Zimbabwe born Sissons came to New Zealand as a boy and turned to triathlon relatively late with his first experience being at the New Zealand Schools Nationals in 2007. One taste for the sport however and Sissons was hooked. He has raced on the ITU stage since 2009 and has enjoyed a strong 2016 campaign that includes two top ten performances (7th Abu Dhabi, 9th Yokohama).
Sissons has twice stood on the podium with the New Zealand team at the ITU World Mixed Relay Championships (bronze 2010, silver 2013) and was the silver medal winner in the 2010 ITU U23 Men's World Championships. Sissons raced at the London Olympic Games, finishing 33rd on that occasion.Read more