Tell us a little about yourself outside of triathlon.
I'm a husband,father of 4 ages 20,18,9,and 1. I work as reo contractor
maintaining and rehabbing properties for banks and investors. Outside
of work I enjoy all things outdoors fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking,
How did you get involved in the sport?
I wanted to challenge myself to do something different besides running
and I thought that since I was a good swimmer I would be great at
triathlon boy was I wrong
What’s your favorite local race?
Gallop Run 5k
What does your race schedule look like for 2016?
HFP Racing at Portage Lakes
Do you have long term goals in triathlon? What are they?
In a year or two I want to do a half iron then maybe a full. But for now the half is my main goal
What’s your favorite training route?
Towpath in Valley View
What is your favorite post-race treat?
Beer and wings
What is one random fact we wouldn’t know about you?
I love growing things in my garden
What is your favorite triathlon/race moment?
Finishing my first open water swim (OWS) at Clay's Park
What is the toughest workout you have ever done?
Power lifting for my max weight
What is your favorite thing about the triathlon/multi-sport lifestyle?
Learning new things and meeting new people involved in the sport. I believe competing is exciting because you never know what race day conditions will be.
Cleveland Tri Club