Meet More Toughies : XLMIC, Andrea and Almine

6 Jan

 

 

Andrea

 Name: Andrea
 
Location: Lexington, KY
 
Sport of Choice: Triathlon
 
Other Hobbies: Kayak, Hiking, Running, Blogging
 
2012 Race Plans: Atlanta Iron Girl Sprint Triathlon in May
 
What Makes You A Tough Chik?: I have always wanted to do a triathlon.  At age 37 I signed up for one.  Never mind I didn’t swim, bike or run at the time.  I put in the hard work & crossed the finish line with a big ‘ole smile on my face.    Now I am hooked! 
 
Blog URL: http://bluegrasstrichick.blogspot.com/
 
Fun Fact: I had my left kidney removed in 2001.  In 2002 I adopted my dog from U of Wisconsin.  She also has one kidney due to research.  I named her Karma.  It just fit.
 
 

XLMIC

Screen Name: XLMIC
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA
 
Sport of Choice: Running
 
Other Hobbies: travel, reading, movies, hiking
 
2012 Race Plans: Oakland Marathon Relay, 3/12; Eugene Marathon, 4/12; SF Half-Marathon, 7/12
 
What Makes You a Tough Chik?: I’m always up for a challenge. 
 
Blog URL: http://didyougetanyofthat.blogspot.com
 
Fun Fact: In 1991, I met Fidel Castro and was in People magazine as a result of my participation in the PanAmerican Games that year in Havana, Cuba.
 

Almine

Name: Almine
 
Location: Bend, OR
 
Sport of Choice: Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Adventure Racing, Trail-Running, Mtn. Biking
 
Other Hobbies: Don’t have enough time in the day to squeeze in much more than the above activities.  🙂
 
2012 Race Plans: “Tour of the Heart,” Jan., 1/28 “Mt. Bachelor” snowshoe race,  several Adventure Races are in the works too 🙂
 
What Makes You a Tough Chik?: Have you got all day?  🙂
 
Blog URL: www.alminewellness.blogspot.com
 
Fun Fact: I began traveling the world, with a backpack on, when I was 18 yrs. old.  Its taken me to some remote and amazing places.   
 
 
 
You have 1 Day left to join these ladies and 104 others on Team Tough Chik!  Go HERE to find out more about the team that is taking the world by storm!
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One Response to “Meet More Toughies : XLMIC, Andrea and Almine”

  1. XLMIC January 6, 2012 at 11:05 am #

    I sound so boring. LOL.

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