Rodrigo "Troy" Romero

 

Team Sirius Tri Club South America -Troy Romero

Rodrigo Romero Garcia de la Cadena, known as “Troy RGc” is a professional Mexican triathlete from Tehuacán, Puebla. Born the 12th of December of 1991.

Troy has trained with Siri for the past three years, together with all the Team Sirius elite squad, their tribe!!! Training hard, giving his 100%… learning from the best in this sport. Growing, while performing but not only as an athlete but as a better person.

“I want to inspire and give back to the sport that has given me so much!” – Troy

Career

Troy’s most distinguished accomplishments include Top 10 at IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP KONA 2017.
4x IRONMAN World Championship “KONA” Finisher, 2x IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, 1x EXTERRA World Championship.

Results in 2018:
• 1st place in the 25 – 29 age group and 1st overall in the IRONMAN 70.3 Campeche.
• 2nd place in the 25 – 29 age group and 2nd overall in the IRONMAN 70.3 Lima, Perú.
• 3rd place in the 25 – 29 age group and 7th overall in the IRONMAN 70.3 Monterrey.
• 2nd place in the 25 – 29 age group and 10th overall in the IRONMAN Boulder, CO.
• 4th place in the 25 – 29 age group and 7th overall in the IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder, CO.
• 26th place in the 25 – 29 age group and 2nd Mexican in the Ironman World Championship “KONA”
• 20th place as a professional – in the Ironman 70.3 Indian Wells, California.

Philosophy

Troy’s philosophy consists of a strict regimen of discipline, devotion, respect and compromise. He describes himself as having a friendly athletic attitude, and a relentless thirst for achieving his goals.

“I love this sport, animals, good food, good music and outdoor activities!”

Coaching

Troys specialty is middle distance and long distances courses, he enjoys training athletes for this, where he has more experience. If you are looking to improve on Half Ironman & Ironman distance he is the one to help you to get to your goal!

I decided to be coached by Troy after meeting him at Ironman Boulder. A few years ago I started to follow him on Instagram and a lot of times when things at training weren’t working as wished for me I found some picture that inspired me with his insights. So after hanging out some days and discovered the amazing human being he is I decided to share paths with him.

The result? Well, he is a badass and every day with his effort and hard work he inspires me to be a better athlete but most of all a better person.

It’s my honor to be guided by him, because as his mantra says he show me the way to be RELENTLESS.

Edgar Cid

I could just start by saying that in only one year of been coached by Troy my IM PR went ‪from 15:13‬ to a truly never possibly imagined ‪12:48‬!  But really this is the least important part.  My journey with Troy has provided mostly confidence and self understanding that there are no limits to what I can do, as he keeps on challenging me and making me become a better athlete and person.  All my respect to Troy as mi coach and my appreciation as a friend.  Life changing experiences are invaluable!

Octavio Ochoa

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