Altitude Multisport Club

Member Spotlight - Denise Grovo

07 Apr 2021 4:37 PM | Deleted user

How long have you been doing triathlons?

16 Years

What is your favorite distance?

Half Ironman

What is your favorite race to date?

Tempe Half Ironman *My whole family was there for that one

Why do you tri?

I enjoy the challenge and my tri community

What's your favorite - swim bike or run?

My favorite part is the run. You know that you are almost done and the sound of that finish line drives me!

What's your A race this year?

Des Moines 70.3 for Triathlon and Ragbrai for biking

What do you do when you're not training?

I love Crossfit, pilates & traveling.

How do you balance triathlon and family?

I try my best to keep my family involved in my training. Watch movies during a bike, lunch together after a run or taking the kids to the pool when I have laps

What advice would you give to someone just starting the sport?  

Believe in yourself!

What skill or experience would no one guess you have?

I have experience as a surrogate.

Race Preference:  Small and Local or Big and National?

I love local races. I try to race where I have friends and family

Gu's, drink mix, or real food?

Bars and drink mix during the race. Real food before and after!

Coffee, beer, or wine?

Wine with the occasional hot summer post race beer

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