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Annabel Luxford

GU Athlete

Nickname Bella
Birthdate March 2, 1982
Birth City Sydney, Australia
Current City Brisbane, Australia and San Diego, CA
Website www.annabelluxford.com.au
Sport Triathlon
Doing sport since? Primary school
Proudest athletic accomplishment of 2011? Boulder Peak 5150 1st, Dallas US Open 3rd.
Most memorable moment participating in your sport? Winning my first ITU World Cup in Japan in 2004.
Plans and goals for 2012? Qualify for HyVee 5150 Championship and 70.3 World Championships.
What’s your go-to GU product? Chocolate Raspberry Roctane.
How do you use it? High intensity and long sessions. I use it right from the get go.
What characteristics do you most respect in your competitors? Integrity and Perseverance.
What drives you to run/swim/tri/bike/climb/ski? To get the very best out of myself.
What do you enjoy most about your sport? The lifestyle is fantastic. I feel very fortunate to do a job that allows me to travel and meet great people.
Favorite city you’ve raced in? Madeira, Portugal
Do you have any words of advice, or tips and tricks for aspiring triathletes? Listen to your body whisper and you won’t have to hear it scream later.
Three things people don’t know about you? My favorite animal is a moose, I’m currently studying for my third degree- Bachelors of Law, I have terrible hand eye coordination.
Top 5 hobbies when you’re not swim/bike/running? Reading, walking my Jack Russell Daisy, cooking, picnics in the park, and exploring new places.
What personal causes are you involved in? World Vision Australia.

Annabel Luxford