Keith Woods (AKA Coach)

 

OCCUPATION: EDUCATION      

AGE GROUP: MALE 55-59

FAMILY: WIFE (AMY) AND FOUR LABS (JO, CHIEF, DEUCE, BLUE)

SPORTS:  TRIATHLON (SPRINT to IRONMAN), ROAD RACING (5K to MARATHON), TRAIL RACING

YEARS IN MULTISPORT: 27 YEARS

YEARS BEING A TERRAPIN: From the very first day! 1999 to PRESENT

WHY YOU LOVE BEING A TERRAPIN:

A TERRAPIN IS KNOWN FOR FUN AND HARD RACING! HEY THAT’S ME!

 

BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

GETTING INTO TRIATHLON MAYBE THE BIGGEST OF ALL ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MY RACING BACKGROUND.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

15 IRONMAN DISTANCE FINISHES

 QUALIFIYING AND COMPLETING THE BOSTON MARATHON

 

UPCOMING GOALS: TO CONTINUE COMPLETING AT LEAST ONE IRONMAN DISTANCE EVENT PER YEAR

 

 

FUN FACTS:

I AM THE 2014-2015 PRESIDENT OF “THE TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF PUPIL TRANSPORTATION”.

BIGGEST INSPIRATION

MY FELLOW TERRAPIN RACING MEMBERS.

BIGGEST CHALLENGE: TO CONTINUE TO PACK MY TRAINING BAG EACH DAY FOR TRAINING!

MOST MEMORABLE RACE: MY FIRST TRIATHLON “THE HEATWAVE TRIATHLON”

FAVORITE RIDING ROUTE: THE BIKE RIDE TO OXFORD

FAVORITE RUNNING ROUTE: THE TRI STATE RUN

WHAT YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT MULTISPORT

THE CHALLENGE OF BEING YOUR BEST IN MORE THAN ONE PHYSICAL AREA AND THE FELLOWSHIP WITH OTHER TRIATHLETES.

FAVORITE RACE: THE GULF COAST TRIATHLON

FAVORITE GEAR: ALL OF MY TERRAPIN RACING GEAR AND ALL OF MY IRONMAN FINISHER GEAR!

COACH:  JUST ME! TRAIN ON!

FAV FUEL: ORANGE GATORADE

FAVORITE BEER: FREE BEER

FAVORITE POST-ENDURANCE DAY INDULGENCE: THE BEST POST RACE IS SHARED WITH FRIENDS, FOOD AND BEER! IT HELPS IF THIS ACTIVITY OCCURS IN A VERY COOL SPOT; BEACH, LAKESIDE, POOL, MOUNTAIN TOP ETC.

 

MANTRA: IF ANYTHING YOU DID YESTERDAY STILL LOOKS GOOD TO YOU TODAY, THEN YOU HAVE DONE NOTHING TODAY! Pete Rose