Justin BauerJune, 2018
Justin completed his first triathlon in 2010 and joined the DC Triathlon Club the following year. He has participated in the club’s Olympic Distance, Half Ironman, and Ironman programs. Justin credits these programs, fellow club members, and his current coach (former Elite Team member Holli Finneren) for his success in the sport. Justin joined the Elite Team in 2018 and enjoys racing all distances from sprint to Ironman. He served on the Club’s Board of Directors from 2014-2019.
Years Racing: 13
Athletic Background: Baseball and basketball through high school. Various other activities until I got hooked on triathlon.
Strengths on the Course: Bike
Goals for 2023: Improve strength and flexibility at the beginning of the year and maintain it through the season.
Favorite Places To Train: Skyline Drive or on trails at sunrise.
Favorite thing when not swimming, biking, or running: Recovery!
Favorite Race Distance: Too hard to choose – I enjoy all of them.
Favorite Race: Nation’s Triathlon
2023 Race Schedule