Nicki Gabrovic, daughter of Lucy and Jerry Gabrovic, participated in The Woodlands, Texas, Ironman competition last Saturday. She finished the course in 13 hours and 40 minutes.
The Ironman competition consists of a 2.4 mile open water swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride, and finishes with a full marathon run (26.2 miles). Over 2000 athletes entered the May 21 Woodlands Ironman. An athlete has 17 hours to finish the arduous course.
She has two “Ironmans” to her credit, having done the Panama City Florida completion in 2004. She lives in Waco and is a member of the Waco Triathalon Club