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Member Spotlight On
Tina Jeon

PhD student at UT Southwestern.

How did you get into triathlon?

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Running since high school, Road biking since 2 years ago, swimming I try to avoid.

Favorite workout?
20 mile trail run followed by hot yoga.

Do you have training partners?

Best Race?
So many great races, probably the Space Coast Marathon because I placed 2nd overall female and made marathon guide news.

Worst Race?
Prairieman half ironman because I got a piece of glass stuck in my foot after the swim transition and biked/ran with a bloody foot.

Why you do triathlons?
I see/do as much as I can in my life.

What's next for you?
Rocky Raccoon 100 mile.

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
When I had to cut my sports bra 40 miles into a 50 mile race because the straps were too tight.

Running Shoe that you wear?
Newtons Distancia on roads, New Balance MT 110 on trail.

What time do you wake up?

Favorite song to train to?
I don't listen to music when I run.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Running, duh.

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Gu Roctane pomegrante and Honey stinger waffles

Favorite food (regular)?

Spouse/Significant Other?

Other sports interest?

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
I love learning about science and knowing how things work, especially skilled at poking brains.

Favorite TV show/movie?

Greatest motivator?


Interesting fact about yourself?
I love to make neat piles, even if the piles are already quite neat themselves. I also like Mondays and hate sleeping.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Why would I want to get away from it? I love finding/discovering new trails when I'm on vacation.