Natalia Szlarb

Natalia Szlarb

  Age Group /Birth Location: 30-34 / Szczecin, Poland Years Racing: 2 years Athletic Background: A little bit of cross country in high school, but in general, I’ve been always just an enthusiastic trail runner. Strengths on the course: Never having issues with taking sufficient amou...

Julie Billingsley

Julie Billingsley

Julie was a youth and collegiate swimmer.  She branched out into triathlons in 1985, when aero bars looked really funny and sports drinks were in their infancy.  She raced competitively for 5 years, including at the first world championships in Avignon, France, 1989.  Since then four kids, mult...

Trevor Hains

Trevor Hains

Trevor got his start in triathlon in 2021 when he and his endurance loving cousins decided to complete SavageMan 70.0 in memory of his late uncle Rick, who is a SavageMan “legend”. He had seen the Westernport Wall first hand and thought “how hard could that be!”. He completed his first tri...

Erik Guercio

Erik Guercio

Erik has casually been running and biking most of his life and became interested in triathlons after he got bored of just biking and running all the time. He decided to start learning freestyle in 2017 — racing for the first time in the 2018 Escape the Cape Olympic Triathlon — and sinc...

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

Daniel has been racing triathlon for 4 wonderful years; his first race was the culmination of DC Tri’s 2018 New Triathlete Program: Rev3 Williamsburg. Before competing in triathlons, he played soccer competitively through college, ran cross country in high school, biked around the neighborhood w...

Michelle Thorne on Obstacle Course Races

Michelle Thorne on Obstacle Course Races

How did you get into spartan races? I got into OCR (Obstacle Course Races) 5 years ago when I agreed to do a Tough Mudder… and little did I know I was the only woman on my team. It was quite the SHOCKING experience, literally! I swore I would never do the Electric Shock Therapy....

2020 Member Spotlight – Justin Rowe

2020 Member Spotlight – Justin Rowe

I got involved in Triathlon in 2016. A good friend of mine was diagnosed with Leukemia and the doctors gave him a list of things he shouldn’t do anymore. One of them was endurance racing events, so naturally he signed up for Raleigh 70.3 in 2017. Out of solidarity with him, I said I would......

Jason Sreedhar on Xtreme triathlon

Jason Sreedhar on Xtreme triathlon

What is an Xtreme triathlon? Extreme triathlon is basically a full-distance tri (iron-distance) that involves more extreme conditions. The prototype for extreme triathlon, the Norseman, is basically a full-distance race involving swimming in a fjord (~45ºF), riding up mountains in the wind, and t...

2020 Member Spotlight – Jason Sreedhar

2020 Member Spotlight – Jason Sreedhar

How did you get involved in triathlons? Honestly I couldn’t really tell you what initially put the thought in my head. I grew up playing soccer and basketball, but that was pretty recreational by the time I hit college. When I was about 22, I found myself wanting to be competitive again and look...