Teri Hatcher Taking On Triathlon For Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Teri Hatcher talks to Access about her triathlon journey Teri Hatcher talks to Access about her triathlon journey

Teri Hatcher is back on the set of “Desperate Housewives,” but she has several other big projects in the work.

“I’m turning 45 this year and that’s a significant birthday,” Teri told Access Hollywood. “[I decided] I should make a 45-year-old bucket list, like things I want to do between now and December.”

And Teri has a rather ambitious bucket list – speak French fluently, write a novella, play four songs on her guitar and take on a triathlon.

And the last one on her list happens this Sunday and requires a half mile swim, 18 mile bike ride and four mile run, all benefiting Childrens Hospital Los Angeles – and Teri’s been training like mad.

Teri admitted she’s a little nervous about competing in the event.

”[I’m] always feeling nervous, I don’t think that’s going to go away,” she said.

But for the swim portion, Teri had to overcome her fear of a possible unwanted swim companion – a shark.

“I thought, ‘OK! Now I have to be able to face my ocean fear,’ and you know, the first time I got in, it just wasn’t an issue,” Teri explained. “The anticipation of it was scary and once I got in it, it wasn’t.”

To support Teri’s charity as she competes in the triathlon, click HERE.

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