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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Frank French  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1931


Illinois Connection

French lived in Flossmoor, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

French, a retired AT&T vice president, was selected one of 1996's Ten All-American triathletes in the 65-69 age group and one of Five All-American duathletes in that same age group. In 1996, he was a member of Team USA for both the World Triathlon and the World Duathlon championships. He began running in 1977 and switched to the combination races in 1983. His book, ''A Year of Triathlons'', is a self-published venture that chronicles French's 20 year love affair with running, biking and swimming.

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