Robert's Quick StatsAge:
2014 A race:
Toronto Triathlon Festival
Goals for 2014:
2 C100 bike races, 2 10km races, 2 half-marathons, 2 Olympic distance triathlons, 2 70.3 triathlons and an open water swim race.
Personal highlights from the past few years (can be athletic, career, etc):
Completing Ironman Muskoka 70.3 - my first.
Favourite piece of gear:
The one piece of gear I don’t have that I really want is:
Stages Power Meter
Favourite “healthy” food:
Favourite “unhealthy” food:
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Ice Cream
To reward myself after a race I like to:
Get a massage
My race day routine:
Coke (not the Rob Ford type)
I started doing triathlons/duathlons/running because...
My wife's younger sister broke her neck in a cycling accident and I wanted to help raise money for her long-term care
Don't know yet
The race I’ve never done but always wanted to:
Fat kid. The one that was usually picked last
Favourite place to train:
When not training I like to:
Think about my next workout
What drives me to compete:
It's not about competing for me. It's about having fun, getting fit and doing things I always said that I could never do.
What motivates me to train:
Favourite things to do when not training:
Walk the dog
What I love about triathlon:
The triathlon community is very inclusive. So different from cycling clubs.
Most exhilarating triathlon moment:
Lining up to start Ironman Muskoka.
What I’d like to accomplish in triathlon over the next 5 years:
Who knows. Maybe a full Ironman in 2015.
Person I look up to and admire the most in the sport is:
Countries I’ve visited:
US, UK, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, China, Sweden, Holland, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Norway, Switzerland, UAE...
Languages I speak:
English and conversation Hungarian
This weekend I’m going to:
Rake about 50 bags of leaves
Favourite Chuck Norris fact:
Who is Chuck Norris and why should I care?
The story behind my favourite scar:
Grandad bought me a jack knife. Before he showed me how to use it I nearly sliced one of my thumbs off.
When I was a kid I wanted to grow up to be:
My favourite one-liner:
How did Michael Jackson pick his nose? From a catalog.
Morning person or night owl?
The one food item I could never give up:
Favourite ice cream flavour:
Peanut Butter and Chocolate
Favourite TV show:
House of Lies, House of Cards... pretty much anything with House in the title. Maybe even House.
Da Vinci Code
What type of music I listen to when training:
70s and 80s classic rock
Other hobbies and interests:
Who has time for hobbies and interest when you train all the time? Dumb question.
The strangest fact that nobody would ever guess about me is:
That I once performed with the National Ballet of Canada.