Will Thomas has been a swim, triathlon, track, and cross-country coach, a teacher, and a marketing account executive, as well as helped launch a retail enterprise in 2003. An avid triathlete, he has competed in over 60 multi-sport events, including Ironman Lake Placid in 2005, typically placing near the top of the field. In the off-season, Will enjoys telemark skiing and launching new companies. He splits whatever time he has leftover between surfing, cycling, drinking coffee, debating politics, reading the news, and traveling. Will owns the triathlon production company Tri-Maine and is a guide and coach with SwimVacation .