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Key Achievements:

  • Ironman Debut: Epoy made waves in the triathlon community with his debut Ironman performance, completing the grueling race in an impressive 9 hours, 39 minutes, and 31 seconds, earning him the title of the fastest Filipino Ironman debutant. 
  • Championship Titles: He has secured championship titles in prestigious events such as the 2022 Las Vegas Triathlon and the 2022 Bayshore 70.4, showcasing his exceptional skills and determination. 
  • Ironman 70.3 World Championships: Epoy’s remarkable speed and endurance were further highlighted when he became the fastest Filipino at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in 2021. 
  • Bataan International Triathlon: In 2015, Epoy emerged as the Overall Champion of the Bataan International Triathlon, solidifying his position as a formidable force in the triathlon circuit. 
  • Philippine National Games: Epoy’s talent was recognized at the national level when he clinched the Bronze Medal in triathlon at the 2014 Philippine National Games, demonstrating his consistent excellence in the sport.



Deo Erik Paolo “Epoy” Timbol

2nd Class Petty Officer, United States Navy

Professional Background:

Deo Erik Paolo Timbol, known fondly as Epoy, is not only a dedicated member of the United States Navy but also a former Philippine National Triathlete. His journey in the world of triathlon has been nothing short of remarkable, marked by numerous achievements and accolades.

Coaching Credentials:

Epoy is not just an accomplished athlete; he is also an Ironman Certified Triathlon Coach and a UESCA Running Certified Coach. His expertise in coaching stems from his passion for the sport and years of experience competing at the highest levels.
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