2015 Highlights

Ironman 70.3 Vineman - 4th
Wildflower - 7th
Ironman 70.3 Oceanside - 9th


Nationality: USA

Hometown: Albion, MI

First Triathlon: Chicago Triathlon 2004

Favorite distance: Ironman 70.3

Race wheels: Ares6 & Ares8

Nickname: Flea

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.