Russell White
Birthday: June 1992
Team: Triathlon Ireland, Elite Squad
Trains at: Stirling University during term time, back home in Northern Ireland during the summer, and often Aquilas Southern Spain, for a warm weather camp during the winter.
Event Discipline: Swim Bike and Run.
What inspired you to take up the sport? Was always a swimmer, and decided to give it a go, and have never looked back.
Favourite race: World University Games in Taipei
Favourite place to ride: Mourne Mountains, great for every type of cycle
Best achievements: 1st at Athy, Olympic Distance (Irish National Series races),
3rd at British University Championships (National Championships)
8th at Osaka, Japan (Asian Continental Cup)
What motivates you? Pursuit of Excellence.
Favourite quote: "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail"
Buddies on the Circuit: My mates that I train with in Stirling; we have a great training group.
Gavin and Aileen have been super supportive and a great motivation for me as well.
Top 3 tunes on your playlist: Lose yourself - Eminem
Norgaard - The Vaccines
Hello - Martin Solveig
Love: Being at home, training and love racing even more.