Chesterfield , Virginia
|Bucket List Race||Ironman New Zealand|
|Post-Race Drink||Silk Chocolate, Almond, and Cashew Milk|
My name is Sabrina and I live in Chesterfield, VA. My sport of choice is triathlon, but I started as a runner. I got into triathlon because I wanted a new athletic challenge, even though I couldn't swim. I learned how to swim when I was 37 and completed my first tri in August 2011.
I have completed numerous tris. Unfortunately the Iron distance continues to elude me. I have attempted the distance 4 times. 3 of the 4 times I made the swim cut-off, but I was in the water for too long (2+ hours), and become nauseous and dizzy during the bike. At the one race I had an successful swim, the city had one of its hottest days in history, and my day ended with me on the ground by an aid station, having ice packed in my kit.
I haven't given up on my dream of becoming an Ironman. Earlier this year I signed up for IMNZ 2021, which is on my birthday. In spite of COVID I keep training. The race has not been canceled, it gives me something to look forward to, and it helps me to cope with the grief of the recent passing of my mom.