TriNews: IM Champ Dede Griesbauer on the Biz of Triathlon, TriEqual, the Evolution of Racing, and More
April 22, 2015
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Interview with 3x IM Champ Dede Griesbauer
- Winner of IM UK 2006, Brasil 2009 and Taiwan 2015!
- Top US Kona finisher in 2007 (7th), 2009 (9th), also 10th in 2008
- Horrible crash at IM Germany 2011
- October 2013: moved to Boulder from Boston, tough times coming with it
- Most of 2014 dealing with injury; went on to win her first 70.3 (Taiwan)
- Coached by Siri Lindley
- Co-founder of TriEqual
- Highly educated businesswoman with a Wharton MBA
- Background (and future) in financial planning and the stock market
- Can’t do pullups (and we dive into WHY this is!) 🙂
- Road to Kona 2015? (currently 4.500 with 2/2, needs ~5.100)
Oldest IM Winners
- Fernanda Keller – Brazil 2008: 45Y 36D
- Natascha Badmann – South Africa 2012 45Y 136D
- Nina Kraft – Louisville 2014: 45Y 236D
- Dede Griesbauer – age 44 at IM Taiwan!
(Oldest male is Cam Brown at 42 years)
April 12: IM Taiwan (25k$ purse, P-2000)
Plus, Special Announcement:
- The future of TriNews, and more from Thorsten and Tawnee.
- Mention of the Raelert brothers and Thorsten’s article, click here.