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How did you get into triathlon?
A friend from TNT mararthon told me he thought I'd like triathlon. (Maybe because I was a crappy marathoner.)

How long have you been doing triathlon?
My first was 2002

Favorite workout?
Long group rides on Saturdays. Was doing those with the group before they became group rides.

Do you have training partners?
Many.... See group rides!!

Best Race?
IM Arizona 2009. While I did cramp on the run- I PR'd by 10 minutes 6 years after my firts IM. Pretty happy about that. You can get better no matter what age you are.

Worst Race?
IM Kentucky. My race was a mess and I walked pretty much the entire marathon - but I DID finish and the medal looks just like all the the others on the wall!

Why you do triathlons?
I love the challenge and the lifestyle. (Oh - and so I can eat a LOT!)

What's next for you?
Ironman Mont Tremblant.

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Hmmmm - I can embarrass myself at the drop of a hat.

Running Shoe that you wear?
Brooks Pure Light

What time do you wake up?
6:15is... getting older - getting up later. I like my sleep.

Favorite song to train to?
Any Techno and Christian Rock always make the list. Not sure about a favorite at the moment.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
power gels and cliff blocks

Favorite food (regular)?
Sushi or Mexican

Spouse/Significant Other?
HA! Don't get me started - but no.

Other sports interest?
Volleyball, golf, and I LOVE baseball. (Is drinking wine a sport?)

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Travel or gardening (or see above)

Favorite TV show/movie?
Big Ban Theory, Caddyshack

Greatest motivator?
Age, myself and haters.

Tallmadge, OH

Interesting fact about yourself?
I did stand up comedy once. (OMG!)

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Hang with my dog, my friends and - oh, and drink some wine.