|DOB||04 May 1985 (age 28)|
|Hometown||Holmfirth / Leeds|
Mark comes from a steeplechase background, having been pipped to a place in the England team for the 2006 Commonwealth Games by fellow elite triathlete, Adam Bowden.
He was recruited to triathlon through the 2010 trigold scheme and has been training full time in Loughborough before more recently moving to Leeds.
In 2011 Mark took top spot at the British Elite Duathlon Championships in Loughborough beating Todd Leckie into second. He repeated this in 2012, securring the national title for the second year in a row. He went on to make ihis ITU World Triathlon Series debut in Kitzbuhel in July, and competed in the Grand Final in Auckland in October.
Mark's biggest career win to date was the ITU World Cup in Palamos, Spain, in JUly 2013. He escaped on the bike and held on to a lead for most of the run until he was caught in the closing stages, only to break away again and claim the victory.
Mark is part of the UK Sport Lottery funded British Triathlon World Class Podium Potential Squad and receives additional funding from Barrie Well and the Well Sports Foundation. Mark is coached by Jack Maitland and Malcolm Brown.
Follow Mark on Twitter @TriBucko.
|2014 ITU World Triathlon Auckland||6th Apr 2014||DNF|
|2013 Cozumel ITU Triathlon World Cup||6th Oct 2013||14th ()|
|2013 Alicante ITU Triathlon World Cup||29th Sep 2013||9th ()|
|2013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London||11th Sep 2013||58th ()|
|2013 ITU World Triathlon Stockholm||24th Aug 2013||DNF|
|2013 Tiszaujvaros ITU Triathlon World Cup||10th Aug 2013||11th ()|
|2013 Palamos ITU Triathlon World Cup||14th Jul 2013||1st ()|
|2013 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel||6th Jul 2013||50th ()|
|2013 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama||11th May 2013||15th ()|
|2013 ITU World Triathlon San Diego||19th Apr 2013||24th ()|
|2013 GBR Duathlon National Championships||1st Jan 2013||1st ()|
|2012 Barfoot&Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Auckland||20th Oct 2012||29th ()|
|2012 Nancy ITU Duathlon World Championships||22nd Sep 2012||11th ()|
|2012 Nancy ITU Duathlon World Championships||22nd Sep 2012||4th ()|
|2012 Karlovy Vary ITU Triathlon European Cup||25th Aug 2012||17th ()|
|2012 Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup||6th Jul 2012||21st ()|
|2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel||23rd Jun 2012||36th ()|
|2012 Banyoles ITU Triathlon World Cup||17th Jun 2012||4th ()|
|2012 Eilat ETU Triathlon European Championships||20th Apr 2012||15th ()|
|2012 Larache ITU Sprint Triathlon African Cup||7th Apr 2012||26th ()|
|2012 Salinas ITU Triathlon Premium Pan American Cup||3rd Mar 2012||2nd ()|
|2012 Lima ITU Triathlon Premium Pan American Cup||26th Feb 2012||9th ()|
|2012 GBR Duathlon National Championships||1st Jan 2012||1st ()|
|2011 Gijon ITU Duathlon World Championships||24th Sep 2011||20th ()|
|2011 Karlovy Vary ITU Triathlon European Cup||21st Aug 2011||10th ()|
|2011 Geneva ITU Triathlon European Cup||24th Jul 2011||8th ()|
|2011 Brasschaat ITU Triathlon Premium European Cup||29th May 2011||41st ()|
|2011 Limerick ETU Duathlon European Championships||17th Apr 2011||6th ()|
|2011 Antalya ITU Triathlon European Cup||3rd Apr 2011||42nd ()|
|2010 Edinburgh ITU Duathlon World Championships||3rd Sep 2010||30th ()|
|2010 Nancy ETU Duathlon European Championships||30th Apr 2010||DNSth ()|