Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series My Personal History

#WA8UNS @WA8UNS #ridgefieldct #Ridgefield in #FairfieldCounty #CT  Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut wanted to share The Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series  

Bud Light United States Triathlon Series (USTS) 

Bud Light United States Triathlon Series

As I came to find this article about the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series  
Please click on link to read:


Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989 Race Poster

  
Official Race Shirt Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989





U.S Triathlon Series Bud Light Cat Sports Inc. USTS and CAT Sports Sticker


Remembering the Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island 1989.


 An news-papers article that my mother wrote about me and the race,
a few of the pros here that is Scott Molina and
Jan Ripple and Karen Smyers in the background remember this is 1989 and I had just finished high school then class of 1989.









Bud Light US Triathlon Series National Championship 1989


Bud Light Triathlon Championnat US National Series 1989



Wearing my NTTC National Triathlon Training Camp CoolMax Singlet


Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island November 5, 1989







The Bud Light U.S Triathlon Series Baltimore Maryland 1989. Bud Light USTS Baltimore Maryland 1989

 Thomas is in the Bud Light USTS had and Scott Tinley Swim Suit  Classmate Thomas Barnaby Tom Barnaby who lives in Springfield, MO  took the pictures. It has been along time since I have seen Tom.  He had taken some other Triathlon photos for me as well. A good friend Thanks Tom ! The orange VW Bus in one of the pictures was Tom's Parents we got to use for the trip to Baltimore. Thanks. I miss the VW Bus it was nice. As I write this yes I just found my old Joel Barlow High School Class of 1989 Friend Tom Barnaby and yes living in Springfield, MO. Great talking to you.

I had just finished high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut class of 1989








The Bud Light U.S Triathlon Series New England 1989. Bud Light USTS New England July 16, 1989 I had just finished high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut class of 1989

I was using my first Cannondale Race Bike that my father had bought me in 1988 when  Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT and got it from Cycle Center here in  Ridgefield, Connecticut. Cycle Center is no longer here in town


The  Bud Light US Triathlon Series Bid 292 is from the 1990 race























United States Triathlon Series (USTS)  New England 1990



I had come to the Ridgefield, Connecticut area in 1979 when my father had taken a job with Schlumberger-Doll Research Ridgefield, Connecticut


Below is other of my past from bike racing in France to doing other triathlons here in the United States.

My Bernard Hinault Hinault Bernard La Vie Claire Look Terraillon Sports Card Postcard unfortunately has a crack in it do to trying to get out of being stuck to a photo album. I had collected this when I lived in Paris, France 1984-1986  I wish there was away to fix this or get another copy of this Bernard Hinault  La Vie Claire Look Terraillon Sports Card 





Greg Lemond World Champion Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Postcard


Greg Lemond Championnat du Monde Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Carte Mondiale de la Poste


Laurent Fignon Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Postcard


Laurent Fignon Renault-Elf-Gitane Sports Card Carte Postale



Francesco Moser Mexico City km 51,151 23/1/1984 Diadora Scarpe Campioni In Tutti GLI Sport Sports Card Postcard

Francesco Moser Mexico km 51.151 23/1/1984 Diadora Scarpe Campioni En Tutti GLI Sport Card Carte Postale



 Team La Vie Claire-Wonder-Radar 1986 Bernard Hinault Etrangers: Steve Bauer, Andrew Hampsten, Roy Knickman,Greg Lemond
Miroir du Cyclisme Guide Du Tour 84
 Miroir du Cyclisme Tour 85 ( Bernard Hinault,Greg Lemond )
  Miroir du Cyclisme Tour 86 ( Bernard Hinault,Greg Lemond )
Sprint Special Tour 86 ( Bernard Hinault,Greg Lemond )




Le journal L'Equipe Lundi 28 Juillet 1986
Le Tour Du Nouveau Mode 1986 Tour de France




Le journal L'Equipe Samedi 26, Dimanche  27 Juillet 1986
Un Americain A Paris  1986 Tour de France ( but not the only American racing at the time see below )

Lemond devriat donc etre demain le premier Americain a enlever le Tour De France.  

Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt

L'Equipe Samedi 26, Dimanche 27 Juillet 1986
Un Americain A Paris 1986 Tour de France (mais pas la seule course américaine à l'époque voir ci-dessous)

Lemond devriat Fait etre demain le premier Américain a Enlever le Tour de France.

Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt


Athletic Club de Boulogne-Billancourt - Wikipedia, the free ...


As mention in the above Notable international cyclists that started with the club include Stephen RochePhil AndersonRobert MillarPaul KimmageSean YatesSeamus Elliott,Jacques BoyerGraham JonesJaan Kirsipuu, and Paul Sherwen.




WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut standing in front of the front doors of his apartment building at 1 Place de Breteuil, 75007 Paris, France at the 7eme 7e arrondissement de Paris on the third floor During 1984-1985-1986. I miss Paris, France a lot and wish I would have the opportunity to one day return but as a person with learning disabilities and or invisible disabilities., I’m not sure if I’ll ever be able to afford ever seeing Paris again. 

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball de Ridgefield, Connecticut, debout devant les portes d'entrée de son immeuble au 1, Place de Breteuil, 75007 Paris, France à la 7eme 7e arrondissement de Paris au troisième étage Pendant 1984-1985-1986. Je m'ennuie de Paris, France beaucoup et je souhaite avoir la possibilité de retourner un jour, mais comme une personne ayant des troubles d'apprentissage et ou un handicap invisible., Je ne sais pas si je serai jamais en mesure de se permettre d'avoir vu Paris de nouveau.


My Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme Team Members 
GEORGELIN Alain
KIMBALL Thomas ( United States )
LE LAY Patrick
LORAND Stephane
MANCEAU Didier
PEREIRA Bruno
BROUSSARD Erick
LOPES Antonio
MOREL Christian
GRAMMATICO Laurent
GHIGNOLI Pascal
GIBRIEN Francis
QUINIOU Arnaud
GIRARD Tanguy
GIBRIEN Jacky


Mes Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme Membres de l'équipe
GEORGELIN Alain
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)
LE LAY Patrick
LORAND Stéphane
MANCEAU Didier
PEREIRA Bruno
BROUSSARD Erick
LOPES Antonio
MOREL Christian
GRAMMATICO Laurent
GHIGNOLI Pascal
GIBRIEN Francis
QUINIOU Arnaud
GIRARD Tanguy
GIBRIEN Jacky




Prix des Pompiers 11 Mai 1986 4eme et Juniors Racing-Club De Versailles Versailles Sportif Liste Des Engages Kimball Thomas is listed as number # 9 Junior 1 Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B.

C.S.M.C. Club Sportif Municipal de Clamart Clamart le 8 Juin 1986 
Prix du Comite Des Fetes



Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt I'm listed #46 Kimball Thomas J1
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)

USCM Union Sportive Du Canton De Magny En Vexin
Prix Des Associations De Magny En Vexin
Dimanche 1er Juin 1986



A.C.B.B Billancourt
128 Kimball Thomas J1
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)
A.C.S.C L' Amical Club Sportif Cormeillais Section Cycliste
Sous Le Patronage de La Municipalite 
Le Prix Du Conseil Municipal



A.C.B.B 73 Kimball T J1
KIMBALL Thomas (Etats-Unis)

l'ACBB cyclisme  Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B
1985-1986


l'ACBB cyclisme  Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B
1985-1986
Sections Cyclisme M.G. Leroy 
47 Boulevard Jean Jaurès, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France 




Athletique Club de Boulogne Billancourt Merlin-Plage Cycles Gitane Infomation
I guess I was not the only American (Etats-Unis) on the racing for ACBB. But I was only a Junior. 

A Christopher Ghiorse and Greg S Cravets and I guess Ghiorse and a Reeve where new arrivees to the team under the Directeurs Sportifs Claude Escalon. Where also Americans on this great team

Athlétique Club de Boulogne Billancourt Merlin-Plage Cycles Gitane Infomation
Je suppose que je n'étais pas le seul Américain (Etats-Unis) sur la course pour ACBB. Mais je n'étais qu'un junior.

Une Christopher Ghiorse et les Cravets Greg de et je suppose Ghiorse et une Reeve où de nouvelles arrivees à l'équipe sous la Directeurs Sportifs Claude Escalon. Où Américains aussi sur cette grande équipe

Revue Trimestrielle De L'Athletic-Club De Boulogne-Billancourt Fevrier 86 Bonne Annee 1986

Cyclisme Le Point Sur 85 Meilleur Amateur Francais 1985 PHILIPP Jean-Jacques Vainqueur de la Palme d or Merlin Plage 1985






l'ACBB cyclisme


 Bike racing for Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt A.C.B.B. Cyclisme 1986 Junior 1 Merlin Plage

My Membre Actif 1985-1986 Section Cyclisme 09 ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Le Prsident de la Section Leroy Gerard Le President General Perbos Jean-Pierre No 921673 

Président : Philippe Leroy Philippe Leroy Cycles La Gazelle the offical bike shop of the ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Philippe Leroy Locataire-Gerant 
The 1986 Tour de France Prologue statrted in Boulogne Billencourt which the route was in front of Cycles La Gazelle which was great., 
A American racing for Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt  A.C.B.B. Cyclisme France

Course de vélo pour Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme 1986 Junior 1 Merlin Plage

Mon Membre Actif 1985-1986 Section Cyclisme 09 ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Le Prsident de la Section Leroy Gerard Le Président Général Perbos Jean-Pierre Aucune 921673

Président : Philippe Leroy  Philippe Leroy Cycles La Gazelle du magasin de vélo officielle de l'ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme Philippe Leroy Locataire-gérant

Le Tour de France 1986 Prologue statrted à Boulogne Billencourt qui la route était en face de Cycles La Gazelle qui était super.,

Une course américaine pour Athlétic Club de Boulogne Billancourt ACBB Cyclisme France





My United States Cycling Federation USCF 1986 Amateur Racing License as this was the United States Cycling Federation USCF 1986 International License Philip Voxland was the president of the USCF then. As can be seen my old address 1 Place de Breteuil 75007 Paris, France





United States Cycling Federation USCF and Federation Francaise de Cyclisme FFC Stickers





Where I used to practice with other cyclists when I had lived in Paris. Circuit cycliste Hippodrome de Longchamp. And where I heard about A.C.B.B.


Autographs of the American 7-Eleven Cycling Team 1986 Tour de France
Alcala, Bob Roll, Davis Phinney, Chris Carmichael, Alex Stieda All autographs where done before the prologue Tour de France 1986 at Boulogne-Billancourt where the ACBB cyclisme had there bike store Cycles La Gazelle





 1986 Tour de France Winner Greg Lemond Autograph My Autograph of Greg Lemond 1986 Tour de France

1986 Tour de France Vainqueur Greg Lemond Autograph mon autographe de Greg Lemond 1986 Tour de France

  My Autograph of Andrew Hampsten ( Andy Hampsten ) 1986 Tour de France
Ma Autograph d'Andrew Hampsten (Andy Hampsten) 1986 Tour de France
My Autograph of Davis Phinney 1986 Tour de France
Mon autographe de Davis Phinney 1986 Tour de France



Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS 7-Eleven Cycling Team Collection

The 7-Eleven cycling team list for 1986. Which includes people like Chris Carmichael, Alexi Grewal and Davis Phinney to name a few,


My Autographs of the 7 Eleven Cycling Team 1986 Tour de France., I got to meet the 1986 7 Eleven Cycling Team as I was living in Paris and bike racing as a Junior for the ACBB Athletic Club de Boulogne Billencourt ACBB Cyclisme 1986 as prologue of the Tour de France started in 92 Boulogne



Today I no longer bike race or do triathlon anymore is I simply can't afford a bike at this time., I have been focusing on my running racing and working out at the Ridgefield Rec Center in Ridgefield, CT., I had gone to alot of volunteer community service work,I simply need to be as self support as I can a person with disabilites mainly learning disabilites.

Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS 7-Eleven Cycling Team Collection




My 1988 7 Eleven Cycling 88 Pro Team Group Photo-Poster and my 7 Eleven 1989 Pro Cycling Team Photo-Poster




My 1988 Letter from the 7-Eleven Cycling Team The South Club, Inc. Waukesha,WI from James L. Ochowicz General Manager







Motorola cycling team 1992





Proselec Sports Association Sportive D' Etudes et Productions Schlumberger, 26 Rue de la Cavee, 92142 Clamart, France
Section Cyclotourisme
1985
D.Peborde

I did some Cyclotourisme before racing with A.C.B.B




United Bicycle Institute Bicycle Mechanics School  I Went here in 1995 for both basic repair and shop operation and advance bike mechanics student ID # 952109. 



1995-20 Professional Repair and Shop Operation September 11-September 22, 1995
1995-21 Advanced Mechanics September 25-September 29, 1995



Great experience and great memories but my learning disabilities had made me end my career as a bike mechanic 1997 as to slow in production of bikes. And the math needed to build wheels in which I was not great in. 



Thomas is the person in the Cannondale Jersey.











Barnett's Manual : Analysis and Procedures for Bicycle Mechanics  Second Edition by John Barnet

Sutherland's Handbook For Bicycle Mechanics 6th ed 20th Anniversary. bicycle ... Handbook for Bicycle Mechanics by Howard Sutherland [6th Edition 1995].

Manuel de Barnett: Analyse et Procédures pour les vélos Mécanique Second Edition par John Barnet


Manuel Sutherland Pour vélos Mécanique 6th ed 20e anniversaire. vélo ... Manuel de mécanique vélo par Howard Sutherland [6e édition 1995].




Thomas at the Coors Light Biathlon Series Boston, MA Massachusetts 1990





Marathon International De Paris Marathon De Paris Paris Marathon 1986







This is what the start of the Mairie De Paris  Marathon de Paris Marathon de Paris, Paris, France. Depart 1986 Look Liked
C'est ce que le début de la Mairie de Paris Marathon de Paris 1986 Départ Regardez aimé


Memories of the Marathon de Paris 1986
Souvenirs du Marathon de Paris 1986





Thomas Kimball WA8UNS Pre Marathon de Paris International Marathon de Paris 1986 with the Proselec Delacquis Demenagements ClamartFrance Running Club which I think was apart of Etudes et Productions Schlumberger 92140 Clamart France

Thomas Kimball WA8UNS Pre Marathon de Paris Marathon International de Paris 1986 avec le Proselec Delacquis Demenagements Clamart, France Running Club qui je pense était en dehors des Etudes et Productions Schlumberger 92140 Clamart France



Marathon de Paris Marathon de Paris, Paris, France. Dimanche 4 Mai 1986
Marathon de Paris Marathon de Paris, Paris, France. Diplome
The Paris International Marathon (French: Marathon International de Paris) Dimanche 4 Mai 1986
Le Marathon International de Paris (français: Marathon International de Paris) Dimanche 4 Mai 1986
About Paris Marathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Marathon International De Paris Marathon De Paris Paris Marathon 1986


LES 20 KM DE PARIS ARRIVEE 1985



Les 20 Kilometres de Paris 1985 



20 Kilometres de Paris 1985
13 Octobre 1985


20 Kilometers de Paris A.S.C. Air Perrier Adidas La Hutte Inter Sport La Poste RTL



Paris Versailles Dimanche 27 Octobre 1985 10 eme Paris Versailles



10 eme Paris Versailles SNCF 





Ridgefield, CT Ridgefield Y-Athlon August 28th 1988
The Third Annual Ridgefield Family Y-Athlon
Thomas Q Kimball first Triathlon 19 years old


Ridgefield, CT Ridgefield Y-Athlon Août 28th 1988

La troisième famille Ridgefield annuel Y-Athlon

Thomas Q Kimball premier Triathlon 19 ans






Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS Derby Savings Bank 1991 Connecticut Triathlon Series globale Placez 58 sur 1545 En divison M 20-24 Placé 8 sur 134 Derby Biathlon, Biathlon Orange, Milford Triathlon, Triathlon Griskus, mandrins Triathlon, Litchfield Biathlon.



Thomas at  Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut swim practice 1 mile= 1 time around  Lake Kenosia was able to do 4 times photo mid to late 1990's


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his experience with the Chuck's Steak House Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut United States 1988 Age 19

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball de Ridgefield, Connecticut a voulu partager son expérience avec les East Coast Triathlon du lac Kenosia Danbury du Chuck Steak House de Chuck, Connecticut États-Unis 1988 Age 19




I was a Junior in high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut United States class of 1989


I was using my first Cannondale Race Bike that my father had bought me in 1988 when  Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT and got it from Cycle Center here in  Ridgefield,Connecticut. Cycle Center is no longer here in town

1 Mile swim
25 mile bike
6.2 mile run


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his experience with the Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut 1993 Age 24

1 Mile swim
25 mile bike
6.2 mile run

J'étais un junior dans le lycée au lycée Joel Barlow à Redding, Connecticut CT classe de 1989


J'utilisais mon premier vélo de course Cannondale que mon père m'avait acheté en 1988 Cannondale Bicycle Corporation où il était à Georgetown, CT et a obtenu de Cycle Center ici à Ridgefield, Connecticut. Centre de cycle n'est plus ici dans la ville

1 km de natation
25 mile vélo
6.2 mile run


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball de Ridgefield, dans le Connecticut aux États-Unis a voulu partager son expérience avec les East Coast Triathlon du lac Kenosia Danbury de Chuck, Connecticut 1993 Age 24

1 km de natation
25 mile vélo
6.2 mile run






Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut 1991

Karen Smyers and comes to compete in the Chuck's East Coast Triathlon in September 1991. I had first meet Karen in 1989 at The Bud Light USTS U.S. Triathlon Series National Championship on Hilton Head Island United States 1989.


Karen Smyers et vient de participer à East Coast Triathlon de Chuck en Septembre 1991. J'avais d'abord rencontrer Karen en 1989 à l'USTS Triathlon Championnat Bud Light US National Series sur Hilton Head Island États-Unis 1989. 



I  had finished this in 2:14:31 I had placed 123 I had my first 1st time to complete the Ironman distance triathlon on September 7th 1991 

J'avais fini ce en 2:14:31 j'avais placé 123 j'ai eu mon 1er premier temps pour terminer le triathlon distance Ironman, le 7 Septembre 1991




WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut United States wanted to share his experience with the Chuck's Steak House Chuck's East Coast Triathlon Lake Kenosia Danbury,Connecticut 1989 Age 20

September 17th 1989

I just finished high school at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT Connecticut class of 1989

I was using my first Cannondale Race Bike that my father had bought me in 1988 when  Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT and got it from Cycle Center here in  Ridgefield,Connecticut. Cycle Center is no longer here in town

1 Mile swim
25 mile bike
6.2 mile run

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball de Ridgefield, dans le Connecticut aux États-Unis a voulu partager son expérience avec les East Coast Triathlon du lac Kenosia Danbury du Chuck Steak House de Chuck, Connecticut 1989 Age 20

17 septembre 1989

Je viens de terminer l'école secondaire à l'école secondaire Joel Barlow à Redding, Connecticut CT classe de 1989

J'utilisais ma première course de vélos Cannondale que mon père m'avait acheté en 1988, lorsque Cannondale Corporation où il était à Georgetown, CT et a obtenu de Cycle Center ici à Ridgefield, Connecticut. Cycle Center n'est plus ici dans la ville

1 km de natation
25 mile vélo
6.2 mile run




Marine Corps Marathon 1992 1993 1994 2006 




Marine Corps Marathon 1994
19th Marine Corps Marathon 1994
 Place 4848 Time 4:00:14


Marine Corps Marathon 2006 Team USAA WA8UNS Kimball
Time 4:12:45 Overall 6024 


Marine Corps Marathon 2006 Team USAA WA8UNS Thomas Kimball
I hope to be able to do the Marine Corps Marathon again someday as I was suppose to do in 2013 and have done 1992 1993 1994 and 2006 but  enjoy it and visiting the Washington, DC Bowie, MD area is I had used to live in Bowie as father was a Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md. National Security Agency NSA May 1970-71 as a Cryptanalysis . I enjoy visiting the National Cryptologic Museum, Ft. Meade, MD Again with limited funding not sure when I will be able to go visit again.




WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his first Ironman distance triathlon attempt experience with you.  Endurance Ironman Triathlon Endurance Triathlon Lake Sunapee New Hampshire, 1990 was my first attempt at this distance

2.4 mile swim

112 mile bike
26.2 mile run

In 1990 I had done this but had to drop out 13 miles into the 26.2 mile run., I was 21 years old when I did this event 1990.


Just finishing high school at Joel Barlow High School  in Redding, CT 1989 a year before.







WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut United States wanted to share his first Ironman distance triathlon experience with you.  Endurance Ironman Triathlon Lake Sunapee New Hampshire1991 was my first time to finish this event., In 1990 I had done this but had to drop out 13 miles into the 26.2 mile run., I was 22 years old when I did this event 1991.

This was my 1st time to complete the Ironman distance triathlon in 13 hours 48 minutes for the 2.4 mile swim 112 mile bike and the 26.2 mile run at the end., Just two years after finishing high school at Joel Barlow in Redding, CT 1989

CamelBak Hydration systems was my product sponsor for a few years as I would help to test out there products as on my first try of this distance I got very dehydrated which caused me problems. And PowerBar product sponsored me as well. But I am proud I had a chance to do and finish this type of event and distance. At the time I was working at Cannondale Bicycle Corporation when it was in Georgetown, CT back in 1990-1993 and Bethel Cycle and Fitness had a Triathlon Team then early 1990's

1991 Endurance Triathlon Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire Ironman Qualifier


Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut Ironman distance triathlon experience 1991 Age 22 Number # 046



WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his first full Ironman 2.4 mile swim 112 mile bike 26.2 mile run distance triathlon experience with you.  Endurance Ironman Triathlon Lake Sunapee New Hampshire1991 was my first time to finish this event., I was 22 years old when I did this event 1991. 13 hours 48 minutes

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball de Ridgefield, dans le Connecticut aux États-Unis a voulu partager son premier Ironman 2.4 mile nage 112 mile vélo 26.2 mile run expérience complète de triathlon distance avec vous. Endurance Ironman Triathlon du lac Sunapee New Hampshire, 1991 était ma première fois à la fin de cet événement., J'avais 22 ans quand j'ai fait cet événement 1991. 13 heures 48 minutes













Esprit Ironman Distance Esprit Triathlon de Montreal 1993



I had finished the 2.4 mile swim

 I had finsihed the 112 mile bike


 I had started the 26.2 mile run but ran into difficults and had to stop before the end of race.



Maratha's Marathas Vineyard Endurance Ironman Triathlon 1994 my last Ironman Triathlon since now I can't afford a bike anymore., I was 25 years old at the time in 1994. 

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield,Connecticut wanted to share his second Ironman distance triathlon experience with you.

This was my 2nd time to complete the Ironman distance triathlon for the 2.4 mile swim 112 mile bike and the 26.2 mile run at the end., This was apart of the Maratha's Vineyard Traithlon Festival September 17th 1994. martha's vineyard endurance triathlon

I was only 25 years old in 1994














No #116 Thomas Kimball Age 25 West Redding, CT United States
No # 116 Thomas Kimball Age 25 West Redding, CT États-Unis



A newspaper article on the Wolfpit Running Club  Wolfpitters run in close-knit circle April 7th 1992 Thomas Q Kimball in the center with the Brooks T-Shirt


WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball of Ridgefield, Connecticut  Member of the Wolfpit Running Club my father was also a member of the Wolfpit Running Club going back to the early 1980’s

Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club





WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball Ridgefield, Connecticut United States Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 1989

WA8UNS Thomas Q Kimball Ridgefield, Connecticut États-Unis Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 1989


Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club





Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 1994



Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon - Wolfpit Running Club 2007


Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon 2007

28181233 M38236
1:55:38



33rd ANNUAL Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon 2009

1590104Tom KimballM402901:41:57



Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, 2011


38124164 M42181
1:46:25




Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, 2006

34138179 M371658
1:46:50

Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, 2005 


50239317 M35
1:55:48

Ridgefield Pamby Motors Half Marathon, 2004


19136164 M34
1:42:15

Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon 2000

22143176 M31399
1:38:21

Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon 1999




14102120 M30163
1:34:59


Charl Matteus was at the Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug UltraMarathon Ultra-Marathon in 1998 what a year as article mentions the weather we had. 

Charl Matteus était à la Jack Bristol Lac Waramaug ultramarathon Ultra-Marathon en 1998, quelle année que l'article mentionne le temps que nous avions.

Thomas Kimball WA8UNS of Ridgefield,CT at the Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultra Marathon ultramarathon 50km 31.1 miles in 1997 at age 28 with a time of 5:38:27 About the hat and the Army PFU About me I am also a Army and Navy Brat as born July 1969 my father was a US Army Signal Corps Officer with the US Army Security Agency Support Group out of Ft Meade, Md. We had a TDY at Ft Hood, TX 69-70 for MASSTER US Mobile Army Sensor System Test Evaluation and Review SurveillanceTarget Acquisition and Night Observation STANO. Then back to Ft Meade for the National Security Agency NSA 70-71 as a Cryptanalysis . After that we moved to Miami, Fla for the ONR Office Of Naval Research 71-79. The work for ONR Office of Naval Research took my father to US Naval Facility NAVFAC Eleuthera and NAVFAC Bermuda. )



April 1998 Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultramarathons weather cold and monsoonal rains and snow showers Charl Mattheus had joined us that year 1998. 


Autographed Card from Charl Mattheus 

Carte dédicacée de Charl Mattheus

Offical Results 1998 Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultras 4-26/1998
My 2nd one 50km placed 14th out of 36 Age 28 time 5:04:10 Remember the weather conditions weather cold and monsoonal rains and snow showers 

Offical Results 2001  Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultras  5:12:54 PLACE 12 TOM KIMBALL

2003 Lake Waramaug Results:

T.Kimball Age 33 Time 5:12:31 for 50km 




Thomas Kimball WA8UNS of Ridgefield,CT in the 2008 Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultra Marathon ultramarathon my last one attended. 50km 31.1 miles 5:37:19

Jack Bristol's Lake Waramaug Ultras

31623 M38
5:37:19


Thomas Kimball WA8UNS of Ridgefield,CT at 38th Annual Jersey Shore Half Marathon 2010 at  Gateway National Recreation Area- Sandy Hook, NJ  Sandy Hook Gateway National Park in  New Jersey.my favorite beach












38th Annual Jersey Shore Half Marathon 2010

29132164 M411217
1:44:52



Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS from Ridgefield, Connecticut  United States running in the Stratton Faxon Danbury Half Marathon April 7th 2013Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race

Thomas Q Kimball WA8UNS de Ridgefield, dans le Connecticut aux États-Unis en cours d'exécution dans le Stratton Faxon Danbury Half Marathon 7th Avril 2013. Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race

Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race 2013
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I wanted to share some photos of 
“Newtown Police Union Team” running in the  Stratton Faxon Danbury Half Marathon or 5K.
Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race
April 7th 2013. This team is made up of police, fire and medical personnel from around the state. Proud to have been a member of this team. 

Je voulais partager quelques photos de
«Newtown Équipe police de l'Union" en cours d'exécution dans le Stratton Faxon Danbury Half Marathon ou 5K.
Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race
7 avril 2013. Cette équipe est composée de personnel de police, d'incendie et médicaux de partout dans l'État. Fier d'avoir été membre de cette équipe.



I wanted to share his experience at The Sandy Hook Run for the Families a HMF Events (Hartford Marathon Foundation) Hartford Connecticut Saturday - March 23, 2013.

Many Thanks to all those volunteers that help to make this event possible. It was a emotional start and event. And great to see those people that came togther for this event. 






Bib 7915 Overall 269th of 8,862 Male 196th of 3,128 M40-44 21st of 290 Male First Responder 15th of 92 Finished 00:23:28. Recently signed up for the Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Race Half Marathon to help support the The Newtown Police Union  and to run with  The “Newtown Police Union Team” on April 7th 2013. A little soon for me doing a half marathon but should be able to handle it. 





Sandy Hook Run for the Families 2013

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The Long Journey Guides Kimball Past Frustrations Competing in Marathons Helped Danbury Resident Thomas Kimball Overcome Learning Disabilities June 13th 2001




 

The above article was written by local news-paper on me and my sports and using sports as a positive way out of coping with having life long learning disabilities and hopes to help others out there is so much a person with learning disabilities and help out with local community or with other volunteer services back in the 1970's and 1980's there wasn't as much help and understanding as there is today., As I used to be a former Ironman distance triathlete and Ultra-Marathon Runner. 

Triathlete Goes The Distance Endurance Rider September 26, 1991
Triathlète tient la distance Endurance Rider 26 Septembre, 1991





Triathlete Loves Challenge August 31st 1989






Kimball finishes second ultramarathon 1998



 Kimball competes in Ironman Triathlon 1994



Results from 2001 Dutchess County Classic Half Marathon  1:37:22 84 Thomas Kimball Age 32



Fairfield Half Marathon 587 Thomas Kimball Age 24 West Redding 1:41:00


 Fairfield Half Marathon 1997 1998 2001 2008

Stratton Faxon Fairfield Road Races 2008
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Fairfield Half Marathon And 5K 2001
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Fairfield Road Races - Half Marathon & 5K 1998
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Fairfield Road Races - Half Marathon 1997
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3Rd Annual Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Half-Marathon 2007
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1997 Ridgefield Half Marathon  137 Thomas Kimball 1:35:50

1999 Ridgefield Half Marathon 121 Thomas Kimball 1:34:59

2000 24th Ridgefield Pamby Half Marathon 176 Thomas Kimball Age 31 Time 1:38:21

 Danbury-News-Times 10km Connecticut Classic 1988 675 Kimball Thomas 47:46
Danbury-News-Times 10km Connecticut Classic 1989 446 Kimball Thomas 45:40 




Putnam County Fall Classic Half Marathon October 1997 Place 61 Thomas Kimball Danbury Time 1:37:39




Boston Buildup XIII 10km January 6th 1991 Rowayton, CT
Just notice an old friend from Redding, CT listed a Mr. Tom Haughney ( Wolfpit Running Club Ridgefield, CT Members have the * before there name ) My time Tom Kimball 47:02


US NAVAL SUBASE MEMORIAL 10K ROAD RACE MAY 15, 2004
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