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Jimmy Barker Jimmy Barker

Occupation?
The Beckham Group Trial Law - Senior Paralegal

How did you get into triathlon?
I swam competively and then began cycling, so triathlon seemed like the next logical step.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
8 years

Favorite workout?
Saturday morning ride with run

Do you have training partners?
team rides, but I usually swim and run solo.

Best Race?
RedMan 70.3, 2015

Worst Race?
No bad races - Any day racing or training is a great day.

Why you do triathlons?
I like the competition.

What's next for you?
TexasMan X-50, Fort Worth 70.3, RedMan 70.3, and IMFL

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Riding with Pizza Dave

Running Shoe that you wear?
Altras and Hokas

What time do you wake up?
Too darn early

Favorite song to train to?
Trick question: Coach Chuck will tell you that you're not supposed to train with music.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Cycling running or swimming

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Hammer products.

Favorite food (regular)?
Grilled Chicken or ice cream :)

Spouse/Significant Other?
The lovely and talented Kelly Barker.

Other sports interest?
Trail running, mountain biking, off or on-road duathlon

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Riding around in the Z4 with the top down and "playing" the guitar

Favorite TV show/movie?
Anything on Discovery or NATGEO

Greatest motivator?
Success

Hometown?
Amarillo

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What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Anything outdoors