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Alex Weber

Triathlon

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Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Resides: Dallas, Texas
College: Texas A&M University
Height: 5-5
Weight: 122
Birthdate: 8/23/90
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas
First Year Elite: 2010

Elite Triathlon Career: Earned elite license with a sixth-place finish at the Florida Great Escape Triathlon in March 2010 • Placed seventh at the 2010 USAT Collegiate National Championship.

Amateur Triathlon Career: Ranked No. 1 nationally in the 16-19 age group and has been ranked in the top five of her age group since the age of seven • Winner of the Capital of Texas Triathlon and Danskin Triathlon in May 2009 • Finished fifth at the USAT Junior Elite National Championship and placed sixth in her age group at the ITU Sprint World Championships in 2009 • Finished 12th at the 2009 USAT Collegiate National Championship.

Athletic Background: Set a record at Dallas' Highland Park High School by competing in eight different Texas state championships in cross country, track and swimming • Five-time state champion and two-time All-America selection in swimming • Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star.

Personal: Parents are Tony and Cindy Weber • Student in the business honors program at Texas A&M, where she is a member of two honor societies • Recipient of three college scholarships • Featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd in August 2009 • Has loved triathlon since age seven when she competed as an IronKid • Did a news piece with Hunter Kemper prior to the 2000 Olympic Games and has wanted to compete at the elite level ever since.