2019 Member Spotlight – David Jiang

2019 Member Spotlight – David Jiang

How did you get involved in triathlon? My brother asked me to do the Maryland Duathlon with him although he couldn’t make it the first year so I ended up doing it twice! I enjoyed it a lot and thought it would be fun to try adding swimming next. I found out about a DC....

2019 Member Spotlight – Jan Bauer

2019 Member Spotlight – Jan Bauer

What was your first triathlon? My first triathlon was a sprint in Virginia. The swim was in an indoor pool because I have serious OWS fear that I’ve mostly learned how to control. I used a mountain bike with slicks because I wanted to wait until after the race to gauge my interest before dro...

2019 Member Spotlight – Ethan Lish

2019 Member Spotlight – Ethan Lish

How did you get involved in triathlon? My start was through the DCTri NTP program. It was an excellent mechanism to move from runner to a triathlete What was your first triathlon? Our NTP goal race was the NJ State Triathlon, which is a triathlete friendly event. A great place to start. What is th...

2019 Member Spotlight – Loraine Heckenberg

2019 Member Spotlight – Loraine Heckenberg

What inspired you to do the Tour d’Afrique? The Tour D’Afrique has been a dream of mine since I found out about it around nine years ago. Africa is a place of incredible beauty and epic adventure – it easily captures the imagination. Since I love riding my bike and being outdoors...

2019 Member Spotlight – Bryan Frank

2019 Member Spotlight – Bryan Frank

  Bryan Frank What do you think about when you’re swimming so many yards? 400 yards…. 375 yards…. 350 yards…. 325 yards…. I need to send an email to the Team tonight. I have to push notices about upcoming Club events. I need to talk to Team sponsors about products. ...

2019 Member Spotlight – Justin Bauer

2019 Member Spotlight – Justin Bauer

Justin Bauer Quirky tid-bit no one knows?  I don’t put milk on my cereal. What do you think about when you’re swimming so many yards? I think about my swimming form. When I was training for my first Ironman, I did a lot of mental visualization to prepare for the mass start and long swim.....

2019 Member Spotlight – Connor Williams

2019 Member Spotlight – Connor Williams

Connor Williams   What’s something you just can’t live without? coffee! If you had a CD stuck in your CD player, what artist would it be? Boygenius What is the biggest mistake you’ve made in a triathlon? Was in 3rd place during the bike leg, with 1 and 2 in sight. I followed them off ...

2019 Member Spotlight – Kelly Lefler

2019 Member Spotlight – Kelly Lefler

Kelly Lefler 1) What do you think about when you’re swimming so many yards? Math! Most often counting lengths of an interval and converting it to fraction and percent of that interval/set/workout, also what fraction/percent am I through the set based on effort?   2)What’s something you just ...

2019 Member Spotlight – Joe Munchak

2019 Member Spotlight – Joe Munchak

Joe Munchak 1) What do you think about when you’re swimming so many yards? Mostly, I try to stay focused on the workout, counting strokes, how my form in the water feels, but I also usually have whatever song I heard most recently running on repeat through my head (and often that’s a son...