Fred Kass – 61
My wife Sarah and I have done the SB Tri long course twice as a tandem team. I swam, we rode together on a tandem bike, then Sarah did the run. We teamed up with our daughter two years ago where I did the swim, Sarah biked, and Bryn ran. I will be doing the long course by myself this month.
For the last 19 years, I have had the privilege of directing the Research Program (and, more recently, the Wellness Program as well) at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara. But, the highlight of my career at the Cancer Center was working with Julie Main. She motivated all of us in the Research and Wellness Departments – she developed innovative programs that have touched the lives of so many patients in our community. My long course effort this month will be for Julie and for all the patients whom I have known over the years – their courage has been my inspiration.