Jeff Decker

Personal Information:

What is something most people don’t know, or would be surprised to learn, about you?

I was an out of shape truck driver who smoked a pack a day for 15 years.

What is an accomplishment that makes you proud?

T-1st overall in a 12 hour cycling race, setting a new course record of 264 miles (an average of 22mph)

Where are the best places to follow you online?

Facebook:  jeff.decker.96

What is your day job?

I own and operate a personal training studio.

Are you plant-based, why or why not?

100% Vegan. I believe I have come so far in only a short time solely because of my diet/lifestyle.

What sport do you compete in?

Mainly Cycling, but I have done triathlons up to an Ironman distance.

How did you get started in your sport?

I bought a road bike to commute to work, did a few social rides and decided I really liked cycling. A

friend convinced me to try a triathlon and was hooked ever since.

What affect has Amrita had on your training?

Amrita gives me perfectly balanced plant-based nutrition in the convenience of a small package I can

take anywhere as fuel for whatever task I may have at hand.

What are the most important races you have scheduled for 2015?

The National 24 Hr Challenge, Big Jays Fatass 12 Hr and the 6-12-24 Hr World Championship Time Trials

What tip(s) do you have for new athletes?

Don’t be afraid to take chances. I like to live by Wayne Gretzky’s Quote “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”