DAN "DG" HUGO
Date of Birth: 1 July 1985
Where are you from: Stellenbosch, South Africa
Where do you live now: Truckee, California
Sponsors: Specialized, Jeep Apparel, Puma, Tropitone, Garmin, and EA Sports.
What 2010 XTERRA races are you doing: All Cup events bar Beaver Creek.
What other big races are on your schedule: XTERRA South Africa and XTERRA Brazil.
# Years Racing XTERRA: 3
Best XTERRA finish: 2 x XTERRA South Africa and XTERRA Northwest Cup.
Best discipline (swim, bike, or run): None.
2009 race results (all races): I forget. Best to sometimes...
Top 3 all-time racing accomplishments: Still under construction.
University attended: University of Stellenbosch, Bcomm Investment Management - also still under construction. One semester remaining on ice.
Did you play sports in college: Paddled, river marathon paddling. It was the easiest way to get some uni funding.
If you have a regular job outside of racing, what do you do: Procrastinate.
Interests outside of athletics: Coffee, fine wine, arty films, staying in bed.
Tell us something we should know about you: Sometimes I sit and think, and sometimes I just sit.
Open forum: Health is the new wealth.
2007: Finished 2nd at XTERRA South Africa and 6th at the XTERRA West Championship. Was in third place during the bike portion of the Southeast Champs in Alabama when
2008: Won the XTERRA South Africa Championship, was 2nd at XTERRA West Championship, Southeast Championship (by just 16 seconds to Stoltz) and East
2009: Placed 3rd at the XTERRA West Cup, 4th at the Midwest Cup, 4th at the Southeast Cup, won the Northwest Cup, was 5th at the Atlantic Cup, 3rd at the South Central Cup, and 5th at the Northeast Cup.
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