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A year-long adventure in the weird and wonderful world of triathlon. Published by Faber & Faber in trade paperback and mass market paperback.


About Lucy


Lucy Fry is a writer specialising in health, fitness, travel and lifestyle, as well as an experienced fitness professional. Over the last few years she has worked as an author, columnist, editor, feature writer, copywriter and content strategist. Her narrative non-fiction book, Run, Ride, Sink or Swim: A Rookie’s Guide to Triathlon (published by Faber & Faber, 2015) was shortlisted for the Cross Sports Book Awards, New Writer Prize (2016) and exemplifies her passion for first-person writing. Lucy has put herself through all sorts of intense experiences in the name of work, including triathlon and quadrathlon, ice climbing, cryotherapy (in -90C degrees), taking part in a ‘white collar’ boxing match and walking with lions.


Lucy writes features on health, fitness, travel and lifestyle for various publications and websites including Sunday Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Guardian and Psychologies magazine.

Fitness & excercise

Health & wellbeing

Travel & adventure


Lucy produces high quality work with efficiency and flair, drawing on both her experience with words and her extensive contacts book in order to create copy for media outlets, businesses and publishers.



Lucy’s features have appeared regularly in various newspapers including Telegraph, Times, Guardian, Observer, Mail on Sunday, Evening Standard and Metro as well as a range of magazines and websites such as Reader’s Digest, Psychologies, Escapism, Coach and The Pool. She has interviewed top athletes from Becky Adlington to Andre Agassi and been a columnist for both Easy Jet Traveller Magazine and The Sunday Telegraph, as well as travel editor for Diva Magazine.

Sponsored Content/Advertorial

Lucy has worked with fitness brands, health companies, travel businesses and tourist boards to produce sponsored content/advertorial copy for the likes of FT Weekend magazine, Guardian, Telegraph travel and Aspire magazine. Testimonials and examples available upon request.

Copywriting, Content Strategy and Consultancy

Lucy has helped provide focussed web copy and content for brand leaders such as Technogym, Ten Health & Fitness and Progenex Europe as well as tourist boards, travel businesses and media companies. Testimonials and examples available upon request. Lucy has also worked as a consultant on fitness and wellbeing industry events.

Public Speaking and Radio


Lucy has appeared as an author and fitness expert on BBC World Service, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio Oxford, BBC London 94.9 and The London Sports Writing Podcast. Recent speaking engagements include Belfast Book Festival, Ways With Words, Sherborne Sessions, Triathlon Show London and Barnes & Noble Bookshop in New York City.



Lucy is the author of a narrative non-fiction book, Run, Ride, Sink or Swim: a Rookie’s guide to Triathlon, shortlisted for the Cross Sports Book Awards’ New Writer Prize (2016) and published in UK and US by Faber & Faber (2015, 2017) and in large print by Ulverscroft (2016). She is also the author of a novella, In The Clear, published by Apis Books (2007). Media copies available upon request.

Personal Training


Lucy is a fully qualified and experienced Personal Trainer committed to encouraging a positive, sustainable attitude to fitness and wellbeing. She specialises in building strength and flexibility using kettlebells, barbells and bodyweight exercises. She also offers beginners’ boxing and kickboxing training and enjoys helping clients prepare for challenges such as triathlons and marathons.

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Please get in touch. I will reply to your message as soon as possible. Regards, Lucy Fry

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