Sandy Cohen - The Predator 

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Racing Motto: Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever

Day Job:  Marketing Wizard 

Words to Live By:  Life and sports are all about how one responds to wins but more importantly to their losses

Best Finishes: St. Anthony's Triathlon - 5th AG,  KC 5150 Triathlon 2012 - 3rd AG, Missouri Valley Masters Swim Meet - 1st Place AG - Record, Kansas City Marathon 2012 - 4th AG,  Hyvee 5150 Championship - 7th AG, SMT 2012 - 1st AG, Missouri Valley State Record for 1500 and 6th Place - US Masters Nationals, SMT 2011 - 2nd AG - 10OA, KC Tri 2011 - 2nd AG, 1st Place AG M45-59, 10 Overall TriZou 5/1/11, USAT All American 2010 - Honorable Mention.  9/25/10 - USAT Olympic Distance National Championships (I qualified for this) - 11th in M45-49 age group, 8/8/10 - USAT Midwest Regional Olympic Distance Championships (qualifier for Nationals) - 2nd in M45-49 Age Group, 6/20/10 - Corporate Challenge Sprint Triathlon - 1st M45-49, 2nd Overall, 4/18/10 - Ironman New Orleans 70.3 - 15th in M45-49, 4:58:08, 2/21/10 - JCC Indoor Sprint Triathlon - 1st Overall, 3rd consecutive year overall winner, 7/26/09 - Nautica New York City Olympic Distance Triathlon - 5th in M40-44, swam in Hudson River!, 6/28/09 - Hyvee Olympic Distance Triathlon - 4th M40-44, 6/14/10 - Ironman Kansas 70.3 - 4:44:54 - personal best time at Half Ironman distance, 6/7/09 - Corporate Challenge Sprint Triathlon - 1st M40-44, 2nd Overall,  5/17/10 - BikeSource Heritage Park Triathlon - 1st M40-44, 3rd Overall

 

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John Riley - The Survivor

Day Job:  Podiatrist

Motto: Running is overrated

Best Finishes:  US Masters Nationals Swim Meet 2012 - 1st Place 200 Free, KC Tri 2011 - 1st AG, USAT All American 2010, 2011 Bike Source Heritage Park Triathlon, 2nd Place OA, KC Tri 2010 - 1st AG, KC Tri 2009 - 1st AG, Ironman Kansas 2009 - 1st AG, Ironman New Orleans 2009 - 1st AG.

 

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John Oliveros - The Cuban Missile

Motto:   Never Trust a Fart After Mile 50

Day Job:  Sales Director at National Registered Agents, Inc.

 

Sage Advice:    Accept What You Cannot Change - Change What You Cannot Accept

Best Finishes:   Topeka Tinman 2012 - 3rd AG, SMT 2012 - 3rd AG, Kansas City Marathon 2012 - 7th AG, 2012 Gobbler Grind - 3rd AG, 2011 Gobbler Grind - 11th AG,  KC 5150 Triathlon 2012 - 22AG, 2011 Ironman 70.3 Miami - 95th AG, 2011 Ironman 70.3 Kansas - 37th AG, Groundhog Run 2012 - 5th AG. 

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Brad Meara 

Motto: When over the hill, pick up the cadence

Day Job:  MD at Schumacher Group

Best Finishes: 2010 Ironman 70.3 World Championship Qualifier and Finisher, 2008 Waddell & Reed Kansas City Half Marathon 3rd Place - Age Group; finisher of 10 Ironman 70.3 races and Ironman Louisville.

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Chris Bowser 

Motto: Every Race is a Triage

Day Job:  MD - Emergency Medicine 

Best Finishes: SMT 2012 - 11th AG, Cowboy Up Triathlon 2012, Kansas City Triathlon 2010 - 10th Place AG, Ironman New Orleans, SMT 2007 - 3rd Place AG. Jackson County Triathlon 2007 - 9th Place AG

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Tim Bruck

Motto: Bruck Up 

Day Job:  District Sales Manager at GlaxoSmithKline and Owner, Bruck Properties LLC

Best Finishes:  Ironman Kansas, Ironman New Orleans, Kansas City Triathlon

 

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Whitt Plunkett

Motto: Don't Look Back  

Day Job:  Sales Manager-Sprint at Alcatel-Lucent

Best Finishes: Ironman 70.3 New Orleans