Rachel took up triathlon in 2005 and what started as a hobby turned into a passion. In 2008, Rachel made the bold decision to resign from her job as an attorney to give making it as a professional triathlete her best shot. Since then, she’s climbed to the top of her sport. Known as Joycey on the race course, she has captured a world title, 6 iron distance titles and stood on the podium 3 times at the Ironman World Championships, Hawaii.
In 2017, Rachel returned to racing having taken 2016 off to have her son and went on to win 2 Ironman races less than a year after giving birth and in doing so qualified for the World Championships. Outside of training and racing, Rachel is a passionate advocate for equality and increasing participation in sport by women. She is a founding member of TriEqual and sits on the Women For Tri Committee of Advisors.
RACHEL BY THE NUMBERS
6 Iron Distance Victories
2 Ironman 70.3 Victories
2x Runner Up Ironman World Championships
1 Baby Boy (Archie) | Born September 2016
Dana Platin is an experienced leadership development strategist, adept at coaching driven women who want to become braver, bolder, and stronger. A passionate and avid athlete, Dana has used her participation in triathlons, cycling, and mountaineering as a way to set personal goals to push herself beyond what she thought was possible and tap into her best self. Dana believes the world can be changed for the better through our greater community participation and effective leadership.
While personal triumphs have taught her discipline, determination, motivation, and commitment; it is her unique 20-year work history, focused in the areas of leadership development, training, and program management, which has produced the most significant lessons learned.
DANA BY THE NUMBERS
20+ years | Trainer, Facilitator, Program Director
15+ years | Triathlon, Cycling, and Mountaineering
4x Ironman Finisher | 15x 70.3 Ironman Finisher