Name: Vito Bialla
City: Sausalito
State: CA
Country: USA

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Nationality: USA
Occupation: investor Chmn ZootSports& Bialla & assoc
Birthday: 11/10/48
Age: 53
T-Shirt: large
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Number of Years Running: 7
Number of Marathons: 30 plus

Distances:

50k-
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50mi-96/97/98/99/2000 did the ultraman which requires a 52.4 mile run from Hawii to Kona in 2000 I was the first person to do two back to back ultraman races which was the same as 4 marathons
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100km-Miwok 100k 2000
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100mi+-

Previous Badwater Racing:
Previous Badwater Crewing:
Previous Badwater Clinic

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Badwater Prediction:

a rookie i'd say 40 to 50 ?

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Weird Experience:

the double ultraman required 104 miles the swim was 13 miles the bike 550 so the run with bad feet was brutal

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Challenge:

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Why:

pretty sick individual, so my wife tells me. she is a top western states runner

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Why badwater:

the grand daddy I have to

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Other Exp.:

2001 season:

Jan 9th Catalina 50 miler : 8:58 placed 38th out of 144 overall 8th in age group. Start of season base run .
Feb 16th ran up Mauna Kea to 13.800 ft 4 hours training run started at 6000 ft
March 4th named Triathlete of the Year Olympic Club SF
Wildflower 5/1/99 10th place out of 41 time 5:34:18 M 50-54
May 30th Keauhou * ironman 3rd in age group 4:58:27 out of 50, qualified for ironman
1st place 170th overall Escape frorm Alcatraz 2:55:52 6:23 June 6th
June 27th San Jose Triathlon 5th out of 35 2:21:13 West Coast Age group Championship
Aug 26th Ironman Canada 12:05:01 20th out of 90 ok race decent training ride for Hawaii .
Sept 11th 3rd in Pacific Grove 3 115 Vito Bialla 50 Tiburon 2:27:25 25:25 122 96 1 1:41 2:28 1:07:49 65 60 3 21.99 2:32 49:15 330 259 8 7:54 570
Oct 3rd Portland Marathon 70th age group 3:48:31 8:42 pace 6700 runners
Oct 23 ironam hawaii 1:08 swim , 6:15 bike pooped out at mile 12 on the run darnk too much system shut down dropped out

Nov 28th Ultraman worldchampionships
16 th overall out of 37 , 1st in age group VITO BIALLA #197 50 - 59
2:42:23 6.2mile swim 16:35: 252miles bike 09:34:15 run time 52.4 miles total elapsed time 28:51:51

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Media:

they will cover me I have a following in the sport since I own zoot sports and zoic inside tri mag will I know

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Charity:

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English: yes
Crew English: yes
Hike: no
Permit: yes

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Resume: an 8th Catalina 50 ran 8:50 04 placed 4th

Wildflower triathlon 5/6/00 took 5th place in age group long course 5:42 out of 30

Keauhou May 29th 5:32 13th out of 44 and 261st out of 750 horrible day ...flue and pain , and little gain .......good experience

Ironman Canada Aug 27th 12 :14 18th out of 92 , training day only for Ultraman , easy race , very easy

Ultraman Nov 22 23 24 25 26 27 first person ever to complete two Uman races back to back Total Double Ultraman time: 63 hours 30 minutes 15 seconds. Age group winner (50-55) and 16th out of 35 overall in the Ultraman World Championships.

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