Gayle Minard

 

OCCUPATION: surgeon

AGE GROUP:60-65

SPORTSTriathlon

YEARS IN MULTISPORT: 20

YEARS BEING A TERRAPIN: hmmm, have no idea

WHY YOU LOVE BEING A TERRAPIN: the comraderie!

 

BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

completed 11 ironman's, raced in world long course triathlon championship 3 times in Australia, Spain & France

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

have run 2  marathons (without a swim & a bike in front of them) Memphis St. Jude at which I qualified then ran Boston.

UPCOMING GOALS:

took a break for the last 2 years and a half, but jumping back in this year with training for Gulf Coast Triathlon

 

BIGGEST INSPIRATION: my teammates

BIGGEST CHALLENGE: neuromas in both feet

MOST MEMORABLE RACE: Ironman Wisconsin 2003 podium spot-5th in age group.

FAVORITE RIDING ROUTE: 60 mile loop in Panama City Beach, riding to Ponce de Leon Springs & trying to get in the 68 degree "fountain of youth"

FAVORITE RUNNING ROUTE: touring runs in other cities, top two so far were in Charleston SC & Savannah, GA

WHAT YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT MULTISPORT: training!

FAVORITE RACE: Ironman Wisconsin

FAVORITE GEAR: cervelo p3c

COACH: me

RESOURCES OR TOOLS YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: well fitting running shoes

FAV FUEL: real food, but just drink water in rides /runs and eat Harvest bars or Carboom

FAVORITE BEER: wine ;-)

FAVORITE POST-ENDURANCE DAY INDULGENCE: medium rare steak