Jaco Venter is an experienced triathlete, with a whopping 16 completed IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 races under his belt. He is a former couch potato transformed into a dedicated multisport athlete since 2015, fully embracing every moment of the journey. He has worked his way up to IRONMAN *AWA status from bronze and is currently an AWA Gold status athlete. Coach Jaco is an avid supporter for IRONMAN 4 the Kids and frequently races under their colours.

He is committed to helping others achieve their goals and beyond with the mindset “Anything is possible if you set your mind to it”.

*AWA (All World Athlete) status is awarded to athletes that finished their racing year in the top one percent (Gold), top five percent (Silver) or top ten percent (Bronze) in their age group world wide.

Location: Centurion, South Africa

Athlete status: Open for 2024/2025 seasons

You can contact Coach Jaco via email at [email protected] or via cell 082 747 3117

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Race history

14 x IRONMAN 70.3 Finisher
2 x IRONMAN Africa Championship Finisher
10 x Ultra Triathlon series 70.3
Red Hub 70.3 Ultra Distance Race
Comrades 2024 Finisher
Desert Dash – 2 Man Team
2 x Cullinan 2 Tonteldoos (Solo & Team) Finisher

2024 SA Triathlon Age Group Champ 2nd (40-44)
2024 North West Duathlon Champ 1st Overall
2024 Ultra Sun City U100 Age Group Champ 1st  (40-44)

2023 SA Triathlon Age Group Champ 1st (40-44)
2022 Cullinan 2 Tonteldoos 2 Man Team 2nd Podium

Multiple provincial Triathlon & Duathlon Champ podiums.
Multiple short & standard distance triathlon, duathlon & xtri races.
Multiple Road & MTB cycling races.
Multiple Road & Trail running races.