Acli-Mate Athlete Profile of: Samuel Alexander
Place you call Home: Waterford, Connecticut
Sport(s) of choice: Track and Field, Cross Country, Road Racing, Trail Running
Name and type of your favorite pet: Scout- 2 year old Chocolate Lab, Beardy- Bearded Dragon & Corny- Corn Snake
Favorite Ski Area: Magic Mountain, South Londonderry, VT
Favorite Bike Ride or Trail: Bluff Point State Park, Groton, CT
How does Acli-Mate help you with training, racing, acclimatization or recovery? Acli-Mate helps me recover from grueling 100+ mile weeks and long workouts
What is your favorite Acli-Mate flavor? Cran-Raspberry
Favorite place to go gorge on food after a great adventure? Somewhere blue collar that I can get seafood and BYOB of course, Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock, New London, CT
What is one adventure/race/goal you want to do but haven’t yet?
I want to qualify for the Olympic Trials (’16) in the Marathon.
How many hours do you train a day / week? At least 15
How many years have you been doing the sport you race in? How many years have you been racing?
Have been racing XC/Track since 6th grade (11 years).
Raced competitively in high school and college (Division 1) as well.
Now coach at Central Connecticut State University, my alma mater.
If you were an animal (land, water or air) what would you be? A Sea Otter, so I can eat shell fish
Do you use or recommend Acli-Mate and if so, when?
I like to use it to recover from workouts and long runs. It makes my training a lot easier and is a nice reward on hot days.