The infamous Brian Fleischmann

Posted: January 24, 2011 in KestrelBlog

You know this guy is committed when he takes his honeymoon and still ends up racing! Brian even managed to take 2nd place at the Roatan ITU race so he should have some extra $ to take the Mrs. out for a nice dinner.

Here’s a bit about Brian:

Brian Fleischmann competed in his first triathlon in 1997 after his senior year of high school and has been involved in triathlon ever since. During college at Florida State University, Brian swam his freshman year and ran Cross Country and Track and Field distance events his sophomore through senior year. After graduating from FSU in December of 2001, Brian decided to pursue a dream that he had developed throughout college of becoming a professional triathlete and represent the US on a global scale. Since moving out to Colorado Springs, Colorado in January of 2002 to peruse triathlon, Brian has represented the US in seven elite ITU World Championships, two Ironman 70.3 World Championships, one ITU Triathlon Team World Championships, and multiple ITU Triathlon World Cups.

Career highlights

1st place 2006 ITU Triathlon Team World Championships
2nd place USA Triathlon Elite Nationals 2001/2003/2008
6th place 2007 Vancouver ITU Triathlon World Cup
2 time Tri California Series Champion 2006/2007
10th place 2009 Ironman 70.3 World Championships
2nd place 2010 Calgary Ironman 70.3
2nd place 2009 Austin Ironman 70.3
1st place 1998 USA Triathlon Junior National Championships

Brian currently lives and trains in Colorado Springs, Colorado and recently married Andrea Owen on January 1, 2011. Although Brian has competed at the elite level in triathlon for a decade, his best years are yet to come being that he is still young and has a tremendous passion for the sport which has carried him to where he is currently. Brian has other career aspirations for the future after competitive triathlon including running his own triathlon or endurance sports related business. With full time triathlon taking up most of his time, Brian still finds the energy and time to enjoy other interests including travel, reading, movies and mostly enjoying the company of his wife, friends, and family.

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