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Malibu, California
United States
Michael Epstein Sports Productions
75F / 24C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 45m 40s
Overall Rank = 222/1572
Age Group = moutain bike
Age Group Rank = 2/15
Pre-race routine:

woke up at 4a, coffee pb & j sandwich and banna
Event warmup:

light jog and dynamic stretching, swam a couple hundred yards prior to my wave
Swim
  • 12m 35s
  • 880 yards
  • 01m 26s / 100 yards
Comments:

got great start thru the surf line, hit the first buoy and got settled into a very comfortable pace. was at the last buoy before we knew it.
What would you do differently?:

Could have definitely pushed a bit harder.
Transition 1
  • 02m 45s
Comments:

actually tipped over for a second in the shoot out of transition. it was very narrow and crowded. only lost a few seconds
What would you do differently?:

more body glide on legs
Bike
  • 58m 1s
  • 18 miles
  • 18.62 mile/hr
Comments:

really pushed the bike leg. the hills were not too bad and kept my speed up pretty good. hardest part was the last mile in parking lot against the wind and dealing with traffic. was averaging >19 prior to that.
What would you do differently?:

nothing. I thought it was a very good ride.
Transition 2
  • 01m 53s
Comments:

almost ran past my rack but teammate caught me
What would you do differently?:

not much
Run
  • 30m 24s
  • 4 miles
  • 07m 36s  min/mile
Comments:

pretty good run but was never able to really turn on the speed in middle portion. maybe not enough nutrition. did finish strong for last mile. probably <7 min pace
What would you do differently?:

try to push thru miles 2 and 3 a bit harder
Post race
Warm down:

light jog, stretching and nutrition

What limited your ability to perform faster:

maybe a bit more rest the night before and more nutrition.

Event comments:

this is a great race and the volunteers were really out in force. event was well organized and lots of fun. cannot waiting until next year




Last updated: 2013-09-12 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:12:35 | 880 yards | 01m 26s / 100yards
Age Group: 1/15
Overall: 121/1572
Performance: Good
Suit:
Course:
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 62F / 17C Current:
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Good
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
T1
Time: 02:45
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
No
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: Yes
Getting up to speed: Below average
Biking
00:58:01 | 18 miles | 18.62 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/15
Overall: 451/1572
Performance: Good
Wind: Little
Course:
Road: Smooth Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Good
Race pace: Hard Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 01:53
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Average
Jumping off bike Good
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Average
Running
00:30:24 | 04 miles | 07m 36s  min/mile
Age Group: 2/15
Overall: 196/1572
Performance: Good
Course: strand along the beach lined with crowd
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 4
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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