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Masters Regional Champion means only one thing…another hat! - 5/31/2008
Christopher Giordanelli
Simpsonville Weather Forecast, SC (29680)

Biographical

Birthdate: November 3, 1964 (racing age in 2013: 49)
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 153 lbs.
Hometown: Simpsonville, SC

Personal

Family: Married to Janis; no kids
Occupation: Application Architect (computer programmer). Employed at ScanSource, Inc. for nearly 12 years.
Interests: Crosswords, Hiking, Cross-country skiing, Home improvements, Chocolate, Travel
Website: www.giordanelli.com

General Racing

Background:
2010 Team(s): Multi-sport - TeamKattouf
Running - Team Fleet Feet
Specialties: Long distance; duathlons

Cycling

Background: 30-year cycling veteran; Have held a Category 1 racing license since 1992; My last 3 years as a bike racer, I competed as a member of the regional Hincapie Sportswear Team.
Bike(s): Racing/TT bike: custom made CYFAC; I also own 3 CYFAC road bikes, a track bike, a mountain bike, 2 tandems and a unicycle
Equipment: Helmets, glasses: Rudy Project
Shoes: Specialized

Running

Background:
Shoes: Trainers: Nike Air Structure Triax
Distance Racers: Brooks ST-5
Flats: Nike
Trail: Adidas Supernova Trail
PR's: Marathon: 2:42:48 (Boston 2006)

Swimming

Background: Once when I was about 6, someone held me underwater for a long time and I nearly passed out.

Favorites

Music: 80's
Food: Thai (panang curry), ice cream

Philosophies

Training: You'll get faster working out 3 days at 95% than 6 days at 70%
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Sporting my new Team Kattouf wind breaker during breakfast. Not only fashionable, but I wore it during my 'non-half-marathon' later that morning - 2/13/2010
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Here's a view few competitors ever see…my back as I exit the water - 5/2/2009
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Janis and her sister hanging out at Quassy. Janis gives the Rev3 event an A++ on the simple fact that she could get coffee and food on race morning at the venue. She doesn't ask for much - 6/6/2010
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Standing on one of the short stretches of camp road that the race ran on - between the bunkhouses and the dining hall. This hill was nearly a half mile long - 8/29/2009