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Carlos Tirador

Occupation?
Licensed broker

How did you get into triathlon?
Just wanted to do it. Its a sport that requires consistency, discipine and thrill of setting goals.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
This will be my first year. I've set an arbitrary goal of doing 5 sprints in one year. After, I'll aim to doing olympic and half Ironmans.

Favorite workout?
ALL but the run!

Do you have training partners?
None. This is the reason why i joined: to be with people with similar interests

Best Race?
too few to tell. Ask me again next year.

Worst Race?
refer to queestion 6.

Why you do triathlons?
Uniqueness in the idea of having to balance 3 sports

What's next for you?
Mostly sprints... I set a goal to do 5 sprints triathlons on my first year. Realistic?

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
refer to queestion 7.

Running Shoe that you wear?
Brooks Glycerin B

What time do you wake up?
3:38 AM daily!

Favorite song to train to?
Bill conti's Rocky anthem! When I hear this... it is a GO ALL THE WAY!

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Cycling.

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Well balanced meals or snacks of carbs, protein and fiber.

Favorite food (regular)?
Fish of all sorts and styles

Spouse/Significant Other?
Yes. whom i call the Wife. Very supportive of me and the sport. Drives her crazy when I sleep at 8pm. hehe

Other sports interest?
Weight training and occassional day at the bookstore.

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Movies. big movie buff.

Favorite TV show/movie?
Mad Men/ too many....

Greatest motivator?
You got me.., can't say. Myself?

Hometown?
A small town called San Juan in the Philippines.

Interesting fact about yourself?
On a mission to make life a one big adventure.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Can't say. Which worries me. I read that sometimes training can be a result of either compulsive or avoidance behavior. I walk the fine line but at heart I know this adds so much dimension in day to day life and I love it!