JIM "TRI JIM" MCCONNEL
Date of Birth: July 21, 1973
Where are you from: Oxford, England
Where do you live now: Oxford, England
Sponsors: Driven To Tri, Brooksrunning.com, Sailfish, Planet X, and Sundog Eyewear.
What 2010 XTERRA races are you doing: Euro tour and hopefully US Champs.
What other big races are on your schedule: The Big Triathlon in Scotland - 2k swim, 90 k MTB and 22k run (Up and down the Ben!)
# Years Racing XTERRA: 4
Best XTERRA finish: 2nd in Guam 2009 and 21st World Champs in 2008.
Best discipline (swim, bike, or run): Run - 9th quickest at Worlds 2008.
2009 race results (all races): Portobelo Tri - 5th, XTERRA Guam 2nd, XTERRA Saipan 6th, Tagaman -5th, XTERRA Germany 25th, XTERRA Austria 18th, and Mens Fitness Tri - 3rd.
3 all-time racing accomplishments: Don't know.
University attended: Oxford Brookes University - Human Biology.
Did you play sports in college: Cycling.
If you have a regular job outside of racing, what do you do: Sports massage therapist.
Interests outside of athletics: Music, Thai food, and sleeping.
Tell us something we should know about you: I choose to cut my hair, I'm not really bald. ;-)
Open forum: Live while you can and love what you do.
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