Bao Hoang

Nickname: Bowser
Workplace: IAG
PB’s: Best Running Experience: 5km: 19:20. Half mara: 1.31:04. Mara: 3.31:28
Worst Running Experience: Melbourne Marathon 2018 – It was hot and windy.
Racing Shoes: Nike Vapourfly Next % and Vapourfly 4%
Training shoes: Too many.
Years Running: About 3 years I think.
Why Do You Run: It gives me a positive outlet to my day and helps me keep fit.
Favourite Training Session: 1km reps.
Hobbies: Reading, watching movies and sports, keeping active and listening to music.
Most Important Thing To Me: My health, my family and my close friends.
Biggest Dislike: People who don’t show respect for others who are less off than themselves.
Favourite Movies: The Godfather Trilogy, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and Top Gun.
Favourite T.V show: The Simpsons.
Favourite Music: I listen to a lot of music but my go to is progressive trance, R&B and rock.
Favourite Food: Vietnamese, Italian and Japanese food.
Favourite Drinks: Coffee, gin & tonic and single malt whisky.
Favourite Event: Le Tour de France.
Dream Occupation: Aerospace Engineer or a Fighter Pilot.
Most admired athlete: Roger Federer
Little known fact about me: I’m a bit of a sneaker head.
Life Highlight: Cycling around the French Alps and Pyrenees.
Life low-point: Spending 6 months and more recovering from been hit by a car while cycling home from work.
Three Things You Want To Do Before You Die: Don’t know as I got too many things on my bucket list.
Favourite Quote: Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep pedalling – Albert Einstein.