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Emily Drake

Landscape Architect

How did you get into triathlon?

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Since 2006

Favorite workout?
Short bricks

Do you have training partners?
Now I do.

Best Race?
Athen's Triathlon 2011 - first place age group finish & Austin 70.3 - all my hard work paid off and I finish feeling really good!

Worst Race?
IMTX 2012 - Bonked on the ride at about the 80 mile mark and never recovered - DNF.

Why you do triathlons?
Simply put - I love it. I may get tired and exhausted - but I love it.

What's next for you?
IMTX redemption race - on the way I will be doing IMTX 70.3 galveston

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Having to admit that I hyper extended my knee during that swim portion of a race.... seriously?!

Running Shoe that you wear?

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

Favorite song to train to?
smile like you mean it, the killers

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Used to be running, then it was swimming, maybe this year it will be the bike!

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Gu, power bar or clif bar, perform sports drink, pbj

Favorite food (regular)?
A really great turkey burger

Spouse/Significant Other?
Nicole Ramirez

Other sports interest?
Marathon and trail running

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Travel and camping

Favorite TV show/movie?
Modern Family

Greatest motivator?


Interesting fact about yourself?

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?