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Jim Linck

Finance Professor

How did you get into triathlon?
My twin signed me up for Ironman Louisville 2009

How long have you been doing triathlon?
2009-2015 (on hiatus)

Favorite workout?
Bike around WRL

Do you have training partners?

Best Race?
Ironman Florida 2011

Worst Race?
KONA 2015

Why you do triathlons?
Fitness, Competition, love the events, atmosphere, people

What's next for you?
Get back into running, Dallas half, then back to fulls

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
hmmm... probably a bunch that I *should* be embarrassed about

Running Shoe that you wear?
exclusively Hoka One One

What time do you wake up?
all over the map, when I decide to or need to

Favorite song to train to?
WSJ Podcasts

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
Bike, with run a close second; hate swimming

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
hmmm... changed a lot over time. Nothing if workout/race less than 3 hours. Bananas, bonk breakers, pbj, whatever in mood for at the moment.

Favorite food (regular)?
Crazy fresh/quality sushi/sashimi (i.e., Tei An in the Arts District)

Spouse/Significant Other?
Single (divorced; one teenager, two "grown" wonderful kids).

Other sports interest?
golf, football, basketball, skiing

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
drinks and conversation with friends, meeting new people.

Favorite TV show/movie?
Big Bang Theory / Eraser

Greatest motivator?
My twin (a million stories)

Ravenna, MI

Interesting fact about yourself?
I have an identical twin brother, and am mistaken for him often

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
hmmm... get away? Just do other stuff, kids, work, ski, dinners out, hanging with friends, watch college football.