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Pinehurst, North Carolina
United States
Setup Events
Overcast
Total Time = 3h 16m 54s
Overall Rank = 141/215
Age Group = 35-39
Age Group Rank = 16/23
Pre-race routine:

LIght training for the week, and none on Friday.
Drove out on Friday and stayed in a hotel
Event warmup:

200 yards or so swimming and some stretching. Raining so didn't do much
Swim
  • 31m 41s
  • 1500 meters
  • 02m 07s / 100 meters
Comments:

Had trouble in my last swim so kept this one very metered. Stood on the beach while and gave the rest of the wave a head start. Swam mostly on the outside and my GPS put me at 1.1 miles. Thought my lines were reasonable, maybe the swim was long. Was getting confused by sighting the marina. Could have had a better line here I think.
What would you do differently?:

Push harder down the back stretch
Transition 1
  • 02m 53s
Comments:

Run up hill to T1. A little dizzy and a bit of a zig zag
Terrible time getting wet suit off couldn't find the zipper string, and then it got stuck on ankles
Bike
  • 1h 39m 53s
  • 30 miles
  • 18.02 mile/hr
Comments:

tough course
What would you do differently?:

Train on hill. Its really flat around here
Transition 2
  • 02m 5s
Comments:

Didn't wear quick laces. Could have saved a little
Run
  • 1h 00m 25s
  • 10 kms
  • 06m 02s  min/km
Comments:

Not the run I was hoping for, but the bike segment was harder then I expected.
My GPS had race 6.32.
What would you do differently?:

Need to train on some hills
Post race
Warm down:

Walked around

What limited your ability to perform faster:

My training. Second Olympic and first this year. Best is yet to come!

Event comments:

Will put on list for next year. Challenging course, but a good location. Race shirt, and growler for swag.




Last updated: 2016-05-22 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:31:41 | 1500 meters | 02m 07s / 100meters
Age Group: 13/23
Overall: 119/215
Performance: Average
Suit: Orca Wetsuit, sleeveless
Course: Open triangle. the first turn was oblique
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 72F / 22C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Average
Rounding: Average
T1
Time: 02:53
Performance: Below average
Cap removal: Below average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed:
Biking
01:39:53 | 30 miles | 18.02 mile/hr
Age Group: 18/23
Overall: 142/215
Performance: Average
Wind: None
Course: Hilly large loop
Road: Smooth Wet Cadence:
Turns: Average Cornering: Average
Gear changes: Average Hills: Below average
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 02:05
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Good
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
01:00:25 | 10 kms | 06m 02s  min/km
Age Group: 18/23
Overall: 153/215
Performance: Average
Course: continuous rollers
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Ok
Evaluation
Course challenge Too hard
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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