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Brad Aspgren Brad Aspgren

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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?

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

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

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!


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!