SHONNY "Shonny V" VANLANDINGHAM
Date of Birth: May 29, 1969
Where are you from: Texas
Where do you live now: Hawaii and Colorado.
Sponsors: Clif Bar, Luna Bar, Luna Sport Gear, Orbea, Orca, Shimano, Mavic, Maxxis, Vetta, Crank Brothers, Avia, Health FX, High Sierra, Lazer, Swiftwick, Camelbak, Rudy Project, Kona Brewery, and Wahine Farms.
What 2010 XTERRA races are you doing: XTERRA Saipan, XTERRA Guam, All U.S. Cup races, XTERRA France, XTERRA Brazil, XTERRA Camp Eagle, XTERRA Austin, XTERRA Mexico, XTERRA U.S. National Champs, and XTERRA World Champs.
What other big races are on your schedule: Ironhorse Bicycle Classic.
# Years Racing XTERRA: 3
Best XTERRA finish: Won some U.S. Cup races last year and the year before, 3rd Worlds '08.
Best discipline: Bike.
2009 race results (all races): 1st LittleRock, 2nd Vegas, 4th Michigan and Pelham, 1st Beaver Creek, 2nd U.S. Nationals Ogden, 5th World Champs, and U.S. National Champ.
Top 3 all-time racing accomplishments: 5 time mountain bike National Champ and 2 time XTERRA National Champ.
University attended: Texas Women's University, BA Nutrition.
Did you play sports in college: All Conference Basketball player.
If you have a regular job outside of racing, what do you do: Kona coffee farmer.
Interests outside of athletics: Real estate investing.
Tell us something we should know about you: Own and operate Kona coffee farm on the Big Island of Hawaii. www.wahinefarms.com
Open forum: If you do one race outside the domestic U.S., XTERRA Saipan and XTERRA Guam will be the most adventurous fun you've ever had!
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