Sport/discipline: Triathlon, Ironman®
About Hillary: In her former life, Hillary was an age-group Ironman athlete working on a PhD in Literature and teaching at the University of Southern California. In 2005, she took a leave of absence to give racing pro a try, and she hasn't looked back!
Hometown: Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.
Current residence: Tucson, Ariz.
Zipp® products used: Race and training wheels.
Favorite Zipp product and why: I love my Zipp race wheels; I have visited the factory myself and watched them being made by hand and witnessed all of the testing to which they are subjected. I have the confidence of knowing I am riding the best product out there.
You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:
One album? Snoop Doggy Dogg, Doggystyle.
One candy? Dark chocolate with almonds
One vice? Coffee
Notable Race Results:
2008 Ironman® Wisconsin Champion
16 top-3 ironman® finishes
26 top-5 Ironman® finishes