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Cyndi Dupuis Cyndi Dupuis


How did you get into triathlon?
I wanted to do something that didn't involve my ex., and I loved the bike, so I thought I would give it a shot.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Since 2001

Favorite workout?
Oddly enough, right now it would be a brick.

Do you have training partners?
I have the Honey Badgers, and the group, but honestly this go round, I am training mostly by myself, and mentally it puts me in a good place. Not sure what that says about me.

Best Race?
Personally, IM CDL '07. It was awesome. Good thing Coach Chuck is persistent. As far as best experience AT a race, it was IM St. George, I went back to the finish for the final hour of people coming it. It was the most amazing thing I have ever seen.

Worst Race?
IM CDL '07 - The swim start was unlike anything I had even imagined. SCARY! And I'm pretty comfortable in the water, then came then blisters on the run/walk, but the volunteers and the entire IM experience dominated any negativity!

Why you do triathlons?
Some people like pilates or yoga, but triathlon and fishing are my escapes from the real world.

What's next for you?
Ironman Lake Placid - July 24, 2011. I am really excited about this one.

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Brian told me to swim in my wetsuit before upcoming race, and I accidently punched myself in the mouth while trying to put on wetsuit at pool. Bloody lip and everything. That was embarrassing.

Running Shoe that you wear?
Saucony Kinvara

What time do you wake up?
6 a.m.

Favorite song to train to?
Right now it's Ryan Adams, Stoney Larue,

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
PowerBar Gel's, Pay Day, Salt Tabs and Ironman Perform. Sometimes Infinit.

Favorite food (regular)?
Bar-B-Que, Thai, and home cooking.

Spouse/Significant Other?
Donny Dupuis (Double D)

Other sports interest?
Raising kids (that's a sport right?), Scuba Diving & Snowboarding.

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Music, play acoustic.

Favorite TV show/movie?
TV Show - Modern Family Movie - Jaws

Greatest motivator?
My Dad and my family and friends.

Dallas, Texas (Hell Yeah!)

Interesting fact about yourself?
I don't know. I like applesauce, but not apples? Carrot cake, but not carrots? And I absolutely HATE lobster.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Cook, travel and music.