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Brent is a local Triathelete who recently got selected to participate in the 2012 Olympics in London. He's been recognized for his hard work and determination as well as his accomplishments. We're always proud to see a Kelowna local compete in the Olympics and we wish him the best of luck!
We asked Brent the following questions:
What is your name?
Where do you work?
Triathlete in Victoria, BC
Where can people find you or your business online?
What is your Twitter account?
What do you always find yourself saying?
Being a triathlete is a good job
If you could spend one whole day with anyone in the world who is currently alive, who would you select?
My girlfriend, Carolyn Cooper
If you could spend a day with any historical figure, who would you choose?
Viking Leif Eriksson
Who inspires you?
What are 3 things on your bucket list?
Helli-skiing, missionary work in Africa, and design and build a house
If you had an enormous yacht, what would you name it?
If you could foresee a single day of your future in its entirety, what date would you select?
August 7, 2012
What are you passionate about?
I like helping people, I just wish I had more time
What has been your favourite day of your life, up to this point?
I feel very fortunate to have had many memorable days
What has been your proudest accomplishment?
One of my proudest accomplishments has been recovering from my injury and being able to qualify for the London Olympics.
If you were trapped in an elevator with several wealthy investors from any field, which field would you want them to be experts in? What would say to them/talk about?
A wealthy contractor - Mike Holmes would do
Where is your favourite place to dine in Kelowna?
When I visit Kelowna I like to stay at the Prestige Hotel and dine at their restaurant
What is your favourite activity in Kelowna?
Doing the Kelowna Apple at the lake in the summer and skiing up at Big White in the winter
If I could change 1 thing about Kelowna, it would be:
That the highway didn't go through the centre of town
What do you think makes Kelowna great?
The lakeside community and access to great winter skiing
You can find more information about Brent on his website http://brentmcmahon.blogspot.ca/
Be sure to wish him luck!