Liz Gilden
June, 2018  |  BLOG:

Liz Gilden

Liz comes from a competitive background of college Soccer, track running and swimming. After pursuing a graduate degree in Meteorology, Liz missed having teammates and decided to join the Texas....

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Cindy Hutchings
June, 2018  |  BLOG:

Cindy Hutchings

Cindy began her triathlon career in 1987 with 2 BudLight Tri’s with a very fun group of friends. There was no training, a borrowed hybrid bike and a visit to....

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Justin Bauer
June, 2018  |  BLOG:

Justin Bauer

    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....

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Kelly Lefler
June, 2018  |  BLOG:

Kelly Lefler

Kelly tried several sports growing up before settling on swimming and cross country. She was nowhere near the front of the pack in either but had fun and continued to....

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Matt Sarge
June, 2018  |  BLOG:

Matt Sarge

After deciding not to go straight to the NFL following a high school football career that included 3 made field goals and one rushing attempt (for 11yds), Matt took up triathlon....

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Jason Davidson
January, 2019  |  BLOG:

Jason Davidson

I spent my teenage years as a competitive track and road cyclist, culminating in a qualification for the 1992 U.S. Olympic Cycling Trials. After a long hiatus from endurance sport....

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Sophia Kaounas
January, 2019  |  BLOG:

Sophia Kaounas

Sophia first tried her hand at triathlon in 2016 by committing to SavageMan’s Sprint in Deep Creek Lake, MD.  With next to zero relevant athletic experience, she trained and trained....

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Leslie Knibb
January, 2019  |  BLOG:

Leslie Knibb

I’ve been enjoying triathlons on and off for the last 30 years, having been recruited by an old boyfriend to try Mrs. T’s Pierogies’ Chicago Triathlon in 1992. Working full-time....

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Katie Tobin
January, 2019  |  BLOG:

Katie Tobin

Katie came to triathlon piecemeal and through peer pressure. She swam and played water polo competitively during college, then started biking to procrastinate grad school homework. Thanks to a glass....

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Eva Kodouskova
February, 2020  |  BLOG:

Eva Kodouskova

Age Group / Birth Location: 30-34 / Pribor, Czech Republic Years Racing: 3 Athletic Background: I swam for a few years as a child but soon shifted my focus on basketball. By....

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Joe Shields
February, 2020  |  BLOG:

Joe Shields

Joe started his triathlon career in 2016 when a work colleague got USAT Coach certified and asked Joe if he’d be his first athlete. After a couple years of knee....

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Daniel Smith
December, 2020  |  BLOG:

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....

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Erik Guercio
January, 2022  |  BLOG:

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....

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Trevor Hains
January, 2022  |  BLOG:

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....

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Julie Billingsley
January, 2022  |  BLOG:

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....

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Natalia Szlarb
January, 2022  |  BLOG:

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....

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Christian Locke
December, 2022  |  BLOG:

Christian Locke

Christian grew up swimming club for the Sea Devils swim team out of South Run RecCenter and running with his siblings and dad every day before school. He started running....

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