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Scott Herrick

 

herrick_scott@hotmail.com

Age: 31
Residence: Zürich, Switzerland
Hometown:  Minerva, Ohio
Status:  Single
Occupation:  Software Project Manager
2nd Occupation: Triathlon Coach

Favorite Races: 1997 Ironman Canada (4 flat tires in one day!), 1999 Escape from Alcatraz

Bio: 
I took up this triathlon thing around 1994.  I didn't play any sports in high school so after starting college I thought it would be good idea to lose a few pounds.  Little did I know what I would get myself into!

I've been here in Switzerland for a few years now now.  It's an endurance sport paradise here with great roads and a network of trails linking every town and city in the country.  And the skiing isn't too bad either...

Favorite Links:
Free Radicals Switzerland --local tri club (German)
TopIn.ch --Webcam views across Switzerland.
Cycling the Swiss Passes --a nice site describing cycling some of the mountain passes here.
GoSki.com - English listing and information for some of the larger Swiss resorts
Swiss Sledding - listing for sledding runs in the country, including a 9 mile long monster at Grindlewald.
Lonely Planet -- first step for any trip planning
ScottHerrick.com --my own site with travel photos, recipes, etc...

I tucked an underwater camera into my wetsuit for Escape from Alcatraz.  We looked like a big pack of flailing seals crossing the bay...easy pickings for "the men in grey suits" down below!

 

 

 

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