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OWS series 2014/2015 - round 1 - Swim


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Perth, Western Australia
AU
http://www.openwaterswimming.com.au/
20.8C / 69F
Overcast
Total Time = 1h 13m 47s
Overall Rank = 50/154
Age Group = 35-50
Age Group Rank = 8/32
Event warmup:

First 2k was my warmup
Swim
  • 1h 13m 47s
  • 5000 meters
  • 01m 29s / 100 meters
Comments:

I wore my wetsuit for this swim to see how I would go. It is the first time I have swim with one and may be the last.

My time was faster than it would have been without due to my lack of swim fittness but I think any time I gain at my ironman attempt will be lost, possibly multiple times over, when I have to take it off.

I may just wear my fast skin.
Post race
What limited your ability to perform faster:

A general lack of swim fitness due to ironman training




Last updated: 2014-09-29 12:00 AM
Swimming
01:13:47 | 5000 meters | 01m 29s / 100meters
Age Group: 8/32
Overall: 50/154
Performance: Good
Suit: wetsuit
Course: A 1.25km rectangular course along the coast. 575m long and 50m wide marked with large orange buoys at the ends and middle. The start was deep water but the finish was a very short run up the beach to cross the timing pads.
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 21C / 69F Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Good
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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