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The big day came.........(3 posts)

The big day came.........maninjapan
Nov 4, 2002 5:46 PM
Hi all, well this sunday my big day came and on a freezing cold morning i did the much anticipated swim 1km, bike 60km and run 12km in a respectable 3hours 2 minutes, the swim was good and i finished third in my wave with 19min 23 seconds. I have been worried sick about swimming but it came and went so fast and i even won my lane with a slow easy stroke (thanks for all the advice)...absolutely blitzed the bike with 1hour 40mins in hard wind and rain and then had a decent consistent run of 1hour 2 minutes..... it felt good coming 52nd overall out of 260 from all over japan. Before the race i was ranked 260 of 260, so it felt good to come up so well, looking for my next race right now............thanks all.
well done!empacher6seat
Nov 4, 2002 8:36 PM
especially on the swim, that's great to hear. I'm glad you finally overcame everything in time to kick ass at the race!
That is great!js5280
Nov 5, 2002 12:18 PM
Sounds like an awesome performance. I would assume you have some serious professionals amongst the top so a 52nd overall is very impressive. Glad you found stroke and were able to get your nerves under control. No doubt next time will be even better. Congratulations!