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Christopher Brown

Attorney (Oil & Gas/Environmental and Financial Services Litigation)

How did you get into triathlon?
Long-time cyclist who decided to give it a try when my wife signed up for the Austin Danskin Sprint 8 years ago.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Did my first mini-sprint in April 2004; since then, a few sprints, a few opympics, and then a long hiatus... that's still going.

Favorite workout?
Cycling/Running @ White Rock with a group

Do you have training partners?
Lone Ranger

Best Race?
Still don't know if I have a best race yet; my first Olympic distance was the 2012 US Open, and I finished just under my sub-3hr goal.

Worst Race?
Capital of Texas Sprint - Memorial Day, 2004. First 100+ degree day of the year. I rode my dad's old steel Trek road bike (shifters on the down-tube) and walked 2/3 of the run.

Why you do triathlons?
Trying to get into and stay in shape (a less round shape).

What's next for you?

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Unforgettably, running up on a pop-fly in Little League and jumping to catch the ball as it sailed 30 feet over my head.

Running Shoe that you wear?
Brooks Glycerine

What time do you wake up?
5:00 - 5:30

Favorite song to train to?
Ali in the Jungle

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Cliff Bars (peanut butter) and GU

Favorite food (regular)?
Bacon Cheeseburgers (see reason for doing triathlons)

Spouse/Significant Other?

Other sports interest?
Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, Basketball, Golf

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Travel, Build/fix things, Read, Play with my kiddos

Favorite TV show/movie?
Movies: My Cousin Vinny; A Few Good Men

Greatest motivator?
My wife; improving on my best time in anything; and wanting to be able to keep up with my kids' sports/outdoor activities as they grow up.

Jacksonville, TX

Interesting fact about yourself?
I can hand-toss pizza dough and love to cook.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
i am clearly not training enough. ??