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Name: Bob Tucker
Nickname: Bob
Location: Vienna, VA
Age Group: Male 55 - 59
About Me: Grew up in Va Beach, Swam & went to college at Univ of Tenn, then moved to Nova in '88. I did triathlons for 3 years, then got married & had kids & took a 13 year break - now I'm trying to get going again. Mid-life crisis!
What I do to pay the bills: Run a local wealth management firm
Who defends the ranch when I'm out training: linda, tucker & ryan - my biggest fans!
Short term triathlon goals: finish 2-3 races per year in places my family enjoys
Long term triathlon goals: Complete an Ironman with a respectable time - under 11 yrs
Fantasy triathlon goals: swim, avg 23+ on the bike and 6.. on the run!
Three favorite albums: Bob Marley - Babylon by bus, Switchfoot - Beautiful letdown, Newsboys greatest hits
Favorite book: The Holy Bible, Wild at heart, Every second counts
Favorite movie: Lord of the rings, Billabong Odessy
Chocolate: Dark
Garlic: ok
Blue Cheese: yuk!
For breakfast, I usually have: coffee, granola
After a long day of training, my favorite meal is: pasta with cream sauce
My best triathlon advice is: know how you need to train, know the course.
My best non-triathlon advice is: Each day try to show grace and kindness, and learn to laugh
What was I thinking when I signed up for my first race: I hope no one knows I'll be riding my mom's bike!
Everything I need to know I learned from: past failures, other people, prayer
My deepest, darkest secret is: I'm still trying to find out what I want to be & what I want to do!

Race Summary

Race Type # Done PR Race PR
Triathlon - Sprint 2 Virginia Run Sprint Triathlon (May 15, 2005) 1:00:30
Triathlon - International Distance 1 Reston Triathlon (Sep 11, 2005) 2:10:09
Triathlon - Half Ironman 1 Eagleman (Jun 11, 2006) 5:12:37

Race Schedule

Date Name Type Results
Time O.A. A.G.
May 15, 2005 Virginia Run Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:00:30 13 / 420
Sep 11, 2005 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:10:09 17 / 508
Jun 11, 2006 Eagleman Triathlon - Half Ironman View
5:12:37 316 / 1436 44 / 204
Jun 1, 2008 Reston Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:01:59 10 / 418 3 / 46