Samantha McGlone

Sport/discipline: Triathlon, Ironman®

Hometown: St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Current residence: Tucson, Ariz.

About Samantha: She turned pro in 2002 and raced on the World Cup circuit for Canada. She moved up to long course racing in 2005 and won the Ironman 70.3 world championship in 2006. She writes a monthly column for Triathlete magazine.

SRAM® products uses: Black RED group

Zipp® products used: 101, 303 Firecrest, 404 Firecrest, 808 Firecrest, 1080, Sub-9 disc, Tangente™ tires.

Favorite SRAM product and why: Red TT R2C shifters.

Favorite Zipp product and why: Tangente Platinum Pro Brake Pads for carbon braking surfaces. I don't always use my brakes -- but when I do I choose the Zipp Platinum Pro.

You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:

One album? Neil Young "Decade"

One candy? Almond Snickers®

One vice? my iPhone®

Notable Race Results:

Ironman 70.3 World Champion,

2nd - Hawaii Ironman World Championships

2004 Olympian

Three time Wildflower champion

Facebook: Samantha McGlone

Twitter: @samanthamcglone