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Naples Island Swim - Swim

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Long Beach, California
United States
75F / 24C
Total Time = 42m 53s
Overall Rank = 76/186
Age Group = 55-59
Age Group Rank = 7/12
Pre-race routine:

Woke up had some toast n coffee then headed off to the LBC. Found parking pretty quick and got checked in and marked
Event warmup:

Made the decision to swim without a wetsuit so I slid on my jammers grabbed my goggles and went for a warm up swim. Heart raced from the cold water- took a bit to acclimate but was very happy with my decision
  • 42m 53s
  • 1760 yards
  • 02m 26s / 100 yards

It's been 7 years since ive raced anything so inside I was nervous and excited. Took a few minutes to relax once the swim started but after first 500 meters I started to feel good and finished strong. Course was 1760 yards but my garmin had me at just over 2000. Looking at the upload I can see I was all over the place with poor navigation and it added an additional 300 yards lol
Post race
Event comments:

The contestants of this race are primarily the swimmers from the Belmont Masters program and the few youth & adult swimming programs around So Cal. Everyone was stoked to be at an event again- the mood was great everyone was friendly and the race was a good time for all

Last updated: 2021-07-17 12:00 AM
00:42:53 | 1760 yards | 02m 26s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/12
Overall: 0/186
Performance: Average
Suit: nope
Course: swim out into main channel then a single lap around Naples Island. Big custom homes with private docks & yachts on each side it was interesting. Every bridge crossing had people on it watching the race
Start type: Wade Plus: Shot
Water temp: 66F / 19C Current: Low
200M Perf. Below average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Average Drafting: Average
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Good
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge
Events on-time?
Lots of volunteers?
Plenty of drinks?
Post race activities:
Race evaluation [1-5]

2021-08-17 3:52 PM

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