BIO BOX:

Date of Birth: September 26, 1983

Hometown: Denmark

Professional Since: 2011

Twitter: @vesterbyTri

Instagram: http://instagram.com/vesterbytri

Website: http://michellevesterby.com/

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 1st, 70.3 IRONMAN LANZAROTE ‘12
  • 1st, 70.3 BUDAPEST ‘14
  • 3rd, ABU DHABI ’13 ‘14 BIKE COURSE RECORD, IRONMAN ARIZONIA ‘13
  • 8TH, IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ‘13

Known as “The Bubbly Dane” Michelle is always smiling.  But don’t be fooled by her sweet demeanor because on the course she is kicking ass and taking names.

Michelle has proven herself as the athlete to watch, setting bike course records in 2013 aboard her Slice RS and SuperSix Evo. In 2014, Michelle will be tearing up courses around the globe on the new Slice.

Where do you call home?  
Denmark is my home - BUT Club La Santa on Lanzarote, Spain is for sure my second home

What is your favorite race and why?
Hawaii Ironman -it's simply amazing

What are some of your favorite bike spots?
Lanzarote, Spain

What is your secret pleasure food?
CANDY

What do you love about racing triathlons?
Everything - I just love everything about it! Challenging myself in training and races - pushing my limits

How do you like to spend your free time?
Sounds like a cliché but I'm never home, and when I am I spend all my time with friends and family

Most proud racing moment?
Winner Lanzarote Ironman - on home ground.

Favorite way to relieve stress?
To go for a run in the woods or near the ocean

Favorite App?
Facebook ;)

What is the best song to boost your confidence?
Classic; Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger FUN; LMFAO - Sexy and I Know It