ATHLETE OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2017

 AOTM RalphDehlen

 

Congratulations to Ralph Dehlen, AOTM for February 2017. Well done!!!

 

Ralph wins the award for winning his age category at Tweed Enduro.

 

A big thank you to Diamondport, All Hose and Valves, GMN Vegie Prepi and No More Knots for donating this months’ prizes.

 

 

1.           Red Dog AOTM, how do you feel about that?

Very Surprised! To achieve this with so many other talented athletes at Red Dog always performing well is unbelievable.

2.           What attracted you to the club?

It was Brett Travis who took me along to my first swim at Yeronga Pool with Red Dog. Haven’t looked back.

3.           How much training do you do at the moment?

Around 15hrs per week at the moment.

4.           Least favourite session and why?

Don’t have one but the Sunday sessions still scare me. Probably cause I haven’t nailed one yet.

5.           If you had one wish, what would it be?

Vickers and Sweeney living in harmony.

 6.           Favourite motivational quote?

Put a teaspoon of cement in your Endura and harden the F up!

7.           The one bit of advice I’d give to a newbie is…

Don’t ride behind Stuey Harris on a hot day and learn to change a tube. 

8.           My next race is…

Ironman Cairns.

9.         I couldn’t do what I do without…

My wife Michelle. I’m very lucky to have an understanding and supportive Partner.

10.       What do you do outside of triathlons?

Aside from being a dad and husband, my other hobby is building. I love being on the tools.

11.       What’s your one guilty pleasure? 

Hungry Jacks and chocolate and chips and…

 

A list of all AOTM recipients can be found here

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