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Kurt Rodegast Kurt Rodegast

Partner Technology Specialist (MICROSOFT)

How did you get into triathlon?
Had run a few marathons and want a new challenge

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Since the summer of 2003

Favorite workout?
Long Bike Rides

Do you have training partners?
When time allows I love the group rides but generally I go it alone.

Best Race?
California 70.3 in March of 2006 Ironman CDA 2007

Worst Race?
Disco Man in 2005

Why you do triathlons?
Show my kids that discipline and hard work is rewarding

What's next for you?
2008 Buffalo Springs 2009 IM Wisconsin (Any else in?)

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Basically every time I step out there is a chance for a big chance of embarrasement

Running Shoe that you wear?
Asics Kinsea Saucony

What time do you wake up?
Try for 5:30 but usually 6:30

Favorite song to train to?
Anything by Sublime

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

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Vanilla Bean GU Uncrustables (Grape, Strawberry and now Honey) Can't beat them. gu2o

Favorite food (regular)?
Anything that doesn’t bite back, but mostly Mexican food.

Spouse/Significant Other?
Cynthia, my lovely bride of nearly 17 years.

Other sports interest?
Basketball and Fly Fishing

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Building Balsa Wood Planes

Favorite TV show/movie?
The Saint (TV) and Goodfellas, no contest.

Greatest motivator?
Our kids

Born in Brawley California but Dallas has been home since 1972

Interesting fact about yourself?
Speak Spanish Fluently

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Read and raise our kids