Bobby Smith

Athlete Profile

Where were you born?  Sacramento, CA

Birthday:  June 2nd.

Married/ Single/ It’s Complicated:  Married.

Kids? Pets? 2 year old Son Miles and Baby on the way

Favorite TV show: any cycling running or triathlon show on

Staple Foods: Coffee and oatmeal (w/ protein powder and butter) every morning

Favorite Music: Electric Blues

Favorite Vacation: Switzerland in 2011 with my wife to race the Duathlon World Championships

Favorite Sports to watch: CrossFit

Favorite Sports to Play/Do: Trail Running in the mountains.

Interest Outside the Triathlon World: CrossFit and Weightlifting.

What inspired you to do triathlons? Met Ultra Triathlete Jason Lester after he was on the NBC Kona special and was inspired he completed Kona and several other races and adventures without letting Physical limitations stopping him.

How did you start doing triathlons? After years of running,  cycling and duathlon I was Offered a spot on a paid triathlon team if I could learn to swim in a couple months. I completed a 70.3 six months after first learning to swim.

When was your first triathlon? First triathlon was 2013 but started endurance racing in 2007.

What is your strength in a race? Biking, I hope for hard bike conditions.

What is your weakness in a race? The swim is still a major weakness, time to make it a strength now.

Favorite Race: Auburn Worlds Toughest 70.3 in California

Races for 2019:

  1. TBF Double Duathlon
  2. Folsom International Tri
  3. Lake of the Woods Duathlon
  4. Mt Shasta Tinman Triathlon
  5. 70.3 TBD
  6. 2019 LC Duathlon Nationals