Faris Al-Sultan, a triathlon icon, brings a great deal of expertise and success in coaching athletes towards victory in their races as well as his own. After completing his first Ironman in 1997 with a respectable 10:33, Faris conquered the World Champion title in Hawaii in 2005 and moved into coaching, where he led two-time Ironman World Champion Patrick Lange. In 2018, he became the Head Coach at the German Triathlon Association and acted as an advisor. In addition to his exemplary performance in the triathlon world, Faris received the Badge of Honour from the German Triathlon Union in 2016, the Munich Sportsman of the year award in 2004 and 2005, the Bavarian Sports Award in 2007 to commemorate his outstanding achievement and many more. Celebrated for his strength in all three disciplines, Faris is best known for his unique long-strided, loose-armed running style described as “looping.”