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NICOLE PACCHIANO

Occupation?
interior designer and architect

How did you get into triathlon?
had a running injury and was looking to cross train

How long have you been doing triathlon?
July 2009

Favorite workout?
Bike Intervals on Wednesday

Do you have training partners?
Jennifer, Becky, and Rebecca

Best Race?
Redman Half Aquabike 2010 - got 2nd place overall. Ironman Cozumel - first IM and finished sub 13 hours

Worst Race?
Blackland, also my first race. I've never felt that much anxiety before.

Why you do triathlons?
I enjoy the competition and the variety in the training. The social aspect helps a lot, too.

What's next for you?
sprint races

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
I went to buy my first road bike and to my surprise it didn't have a kick stand. Who knew?!!

Running Shoe that you wear?
Brooks

What time do you wake up?
5:00 am

Favorite song to train to?
don't listen to music anymore.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
bike

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Infinite

Favorite food (regular)?
I love all types...I don't discriminate.

Spouse/Significant Other?
Marco

Other sports interest?
yoga, basketball and baseball! GO SPURS GO!!!

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
museums, trying new restaurants, and shopping.

Favorite TV show/movie?
Modern Family, The Office, Glee, Criminal Minds, Family Guy, and Jersey Shore

Greatest motivator?
feeling healthy and accomplished

Hometown?
San Antonio, Texas

Interesting fact about yourself?
I'm half Guatemalan and half Cuban of half German and half French descendants. I'm bilingual in English and Spanish.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Spend time with my hubby and my sweet baby girl Lucia!