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Clay Scheitzach


How did you get into triathlon?
As most I watched the Hawaii Ironman growing up, never thinking those people were crazy, but how much I wanted to do that. As I got older and fatter, I figured now was as good of time as any to try tris. Also needed to give my body a break from marathons.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
5 years

Favorite workout?
Love Bricks (bike- run or swim-run).

Do you have training partners?
sometimes- always looking for other slow people!

Best Race?
Tri- CapTextri Marathon- NYC Local- Freedom Run (small bias as chair of the event)

Worst Race?
no bad races just many overpriced and underwhelming races. Did however almost drown at my last half-ironman due to lake swells...and my poor swimming!

Why you do triathlons?
General fitness and to fight the results of sitting at a desk during the week.

What's next for you?
Flying Pig marathon CapTexTri Longhorn Half

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Too many to count--most recent was falling off my bike at dismount line because I forgot to unclip.

Running Shoe that you wear?
Asics 2110 and Mizuno Alchemeys

What time do you wake up?

Favorite song to train to?
The Ticket...gotta love talk radio.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
Infinit or Hammer gels (or pizza)

Favorite food (regular)?
Pancakes and Pizza

Spouse/Significant Other?

Other sports interest?

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?

Favorite TV show/movie?
who has time for TV/Movies?!! I'd say favorite movie- Strange Brew and/or Caddy Shack or any other horribly bad slapstick comedy.

Greatest motivator?

Dallas (by way of Ohio, Michagen, Midland, Austin, Corpus Christi)

Interesting fact about yourself?
Rode a bike for the first time in my life in 2002.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Travel (to tris or marathons)