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Cari Ossenfort Cari Ossenfort

Occupation?
Director of Engineering for Avery Dennison RFID

How did you get into triathlon?
I did my first one with my Mom when I was in highschool. I was a swimmer and thought surely I could get through the bike and run!

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Too long :)

Favorite workout?
Open water swim or long ride

Do you have training partners?
The new crew, Jill, Blake, Cari, Amanda, LJ...

Best Race?
2011 Caveman sprint my first Overall win!! Ironman Canada 2004, Ironman PR, Marathon PR and stayed ahead of Mary!

Worst Race?
Monster 2012 flat coming out of T1, first race DNF

Why you do triathlons?
Competition (not that I am competitive or anything)

What's next for you?
Challenge Atlantic City (Iron Distance Race), then Ironman retirement :)

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Breaking my hand by hitting another swimmer in the pool during the Athens sprint in 1999. I was in a cast for my first marathon!

Running Shoe that you wear?
Sacony Ride

What time do you wake up?
5:00am on workout days

Favorite song to train to?
Chuck doesn't allow music ;)

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

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Everything, gels, bars, ritz bits, peanut butter sandwich….

Favorite food (regular)?
Fish, tacos, really not picky

Spouse/Significant Other?
JP Ossenfort

Other sports interest?
Skiing

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Spend time with my two little guys and travel

Favorite TV show/movie?
Big Bang Theory/16 Candles.

Greatest motivator?
Being the best example I have to my two little kiddos

Hometown?
Army Brat… I guess Dallas now!

Interesting fact about yourself?
Born in Wiesbaden Germany

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Spend as much time as I can with my husband and kids as possible!