IRONMAN - An extreme triathlon race where you finish 4km swim, 180km cycle and 42km run - This race was finish by Sidharth Routray for the first time by any Odia in October, 2016. After which he has done 5 more Ironman races.
He is also a avid mountaineer who done peaks like Mt. Aconcagua, Mt. Denali, Mt. Orizaba, Mt El Plomo, and many top peaks in USA and south American continent.
He is the first Ironman from Odisha. He is son of Suresh Routray the famous Jatni MLA. His childhood was in the dust and fields of the village at Kusumati, Jatni. For school he move to Bhubaneswar and joined Kendiya Vidyalaya No1, the Unit-9 Central School. After 12th he got selected into NDA [National Defence Academy] - Khadakwasla, Pune. He is a proud Ex-Hunter as he join the Hunter Squadron at NDA. He carries the H+ve Blood Type. From there he went to IMA Dehradun - Jessore Squadron. He left IMA and then he went on to finish double masters as CFA and MBA Marketing & IT.
Currently working as Head of Digital Marketing for Ooma Inc., in San Jose, the Silicon Valley of USA.
He lives in Folsom, California, near Sacramento with his wife Anita Misra (Ayurvedic Doctor) and two daughter Aroha and Aditi.
He is proud to prove to the world, an Odia is no less to any other world citizen. And he is committed that he would fly the Odisha brand high around the world through his adventures.