Occupation: Tax and Finance Manager at the Pohlad
Family of Companies.
Colleges, Degrees: Bachelors of Arts Degree -
University of St. Thomas, Master of Business in Taxation Degree - University of Minnesota
Family: Wife of 14 years, Emily. 3 daughters: Clara Jo (7),
Anna Marie (5) and Sophie Mae (3)
Pets? Names? The family stuffed animal dog named Jimmy. The answer is still "no" to the "can we get a puppy?" question, for now.
Books? I read Triathlon magazine in the bathroom
and read tax literature at work. Sadly...that is it.
Movies? High School Musical I, II and III.
Seriously, I have gotten a late start but I am
addicted. They are my preferred bike trainer flicks
this winter. Mindless dialogue and some cool tunes for
motivation. Plus my girls will sit and ride their
rocking horses along side me while I bike.
TV Shows? Seinfeld. Don't/Haven't watched
much TV in a long, long time
Alcoholic Beverages? Bombay Sapphire Martini with
Junk Food? McDonald's Cheeseburgers
Restaurants? Manny's Steakhouse
Meal? Every Sunday night: A large Hawaiian pizza and Captain diet
Non-Tri Hobbies? Watching movies with my girls. Snugglefest.
Ice Cream Flavor? Vanilla
Vacation Destination? St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
Favorite Sports Team? Minnesota Twins and any team playing the Vikings
UPDATE: Triathlete JMatt Kiel sent us this e-mail:
Thanks so much for your continued support and entertaining blog posts.
For the record, however, we most often refer to Joe (Langel) as Shirtless Joe. It wouldn't be right to call him anything less.
One might speculate that Shirtless Joe is trademarked at this point... or an integral part of his brand. :)
See you when it's warm..
A big fan of SJ