Mark Clair

Name: Mark Clair

Athletic Background: Swam for Everton as a youngster, ran as a teen for Liverpool harriers

Biggest sporting achievement to date?: Competing at the world aquathlon championships in 2013

Favourite workout?: Sefton Park Chainy

Least Favourite Workout?: Sprints

Worst Habit ?: Fast food junkie (pizzas, mackies, KFC)

Favourite song to train to / motivate?: Not really got one

Something about you that many people do not know?: Used to be a heavy drinker and played for my local pubs dart team weighing in 2 stone heavier than current weight

If you could tell other athletes one thing you have learned so far in your training what would it be?: Rest is important

What is your ultimate goal as an athlete?: Keep fit and keep healthy

Favourite Race / Course?: Wirral Triathlon

What's your most memorable racing moment?: Trying to mount my bike at Llandudno triathlon and missing saddle landing on rear wheel. 
Then trying again another 2 times and doing the exact same thing twice. Ended up with really sore nether regions and a foot that was cut to ribbons

Any unusual race day routines or superstitions?: Always have a KFC night before a race (Sunday races only). Not really a race routine though just a Saturday night routine ha

What race / event / ride is on your bucket list?: Would like to do an iron-man before I'm 40 but not sure family commitments would allow for the training involved.

Swim: 2nd hand HUBB wetsuit

Bike: Home built Chinese frame I-can roadie, Giant Talon mtb, Dylan Scala TT

Run: Adidas adizero adios

Nutrition of choice: Goodness shakes recovery shake chocolate

What piece of equipment couldn't you live without?: Garmin. Also can't wear any other training shoe without getting injured

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