Profile – Alise Selsmark

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Alise SelsmarkWhat name do you prefer to be called?

How long have you been involved in Triathlons?
Since the start of 2011

Which of the 3 tri disciplines did you do well at before you decided to try tri?
Competitive swimming for 7 years.

Tell us about your first race?
2011 2XU women’s tri at Hillarys, I got 2nd in the 25-29 years long course and that was it I was hooked

Would you mind telling us what age group you race in?

Who are your training partners?
I swim with Sorrento SLSC girls and cycle with the North Coast crew.

Triathlon goal?
WA triathlete of the year top 3 in points score

Are you married and bringing up a family?
Getting married in Fiji next May and have a baby of the canine variety, my staffy pup , LULU

What is your trade or profession?
Youth projects officer at local government.

Do you have a product or service for sale that you would like members to know about?

Do you have any race day superstitions?
Always have to eat the same race day breakfast (banana and honey on toast)

What are the specs of your trusty “steed”? (Bike)
Planet X TT bike with dura ace.

Preferred running shoe?

Favourite meal the night before a race?
Pasta, followed by creamed rice for desert

Favourite movie of all time?
Remember the Titans

Who is your greatest sporting hero?Sally Fitzgibbons
Amazing Surfer and athlete Sally Fitzgibbons

Three most inspirational people you would like to invite to dinner?
Kelly Slater, Susie O’Neill, Bethany Hamilton.

What would you like on your tombstone?
Life’s fulfilment is not in your wealth or selfish pleasures, but rather in your achievement.