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Shreveport, Louisiana
United States
92F / 33C
Total Time = 1h 34m 55s
Overall Rank = 107/1100
Age Group = 30-34
Age Group Rank = 15/82
Pre-race routine:

Left hotel at 6:00 am, enter transition 6:30, set-up bike, relax on beach
Event warmup:

~300 yd. warm-up swim
  • 15m 21s
  • 880 yards
  • 01m 44s / 100 yards

Swam good, good nav.
What would you do differently?:

smoothier breathing, better drafting for 1st third
Transition 1
  • 01m 55s

Good focus on what needed to be done
What would you do differently?:

Smoother bike-on
  • 50m 15s
  • 18.2 miles
  • 21.73 mile/hr

felt good
What would you do differently?:

better spin-speed, faster hill climbing
Transition 2
  • 01m 36s
What would you do differently?:

wasted time with extra drink
  • 25m 47s
  • 3.11 miles
  • 08m 17s  min/mile

Tri top felt tight, stomach felt bloated/full
What would you do differently?:

Increase salt intake, better drink management, & more Brick practice
Post race
Warm down:

Walked past finished, rested in lake water for 30 minutes

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Poor bike to run, could not get going fast. Heat & heavy air on run

Event comments:

Despite the 2011 Hot Streak that resulted in unusually warmer water and higher air temps. Still a great race. It's tougher than it looks, but achievable for most.

Last updated: 2011-04-28 12:00 AM
00:15:21 | 880 yards | 01m 44s / 100yards
Age Group: 6/82
Overall: 0/1100
Performance: Good
Suit: Tri suite & top
Course: lake level low, water temps very warm
Start type: Wade Plus: Waves
Water temp: 80F / 27C Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Average Drafting: Average
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Average
Time: 01:55
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? No Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
00:50:15 | 18.2 miles | 21.73 mile/hr
Age Group: 18/82
Overall: 0/1100
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course: Mostly flight, small rolling hills on 2nd quarter
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Too much
Time: 01:36
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:25:47 | 03.11 miles | 08m 17s  min/mile
Age Group: 32/82
Overall: 0/1100
Performance: Below average
Course: Out route is smooth on park road/parking lot. Small hills on jeep trail on return route.
Keeping cool Average Drinking Too much
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? No
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2011-08-12 4:25 PM

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