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Steamboat Lake State Park, Colorado
United States
Without Limits Productions
Total Time = 1h 30m 5s
Overall Rank = 80/330
Age Group = M40-44
Age Group Rank = 5/16
Pre-race routine:

Usual breakfast: bagel w/ PB, banana, coffee. Long drive to the race from Steamboat.
Event warmup:

Just a few strokes.
  • 15m 11s
  • 880 yards
  • 01m 44s / 100 yards

Still struggling with my open water swims. Trouble breathing, probably a mix of anxiety and wetsuit.
What would you do differently?:

May switch to a sleeveless suit to get more comfortable.
Transition 1
  • 00m 46s

Hey, I was fastest in my AG at one thing!
  • 41m 58s
  • 12.4 miles
  • 17.85 mile/hr

The ride was a lot of work but I felt pretty good about it.
What would you do differently?:

No brakes on downhill, grow a set!
Transition 2
  • 01m 1s

Transition was a little tight.
  • 31m 12s
  • 3.5 miles
  • 09m  min/mile

Loved the trail run part but that first big hill was a killer. Slowed to just above walking speed.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

I had a cold the week before and I felt it.

Event comments:

They need to re-evaluate the swim course to avoid the shallow areas, but overall this was a beautiful course. It was by far the most difficult course I've raced but still a lot of fun!

Last updated: 2013-07-22 12:00 AM
00:15:11 | 880 yards | 01m 44s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 171/330
Performance: Below average
Course: Shallow spots caused some problems. Although not legal you had to walk through a couple of spots.
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 70F / 21C Current: Low
200M Perf. Remainder:
Breathing: Drafting:
Waves: Navigation:
Time: 00:46
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Average
00:41:58 | 12.4 miles | 17.85 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 74/330
Performance: Average
Wind: None
Course: Hilly
Road: Smooth  Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Time: 01:01
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:31:12 | 03.5 miles | 09m  min/mile
Age Group: 0/16
Overall: 0/330
Performance: Average
Course: Hills and trail
Keeping cool Drinking
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Below average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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