Stephanie Fishel

About Stephanie Fishel 

Where were you born? Tyler, TX

Birthday: 1/7

Married/ Single/ It’s Complicated: Married

Kids? Pets? 4 Daughters! Chlo -2, Marley -7, Sara – 25, Chelsea – 28 (yes, Sara and Chels are stepdaughters!)

Favorite TV show: Friends, House of Cards, Peaky Blinders, Real Housewives

Staple Foods: Cheese and Pasta!

Favorite Vacation: Going to beach house in Melbourne Beach, Florida!

Favorite Sports to watch: Beach volleyball

Favorite Sports to Play/Do: Beach volleyball

Interest Outside the Triathlon World: Dance, reading, family

What inspired you to do triathlons? My brothers were triathletes and I was motivated when I went to spectate the HIM in Galveston. Been hooked ever since :)

How did you start doing triathlons? Borrowed SIL’s road bike and just literally jumped right in with both feet. I was always very active and longtime runner so it was an easy transition.

When was your first triathlon? CapTex First timers tri – 2011

What is your strength in a race? Sprint/Oly – if I am trained up right;)

What is your weakness in a race? Full distance

Favorite Race: It is tradition to do Kerrville every year. By far my must do and fav race of the year!

Races for 2017:

  1. Tri for Old Glory
  2. Dam 09
  3. Rose City Tri
  4. Kerrville Tri Festival