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Bernie Boettcher
Events:  Trail Running, Snowshoeing, Road Running
Height:  5'11"
Weight:  145 150 lbs
Born: 9/8/62
Current Residence: Silt, CO
Sponsor: Beaver Creek Resort, 180s Innovative Sportswear, LaSportiva/GoLite, Atlas Snowshoes

Career Highlights

  • 54 races in 2003 with 21 overall wins
  • 51 races in 2004 with 28 overall wins
  • 13 races in 2005 with 8 overall wins, (as of 3/19/05)
  • 2003 USATF Masters Mountain Runner of the Year
  • 2003-2004 USSSA National Snowshoe Team
  • 2004-2005 3rd Overall at North American Snowshoe Championships

In their own words...

Running achievement I am most proud of: Maintaining a race a weekend schedule since January of 2003 with a nearly 50% overall win average (57 wins in 118 races as of 3/19/05).

Why I run: I run because it makes me feel good. I especially love exploring on the run.

Future Goals: I'd like to run another 50+ races in 2005 and win more races than most people do.

Favorite quote: "Your focus becomes your reality" - Yoda, Star Wars Jedi Master

Additional comments/thoughts: The more you do, the more you can do. Best results in snowshoeing. Trail running is my favorite, especially downhill over wild terrain. Prefer races longer than 10K but shorter than 20 miles, but willing to try anything. Perseverance is my ultimate specialty.

 

06/05

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