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Shawn Kinsey

Gastrointestinal Pathologist

How did you get into triathlon?
Watched friends (John Carmichael) do them for a few years and said, "I could do that."

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Since the St. Patrick's day triathlon in March, 2009. Coldest day of my life!

Favorite workout?
Speed swim workouts

Do you have training partners?
Nicole, Becky, Robert and Jen - The Ironman Cozumel 2011 group!

Best Race?
Kansas half 2011.

Worst Race?
St. Patricks Triathlon 2009 - still makes me shiver just thinking about it.

Why you do triathlons?
It helps keep my blood pressure down and they are fun.

What's next for you?
Ironman Cozumel

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Not being able to get my helmit off duing a triathlon because my fingers were too cold to function.

Running Shoe that you wear?

What time do you wake up?
5 or 6 am, depending on workout schedule

Favorite song to train to?
Remixed Gaga or Ke$ha

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Swim and Bike are equal. Hate every step of the run.

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Cherry Lime Roctane GU and peanut butter chip granola bars

Favorite food (regular)?
Velveeta cheese dip

Spouse/Significant Other?

Other sports interest?
What else is there?

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Read lots of books and see a lot of bad movies.

Favorite TV show/movie?

Greatest motivator?
Thinking of getting a tattoo after the ironman. Oh, and I'll need some stickers or something on my truck.

Little Rock, AR

Interesting fact about yourself?

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Travel, far far away.