Scott Gervais Bio
Facebook: Scott Gervais
Profession: Business Owner
Nickname(s) and the story behind it/them: Big Daddy 6’3” 210lbs and likes to be in charge!
Years competing: 1
2016 A race: Canadian Olympic Distance Championships in Ottawa
Goals for 2016: Make the National Team and Win Multisport Points Championships
Personal highlights from the past few years (can be athletic, career, etc): Finished 2nd in my first Tri, FTP of 310W, incorporated my business in 2015
Favourite piece of gear: My internal motor
The one piece of gear I don’t have that I really want is: I have everything I need in me.
Favourite “healthy” food: Long Live the Banana!
Favourite “unhealthy” food: ICECREAM
To reward myself after a race I like to: Eat ICECREAM
My race day routine: I make my race day as similar to every other day. Or I make every day like race day!
Guilty pleasures: ICECREAM
I started doing triathlons/duathlons/running because… It was time for me.
Favourite race: The next race
The race I’ve never done but always wanted to: Isklar
Athletic background: Hockey, Inline Skating
Favourite place to train: Home
Favourite workout: When Im pushing hard
When not training I like to… Sit on my ass
What drives me to compete: It’s all internal for me.
What motivates me to train: Nothing motivates me but me.
Favourite things to do when not training: Singing & Netflix
What I love about triathlon: I love the pureness and simpleness off swim/bike/run, and the complexity of combining them.
Most exhilarating triathlon moment: Doing a 60min FTP @ 295W
What I’d like to accomplish in triathlon over the next 5 years: Make the National Team and get better & faster every year.
Person I look up to and admire the most in the sport is: Hector Rodriguez
The story behind my favourite scar: Too many to keep track of
When I was a kid I wanted to grow up to be: A Paramedic
My favourite one-liner: “There’s no giving up allowed in the family!”
People make fun of me because: I’m 6’3” 210lbs and compete in Triathlons! Long live the Clydesdales!
Morning person or night owl? Up at 5am without an alarm clock…you decide…
Favourite icecream flavour: Boston Cream Pie!
Favourite colour: Silver
Favourite Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life
Favourite TV show: MASH
Favourite book: It’s against my religion to read
Favourite author: I have an allergy to authors
What type of music I listen to when training: Music is a huge part of me, but I cannot listen while I train. I need to focus.
Other hobbies and interests: My kids!
The strangest fact that nobody would ever guess about me: Within me is an inner lounge singer begging for a stage