Gunnar Roll

Coach and Athlete

First took up triathlons in the early 80s. Refound the sport later in life and now dominates the over 50 age group and shares his wealth of experience with new members of the squad.

Age Group

M 55-59

Joined TCM

2013

"A" Goal

Ironman California 
2022

Achievements

2022 3rd 55-59 // Stanford Treeathlon, CA

2021 1st 50-59 AG // Morro Bay Triathlon, CA

2021 10th 55-59 // 1st Overall 55-59 AG swim // IM 70.3 Santa Cruz, CA

2021 1st 55-59 AG // Tri For Real Olympic, CA

2021 4th OA, 1st 55-59 AG // Lake Millerton Triathlon, CA

2020 3rd 55-59 AG // Lake Evans Triathlon, CA

2020 3rd OA, 1st 55-59 AG // Kendra's Race UCSB Triathlon

2019 2nd 50-54 // Firecracker 10K

2019 2nd 50-59 AG //Morro Bay Sprint Triathlon, CA

2019 1st 50-54 AG // Half Moon Bay Sprint Triathlon 

2019 17th of 217 // Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon 

2019 5th OA, 1st 50-54 AG // Sandman Triathlon

2018 1st 50-54 AG // Morro Bay Olympic Triathlon, CA

2018 PR: 4:56:15, 16th 50-54 AG // Ironman Santa Cruz 70.3, CA 

2018 2nd OA, 1st 50-54 AG // Half Moon Bay Sprint Triathlon, CA

 

Five Time USA Triathlon All-American 2014-2018

Coaching Credentials
  • USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified

  • Undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and Biology from San Jose State University

  • Graduate degree from Samuel Merritt College in Physician Assistant Studies trained in Emergency Medicine and currently practicing in Urologic Surgery.

Equipment

Bike: Specialized Shiv

Runners: HOKA 

GPS Watch: 920XT Garmin and Polar 

Swim: Finis products (use code: TCMTRISQUAD! for 20% off)

Blueseventy Hoodie,

2022 Race Schedule

Ironman 70.3 Oceanside, 2022

Shaver Lake Triathlon, 2022

Crow's Nest Triathlon, 2022

Alcatraz Aquathon, 2022

Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz, 2022

Ironman California, 2022

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