A Journey of Transformation with Izzat Zin

A Journey of Transformation with Izzat Zin

Izzat Zin, a 38-year-old from Johor Bahru, Malaysia, is more than just an athlete—he's a testament to the transformative power of triathlon and endurance sport. Juggling roles as a TV commercial talent, influencer, and small business owner, Izzat's journey into endurance sports began from a place of personal challenge and growth.

"I used to weigh 140 kg, but despite being overweight back then, I always loved staying active and trying new things. However, I also battled depression, feeling lost and unmotivated. It was triathlon that gave me a renewed sense of purpose and happiness. It's been a step-by-step journey towards a fulfilling life," said Izzat.

His turning point came when he shed an incredible 60kg through a newfound passion for fitness routines like Zumba, HIIT, and spinning. It was during this journey that cycling and triathlon found their way into his life, thanks to his supportive BBB team.

Triathlon triumphs and Milestones

With only four triathlon events under his belt, including overcoming the daunting challenge of open water swimming, Izzat celebrates each finish line as a personal victory. "Every race completion is an achievement, especially considering where I started."

Reflecting on his training hurdles, Izzat acknowledges, "Swimming without a buoy was unimaginable for me but through perseverance and support from friends and coaches, I tackled this fear head-on, taking swimming lessons and building confidence stroke by stroke.”

Becoming a Purpose Athlete

"As a newcomer to triathlon, I want to share my journey on social media with the aim to inspire others that it's never too late to start something new and to find joy in meeting like-minded individuals."

"This sport gives you purpose," Izzat asserts. He says, once you commit, you have a goal that pushes you forward, regardless of where you begin and he wants to empower others to discover their purpose and foster a supportive community where everyone can thrive.

Beyond Endurance Sports 

Outside of training, Izzat enjoys hiking, travel, and is eager to add free diving to his list of achievements. "It's about embracing life's adventures," he smiles.

Follow Izzat's journey at https://www.instagram.com/izzatzin?igsh=MXMyYjVhMml6M3lxbw==


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