Member Profiles

Member Spotlight On
Christine Burns

Sales Representative/ Cengage Learning

How did you get into triathlon?
I've always enjoyed running and swimming, so after a few spin classes I decided to give it a try. One race with a borrowed mountain bike and I was hooked!

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Since 2000, with many breaks along the way.

Favorite workout?
Long runs at White Rock.

Do you have training partners?
Too many to name.

Best Race?
The New York City Marathon, Boulder 70.3

Worst Race?
Galveston 70.3

Why you do triathlons?
I really love all three sports, so combined it's a lot of fun! In addition, triathlons provide a mental vacation.

What's next for you?
Chicago Marathon and maybe a sprint tri here and there:-)

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Anytime I'm on the bike it can be embarresssing-slow,slow,slow!!!

Running Shoe that you wear?
Asics Gel-Kayano. I must have 6 pairs of the same shoe.

What time do you wake up?

Favorite song to train to?
No Sleep by Wiz Khalifa

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Vanilla Gel

Favorite food (regular)?

Spouse/Significant Other?

Other sports interest?
Love college football and most live sporting events

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
I love hanging out with my kids and enjoy most anything that involves family and friends;movies, dinner, concerts, sporting events etc.

Favorite TV show/movie?
Modern Family

Greatest motivator?
My Dad is my greatest motivator. He's completed 25plus marathons and countless century bike rides.

Ive lived all over the world.... no set hometown.

Interesting fact about yourself?
I went to High School in Honolulu, Hawaii.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
I embrace my children and their hectic athletic schedules.