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katherine compton

Trial Attorney - Complex commercial litigation

How did you get into triathlon?
1986 raced with late husband... I was little bullet and my husband was big bullet - doing sprints, olympic and half irons all over and kona

How long have you been doing triathlon?

Favorite workout?
long ride long runs - love to hammer the bike- chase people down at white rock.

Do you have training partners?
My sister is my best friend and training partner.

Best Race?
any race. I am passionate about all races.

Worst Race?
cozumel IM - hammered bike felt like a million bucks, then had nothing left for run - had to walk alot of the run. time was decent but i felt no energy. Chuck taught me how to fix this problem :)

Why you do triathlons?
I am type A - in everything i do - want to win/ race / compete.

What's next for you?
Galveston 70.3, Buiffalo Springs 70.3 Longhorn 70.3 IM Cozumel 2014 (this year only doing one IM... blessed with too much work :)

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
I am afraid of the open water swims i wore (until 2 races!) this life saving belt, it is ok to wear in events, and if i get in trouble and i can pull a string and a floaty will come out (then i would be disqualified. I wear it in all open water swims. Look stupid but its my security blanket.

Running Shoe that you wear?
new balance

What time do you wake up?
4 am. Like to pray have coffee - work ... look at facebook / then hit the road to train.

Favorite song to train to?
country for now. Like it all.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
bike - hammer time.

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
mojo bars, chomps

Favorite food (regular)?
could eat mexican every day

Spouse/Significant Other?

Other sports interest?

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
get my hair and nails done - look pretty - go to fine dinner at abacus or ritz - drink red wine.

Favorite TV show/movie?
dont really watch tv/ the notebook/ blind side / the proposal

Greatest motivator?
self motivated, however when i am in an ironman - at mile 18 i have love notes from my three kids in the special needs bag. they motivate me to bring it on home! They are my life.

Dallas/ lived in San antonio for 19 years, moved home after hubby died. Loved SA, hill country.

Interesting fact about yourself?
I love being a trial lawyer, when i am in court - arguing on behalf of my clients - it makes me high. I am a junk yard dog and will fight for my clients to the death! :)

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
wine with my man - when in a relationship, doing fun things with my kids. traveling, nice restaurants, Movies, dinner.