Member Profiles


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Rich Harpel Rich Harpel

Occupation?
Web designer and developer. Started two companies with a fellow Fit2Train member named Ryan Cooper. We now do online training and power based analysis for triathletes and cyclist.

How did you get into triathlon?
Always wanted to do a marathon and did, I guess I figured the next thing would be a triathlon. Started with the Baylor Tom Landry sprint.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
I started in 2005 and have since retired from triathlon.

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Worst Race?
The last 6 miles of Ironman Coeur d'Alene in 2006 when it was the hottest day that year at 98 degrees.

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Other sports interest?
Adventure racing, Mountain biking, Disc Golf

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Hometown?
Jeanerette, Louisiana - which is about 30 miles south of Lafayette in the heart of Cajun country.

Interesting fact about yourself?
I'm a veteran of Desert Storm.

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