Oilman Triathlon

Finish Strong was well represented by 25 team members competing either as individuals or as a team for Oilman Triathlon (Half Ironman Distance Tri) held on Sunday, November 6 at Montgomery, Texas. We also had over 40 FSR and SelecTRI members volunteering in transition and the finish line for the race. Our men’s relay team of Tim Vibrock (swim), Dale Claudel (bike) and Ronnie Delzer (run) smoked the field and finished on top of the podium in 4:16:07. Coach Chantal Requier took 2nd overall female in the Aquabike race in 3:14:09. Our mixed relay team of Sarah Moore (swim), Chris Hirsekorn (bike) and Carl Holt (run) took 3rd.

FSR Individual Results:
Davis Teichgraeber – 5:42:08.8 – 5th in 35-39 AG (PR!)
Sara Portilla – 5:44:51.6 – 7th in 35-39 AG (PR!)
Sheri Bell – 6:40:53.5 in 35-39 AG (PR!)
Byron Moore – 6:52:05.8 in 35-39 AG
Eduardo Garzon – 5:26:08.5 – 12th 40-44 AG (PR!)
Mike Loudis – 5:39:47.8 – 45-49 AG
Jeff Goodwin – 5:51:01.2 – 45-59 AG
Jim Harrington – 5:15:50.3 – 4th in 50-54 AG
Brian Duncan – 6:05:25.6 – 50-54 AG (PR!)
Alberto Agostini – 6:23:08.7 -55-59 AG
Yves Puiseux – 6:44:42.4 – 55-59 AG
Chad Johnson – can’t find your results?
Brad Finger – 6:29:55.2 –  5th in Clydesdale (PR!)

SelecTRI mom, Andi McKinley – 6:28:16.4
SelecTRI dad, Michael Diehl – 5:54:39.0
SelecTRI dad, Rafael Iasinshi – can’t find your results

Relay teams:

1st in Men’s relay: Tim Vibrock swim; Dale Claudel bike; Ronnie Delzer run dubbed FSR Magic Men 4:16:07.3

3rd in Mixed relay: Sarah Moore swim; Chris Hirsekorn bike; Carl Holt run aka FSR Spandex Superstars 4:51:14.5
18th in Mixed relay: Ellen Kurtz-Hammond swim; Wayne Phillips bike; Gloria Shrewsbury run – Givinig it a Tri? 5:38:51.7
22nd in Mixed relay: Keith Sachierri swim; Debbie Staton bike; Sharon Morin run – Tri Hards 5:55:40.0

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Our awesome SelecTRI and FSC parents volunteer at finish line!

8th in Women’s relay: Amie Quinn swim; Kim Smith bike: Christina Farquot run aka Chicks in Kicks – 6:13:08.0
16th in Women’s relay: Karen Goodwin run; Marta Valenquela bike; Leann (SelecTRI mom) swim – 7:19:40.1

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Jim Harrington finishes race with chip removal help from FSC Nick Mattner.
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Dale Claudel (L) had a fierce bike teamed with Tim Vibrock’s amazing swim (R) to win men’s relay. Chantal Requier (middle) enjoys 2nd place Aquabike finish.
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Our awesome team served as volunteers to strip wet suits!
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Our FSC and SelecTRI team volunteering at the transition area.

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Team support at the FSC tent!
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Ronnie Delzer chews up the course on the winning men’s relay team win!
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3rd place mixed relay team – Sarah Moore; Chris HIrsekorn; Carl Holt!

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Our awesome SelecTRI and FSC kids handing out medals at the finish line!