Larry "Wolfman" Townsend

 

OCCUPATION: Retired

AGE GROUP:75+

SPORTS: Cycling, Golfing, Snow Skiing, Race Director for Wolfman Duathlon

YEARS IN MULTISPORT: 31 YRS

YEARS AS A TERRAPIN: 15

BEST PART OF BEING A TERRAPIN: Love all the friendships made with being a Terrapin member

 

BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Set a Tennessee state record for the marathon, qualified for Team USA Duathlon, raced in Worlds Duathlon in Spain and France, won national championship in Tour D'Wolf mountain bike, being ranked 4th in the nation in Duathlon and 5th two years later

 

UPCOMING GOALS:No more goals left, just trying to maintain reasonable fitness level

 

BIGGEST INSPIRATION: starting at the age of 44 doing all these sports weighing in at 185 lbs

BIGGEST CHALLENGES:  overcoming all my surgeries, knee replacement, two rotator cuff repairs

MOST MEMORABLE RACE: Nationals Duathlon, coming from 15 places down to finish 4th

FAV RIDING ROUTE: MRT out to Shelby Forest store, Tour D'Wolf Mountain Bike Trail

FAV RUNNING ROUTE: Yellow and Blue trails at Shelby Farms 

FAVORITE GEAR:   Trek 7.0 Concept Tri Bike