TO UTMB
As an accomplished endurance athlete and ultra-runner, Jeri is in her element on trails and mountains. Formerly a national team triathlete, she has successfully competed in many prestigious events such as the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, the Ultra Trail Mont-Blanc 168km ultra-marathon in France, and the 330km Tor Des Geants mountain ultra-marathon in Italy.
There’s always something on the horizon to challenge Jeri, for her, life’s all about taking that first step out of your comfort zone to discover that next incredible experience. With a Master of Science degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science, she has also maintained a keen personal interest in healthy living and fitness, and have conducted educational lectures on endurance running and nutrition.
Follow Jeri online at her blog: www.fatbirdgoesultra.blogspot.com
Latest Accomplishments and Plans:
2016: Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge – 298km – First ever woman to complete the challenge, 77h 30 mins 2016
The North Face Philippines 50km – 1st place
The North Face Beijing 100km – waiting for results
Hardcore 100 Philippines 160km – 2nd female
Fjallraven Classic Denmark – 75km (self-navigated)
TransPyrenea 2016 – 898km across the Pyrenees, self-navigated
Fjallraven Classic Sweden – 110km (self-navigated)
Haute Route – Chamonix to Zermatt 188km (self-led)
September Ultra Tour Monte Rosa – Race organiser Kyo Ryujin Skyline Ultra – 50km Ultra Trail Mount Fuji – 160km