Racer Profile: Keegan Brooks

The latest installment of our Racer Profile features Fiera Race Team newcomer Keegan Brooks.  While Keegan is new to FRT, he is not new to racing, or going fast.  He is actively involved in the University of Alberta Triathlon Club as the Head Coach, and he recently competed in the Blackfoot 50 km Ultra Marathon where he finished a remarkable 8th overall!  Known for his enthusiasm for just about everything, and his love of Jack Layton, Keegan is a great guy to have around, especially on a training ride – if you are fast enough to stay in his draft.

What is your hometown?  Born in Edmonton, raised in Kelowna, happy to be back in Edmonton.

 Describe yourself in 3 words.  Outgoing, loud, fun.

What disciplines do you race in?  Triathlon, mountain biking, and running.

Why do you race?  Because it’s so much fun!  The adrenaline spike and the atmosphere are great too.

 What are your goals for this season?  (1) Qualify for ITU Worlds in Auckland NZ in 2010;  (2) Ride at least 180 km (during a single ride) before the summer is out.

 Name three songs that are getting heavy play on your training playlist right now.  Stamp by Rural Alberta Advantage.  Double Pump by Girl Talk.  Summer Song by the Treelines.

 What is your most noteworthy training or racing achievement? Broke my half marathon time in training by 6 minutes.

What’s your secret for going fast?  Power food: Bacon “Sammiches”


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