Friday, June 29, 2012

Get to know me


In this post I will like to let you know a bit about myself, training, racing best places Ive been ect. If you have anything else to ask me please do on the bottom part "comments" 

Full Name:  Manuel Alejandro Huerta Cardenas 
Nick Names: Manny, Manu, Alex, Alejo
Place of Birth: Ciudad Habana, Cuba
Date of Birth : March 22, 1984
Height: 5'6 (169cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Siblings: Claudia Huerta  and Monica Huerta
Parents: Martha Cardenas & Herminio Huerta
Girlfriend: Pierina Luncio
Hometown: Guaynabo; Puerto Rico


Best Places to train:  Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Leysin, Switzerland. Noosa, Australia.  Chula Vista, California.

Best Swimming Pool: Olympic Training Center pool in Colorado Springs/ Natatorium in San Juan

Best Open Water Swims: Miami Beach, Key Biscayne, Florida

Best places to ride:  Orosi Valley, Costa Rica.  Leysin, Switzerland.  Alp D'Huez, France 

Best places to run:  Sembach, Germany.  Noosa, Australia.  Tucson, Arizona.

Weekly average: 22-25 km swim , 8-10hr bike, 60-80km run


Favorite Races: La Paz, Argentina.  Mooloolaba, Australia.  Tiszaujvaros, Hungary. REV 3 Costa Rica

Hardest Race: Alp D'huez, France 

Hottest Race:  Ironman China 2009

Coldest Race:  Kitzbuhel Austria 2011


Spear Fishing, watching Soccer & Movies

Best Movies:  Step Brothers, The hang over, Wedding Crashers

Pro Teams : Real Madrid, Boca Juniors, Miami Heat, New York Yankees