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Adam Hankins

International Tax Consultant

How did you get into triathlon?
Wanted a new challenge for myself after I lost some weight. And my competitive side got the better of me when I heard one of my childhood friends completed one.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Started training in 2006, first race was in 2007.

Favorite workout?

Do you have training partners?
F2T, when I actually make it to group workouts.

Best Race?
Playtri Olympic 2007 - amazing how well proper training works.

Worst Race?
Rivercities 2007 - amazing how lack of training affects you.

Why you do triathlons?
The reward of crossing the finish line.

What's next for you?
Moving to Luxembourg - will try to get in a few races while I'm there if I can find a balance between training and travel.

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?

Running Shoe that you wear?

What time do you wake up?
Usually about an hour after my alarm starts going off.

Favorite song to train to?
Don't train much to music - only on the treadmill and bike trainer. When I do, I put the iPod on shuffle and skip over the slower songs.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Running, although the bike is growing on me as I start to improve

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Clif bars, Shot Bloks, GU

Favorite food (regular)?
Grilled salmon, dark chocolate

Spouse/Significant Other?
None of the above

Other sports interest?
Golf, football, softball

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Read, play guitar

Favorite TV show/movie?

Greatest motivator?
Race day.

Arlington, TX

Interesting fact about yourself?

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Tailgating at A&M football games