Jersey Triathlete: Della Roderick

Name: Della Roderick
Age: 48
Nickname: Della
Profession: Claims Clerk

Prefer Swim, Bike or Run? Swim
Average hours you train per week? 12
What bike(s) do you ride? Boardman 9.0 SLS
Favourite pre-race meal?  Pasta with a chilli tomato sauce & Salmon
Favourite sports person?  The Brownlee Brothers (probably Jonny)
Best Tip for newbies?  Enjoy!
Best and worst race moment?  Best:  Being the first lady out of the swim for my first OD race for the ‘Jersey Open’ last year.  Worst: Did the first lap of the run in Rennes this year and thought I wasn’t going to finish it – so over cooked the bike!!
Favourite saying or motto that you live by?  When swimming I always tell myself to ‘Relax & Reach’
Favourite place in Jersey?  That’s a hard question, I like so many places….. Archirondell, Bouley Bay, Plemont…..
Have you ever peed in a pool? Mmmmmm maybe when I was about 5 years old! otherwise, No.
Any superstitions?  Don’t like to cross people on stairs and don’t like to walk under scaffolding..
You’ve split your Tri suit badly around the bum in T2. Pull out or carry on? 
Carry on of course and hope for the best!


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