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Assistant General Counsel for Kimberly-Clark Professional
How did you get into triathlon?
After finishing law school, I was out of shape & had huge time gaps in my schedule. Went to a TNT recruiting meeting w. NO intention of signing up, just wanted to get motivated. Oops - signed up that night. No clue how I went from TNT to completing several Ironmans....
How long have you been doing triathlon?
Since 2001 - River Cities was my first race.
Saturday morning long bike.
Do you have training partners?
Not any more - now that I'm in Atlanta.
Ironman Arizona 2006
Ironman Wisconsin 2006 - three flats, over two hours of walking my bike in the cold rain & finally dropping out.
Why you do triathlons?
For the socializing and the fitness (& so I can eat without getting too much fatter). It's also very empowering.
What's next for you?
Ironman Mont Treblanc - August 2013
Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Showing up at my first ride with my huge, red 1979 Schwinn with a kickstand & reflectors. (Hence the source of several of my nicknames - Big Red & Kickstand)
Running Shoe that you wear?
What time do you wake up?
5:30 (Get up - 6:30).
Favorite song to train to?
Bat Out Of Hell - Meatloaf
Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?
What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Favorite food (regular)?
Red Wine, Tony's Chicken Arabiata, Asparagus
Quincy (black/tan miniature wiener dog). I'm sure Mr. Right will just show up at my doorstep one day (that's about the only way I'll ever meet him - See #18).
Other sports interest?
Wine? Golf? Work?
Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Play with Quincy, read, wine tasting.
Favorite TV show/movie?
Law & Order/Shawshank Redemption
DNF at Ironman Wisconsin
Interesting fact about yourself?
I am a Chemist by degree & had a full-ride basketball scholarship to Illinois State.
What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Play with Quincy, wine tastings & travel.