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Melanie Flinn Melanie Flinn


How did you get into triathlon?
Raced bikes for 10 years, did a few marathons, have always wanted to do an ironman so triathlons were the next step!

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Started July 2007

Favorite workout?
Running with my dogs or a long hard intense ride

Do you have training partners?
My dogs are my running buddies. Nothing is better than intervals with the I also ride with a couple of buddies of mine. Very cool dudes.

Best Race?
US Toyota Open

Worst Race?
La Primavera ...Cycling race

Why you do triathlons?
I think it's really awesome how you can push your body past it's limits..

What's next for you?
Vegas Marathon...Doggie Duathlon with my cocker spaniel "Maalei" in NYC..Can't wait ...

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?

Running Shoe that you wear?
Nike Jasari

What time do you wake up?

Favorite song to train to?
Born to Slow

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Only powergels

Favorite food (regular)?
Try to keep it healthy most of the time..Cheat days are pizza or Mexican Food

Spouse/Significant Other?
Martin..An amazing guy

Other sports interest?
Love any kind of sports

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Go to concerts, shop, hang out on a patio with a few margaritas...

Favorite TV show/movie?
Shawshank Redemption ..Grey's Anatomy

Greatest motivator?
My dad

Bowie, Texas

Interesting fact about yourself?
12 year perfect attendance in school- Won state in golf

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Anything outside...