Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 27 2009

Underwater Wetsuit Removal

Underwater Wetsuit Removal, A Primer for the TriathaPeeler™ Phase I: Initiation  Start the swim portion as you normally would in any standard triathlon. Then, at approximately 250 yards, move to the outside of the pack and swim directly to a kayaker named Chad. Tread water alongside Chad’s kayak. Chad will look at you expectantly, but is otherwise not allowed to provide …

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Jul 14 2009

Muncie Half Ironman 2009

Muncie:  Race Report    Well, first of all the worse thing about Muncie is the drive (especially home).  For me it was seven hours—albeit mostly I-70.  I arrived Friday night for the 6 p.m. mandatory race briefing in downtown Muncie.  It was a 15 minute professional race overview and rules briefing—and yes, there are lots …

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Jul 01 2009

Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2009

The good the bad and the ugly of Ironman CDA 2009 I arrived the Wednesday before the race, as did my friends from Vegas, Katherine and Garner.  Garner was also doing the race.  Thursday morning, we went to the lake for a swim.  The sky was grey, and the wind was blowing hard from the south.  …

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