Bevan Colless

Physiotherapist, Bike Fitter

Areas of Expertise:
Knees, Bike Fit

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Bevan is a registered physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience working with athletes and a long career as an athlete himself. During his long career, Bevan and his partner Vanessa have successfully opened and operated clinics throughout Asia, currently with 4 clinics in the ski resorts of Japan, Tokyo and Singapore.

Through Bevans’s sporting and professional career, he has developed a love for high-performance sporting injury management with a speciality in knees and assisting athletes and the general public meet their goals. He has recently launched his own podcast, The Knee Gurus, where he interviews fellow experts in knee injury management, bringing minds together to best progress the speciality.

In addition, he is a certified F.I.S.T. (Fitting Institute of Slowtwitch) Bikefitter and also trained in the Velogic and Leomo data capture systems. Bevan is a renowned free-speed and aero-geek. During his racing career, he always looked for more speed at the same power and considered all facets of aerodynamics when working with time trialists, triathletes and bike racers.

As a physiotherapist, Bevan is interested in data-based measurements and bringing a professional sporting team level of human measurement technology to the general public. Having worked for over 15 years in the ski resorts of Japan, he has seen thousands of acute knee injuries and has a special interest in anterior cruciate ad medial ligament tears, meniscus and cartilage injuries, patella-femoral pain and postoperative care of all knee injuries.

Bevan has attended and presented at several bike fit, medical, and sports science conferences. Bevan had a 10-year career as an elite amateur triathlete and bike racer, qualifying for the Hawaii Ironman in 2013 and 2015. He is husband to Vanessa Colless, an elite amateur and 3 x Hawaii Ironman Qualifier and father to 5-year-old Lola.

Get to know Bevan:

Qualified From:

Physiotherapy: University of Sydney
Human Movement Studies: University of Technology Sydney

Past employment

Pro Therapy, Tokyo Physio, Niseko Physio

What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?

Over 20 years’ experience in physiotherapy, including 15 in ski resorts seeing acute injuries every day. A passion for managing knee injuries and pain and helping my patients achieve and exceed their goals. Having raced over 20 Ifull ronman triathlons, including Hawaii twice, I have an understanding of the athlete mindset.

Favourite Conditions to Treat

Knees and Necks. Especially ACL ruptures, I’ve spent most of my career helping people with knee ligament tears and like to think I’ve become very good at it and trained many of my staff to be as well.

What are you happiest doing when you’re not working?

Cycling, playing golf, weight training and playing with our 5-year-old daughter Lola.

What would be your personal motto?

Life is short – do it all.

Who is someone you admire and why?

My wife Vanessa. She has a great ability to stick to a task and has incredible resilience. She’s successful at everything she puts her mind to.

Your most-outstanding achievement:

Qualifying for the Hawaii Ironman. It took 7 years of training and after several near misses, I qualified in Ironman Canada in Vancouver in 2013. I had tears in my eyes for the last km of the run when I knew I’d finally done it.

What would you cook if I came round for dinner?

18 hour slow-cooked brisket and baby back ribs on my Traeger grill

Where should we go on holiday?

Back to Niseko to smash some pow!

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