Ken Purves

Who are you?

I’m married to my best friend Jessica & father of 2 ….outside this achievement, I’m an 9 x Ironman finisher & a cycling crazy fitness fan. I’m a Level 1 triathlon coach, Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach, Cert 3 & Cert 4 in Fitness, Level 1 Trainingpeaks Coach  …. all of this and more helps me as Owner of Art of Cycling and Head Coach of Optimal Strength Coaching


When did you start teaching cycle?

My cycling teaching has been centered on Coaching triathletes & Cyclist with individual programs along with taking group cycling sessions at my local triathlon club.


Why are you excited to teach at the AOC?

To have the opportunity to teach with WATT bikes is awesome. Assisting cycling & fitness enthusiasts to become stronger and more efficient cyclists just doesn’t get any better …… I liked it so much, I bought the company 🙂


What can we expect from your classes?

My classes will be full of passion, intensity and strength that at times will push you to you limit …. I will always support you to be your best.


What’s a personal fitness goal you have?

I always wanted to complete 10 Ironman Triathlons and will reach this goal in August this year ( 2017 ) when racing Ironman Sweden. from there, I will target more cycling races, a couple of Marathons and one day I will swim the English Chanel