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Erik is a Co-founder and Director of the Mirik Investment Group, a boutique investment fund. He is an entrepreneur having founded several start up companies including Trident Fitness LLC. Which is a fitness company dedicated to knowledge, athletic performance and overall enhancement of quality of life. He will be using their Kettlebell training regime to prepare for the race.
He’s an avid fitness enthusiast and endurance athlete as demonstrated by his completion in numerous triathlons, half-marathons, 10ks, high rock challenge, etc. Erik is motivated and honored to represent LLS to take the big step up to conquer the Ironman. Erik’s life, through his family and friends, has been greatly affected by cancer. He lost his Mother four years ago to brain cancer. Erik was only recently introduced to the LLS by his girlfriend, Laila Hardy. She is a blood cancer survivor and a beneficiary of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society funded research advances. And is the driving force of his inspiration to take on this endeavor.
At Mirik, Erik has analytical knowledge of Biotech companies. As such he is well aware of cutting edge blood cancer therapies in development and in clinical trial stages. Participating with the TNT Ironman Team will enable him to advance these therapies by funding LLS research.