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TIM RUSSELL

Tim has been racing since 2009. This will be his first year racing professionally. He grew up playing lacrosse and hockey (go Rangers!), then swam for Skidmore College. After 8 years in New York, Tim is back in Vermont, where he coaches track and field, swimming, and triathlon.

Date of Birth/Location: July 12, Southern VT
Current Residence: Southern VT
Years Racing: 8 years
Strengths on the course: Cycling, big time!
Goals for 2017: Sub-4 70.3; Sub-9 IM
Nickname: Coach
Height: 5’5” 
Family Status: Very single...
Favorite Race Moment: Winning Pumpkinman in 2014
Favorite Pre-Race Meal: Pizza
Favorite Post-Race Food: Wheat Beer
Favorite thing when not swimming, biking, or running: Coaching track and field, triathlon, and swimming. And cuddling with my kitties!
Job: Swimming/Track and Field Coach and Professional Athlete
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Snapple Product: Green Tea
Favorite Countries Visited: Australia, New Zealand