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Brad Aspgren Brad Aspgren

Occupation?
IT Manager

How did you get into triathlon?
From swimming with DAM (Dallas Aquatic Masters), where many friends were already doing tri's so I had to try one

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Since 2003

Favorite workout?
Long bike ride or long swim at SMU outdoors

Do you have training partners?
I normally cycle with a handful of friends or alone. I swim with DAM, and race-walk (since I don't run) on my own

Best Race?
IM Florida 2007

Worst Race?
IM Lake Placid 2008 (back got out of alignment the day night the race and had a slight adjustment 20 minutes before the race) and it rained the entire day (i.e., 1.6" of rain during the race)

Why you do triathlons?
I like the challenge myself since I am not a natural athlete

What's next for you?
IM Florida in Nov 2013, then IM Wisconsin in 2014

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Still thinking - I am sure there are many!

Running Shoe that you wear?
Adidas Adizero (running flats)

What time do you wake up?
4:30-5am

Favorite song to train to?
Chris Tomlin "How Great Is Our God"

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Swim

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Larabars, Gel, repeat, repeat, repeat!

Favorite food (regular)?
Healthy! Lots of veggies, meats/fish, potatoes, fruits

Spouse/Significant Other?
N/A - single (hoping to meet Ms. Right one of these years)

Other sports interest?
Kayaking, inline skating (did a 28 mile race a few years), hiking

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Traveling to off-the-beaten path international locations and meeting lots of natives and photography while there

Favorite TV show/movie?
News and sports!

Greatest motivator?
Jesus Christ!

Hometown?
Chicago

Interesting fact about yourself?
Almost put in jail in Poland during college for black marketing USD$s

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Hanging out with friends, family, traveling, sleeping, eating!