Ironman 70.3 Vineman - 4th
Wildflower - 7th
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside - 9th
Hometown: Albion, MI
First Triathlon: Chicago Triathlon 2004
Favorite distance: Ironman 70.3
Race wheels: Ares6 & Ares8
Favorite race: Escape from Alcatraz and St. Croix 70.3 (toss up)
Favorite place to train: Napa Valley
What I dread about race day: Waiting for the race to start---I just want to get going. Waiting around makes me nervous.
What I always wanted to be when I grew up: Marine Biologist
If I was a cartoon character I would be: Nemo
If I could have lunch with anyone it would be: John Wooden
My hero is: anyone who follows their dream no matter what people think
Favorite food: Peanut Butter and Jelly
Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: A cuban cigar that tasted exactly like a cuban sandwich. The “ashes” were spices. At Moto in Chicago.
If I won the lottery: I would still be racing triathlon, I love it.
Funniest incident in my life: walking straight into a glass door at the video store (when Blockbuster still existed)
Five things I would need to survive, if left alone on a deserted island: Peanut Butter, goggles, a lighter, a computer with skype capabilities, a good knife.
Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption
My next vacation will be: a staycation in Napa...I love it here. Or Hawaii.