Member Profiles

Member Spotlight On
Peter Martin


How did you get into triathlon?
When I worked in Louisiana, my wife and I were introduced to triathlons by a good friend of ours who competed as a member of team USA in triathlons.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
2 years

Favorite workout?
I would have to say that I enjoy doing bricks.

Do you have training partners?
No. My wife and I train together sometime but we are both on different levels.

Best Race?
Dennison Dash, Dennison TX

Worst Race?
Tiny Texan in Boerne, TX

Why you do triathlons?
I still have a competitive nature. I love to compete.

What's next for you?
My big goal is to do an Ironman. My upcoming goal is to train my body to be more aerobic.

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
I will have to think about that one

Running Shoe that you wear?

What time do you wake up?
4:30 am

Favorite song to train to?
It depends on my moods and what I am training. During strength training, I am an alternative/rock guy. During my long runs, I enjoy Christian music

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Probably the bike, but I am not very good at it.

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
I am ashamed to say that I don't

Favorite food (regular)?
Macaroni & Cheese

Spouse/Significant Other?
Married, my wife's name is Melissa

Other sports interest?
I love sports. Football, basketball, baseball, golf, some tennis.

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Hmmm....I love computers and technology. My favorite thing to do now is to play with my new iMac.

Favorite TV show/movie?
Tv Show: The Office Movie: Major League

Greatest motivator?
Well, the way I take this is what motivates me. Music is a great motivator, along with competition.

Giddings, TX around the Austin area

Interesting fact about yourself?
I was a walk on football player at Texas A&M.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
I haven't been doing triathlons consistent enough or long enough, but I am doing a little bit of mountain biking. My wife and I also enjoy running together.