You can follow Layne Bale on Instagram @triathlete_207.
Name and age: Layne Bale, 11
Hometown: Houston, TX
Grade in school: 5th grade
Years doing triathlons: 4 years
Favorite Race this season: Houston Kids Triathlon
Favorite Race Ever: USA Triathlon Youth Nationals
Best result from this season: I placed 1st overall.
Favorite medal/trophy: Houston Kids Triathlon
Advice for a new triathlete: “Don’t worry about the race!”
Ways that the athlete trains: I train for every sport 2-3 times per week.
Favorite thing about being a triathlete: I meet lots of new friends.
Career goal: Be a Chiropractor.
Lifetime Triathlon goal: Win Ironman Kona