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Florin Parfuss


G'day mates! Florin here. Young fella with a love for triathlon. Started my journey as an athlete a few years back when people called me a fish. I was a swimmer and swam around 50-60km a week.

In 2019 I changed my plans and got into triathlon, where I still am. In this sport, I have the variety I need in my life. I am able to swim (around 4 times a week), explore the world on my bike, and go beyond my limits when I do different types of running sessions. I love the challenge myself and that's why I love triathlon. From short to middle-distance at the moment and maybe a long-distance in the future? I don't know it yet. But I know I must train hard and smart to achieve my goals.

Next to my passion I have completed a commercial apprenticeship with a vocational baccalaureate and will start my studies in September 2023 at the ZHAW. I will do a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Next to that, I am working 50-60% to gain work experience for my future after my sports career.

In my leisure time I enjoy cooking, a good meal in a restaurant, drinking/making coffee, and capturing pictures while traveling the world. Often I can combine my travels with a training camp or a competition abroad.

All the things I'm currently doing wouldn't be possible without a massive team behind me. I have my family and friends always by my back as well as my coaches-team, physiotherapist, manager, and all my sponsors who support me every day to be a better me and to achieve what I want to.

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