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UCSD Tritonman D-L, 2015

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The Race: UC-San Diego Tritonman

The Distance: Sprint (750-yard swim + 21-km bike + 5-km run)

The Format: Draft-legal

The Support Crew: Hubs, Mom, Dad, Aunt Dorothy

The Pre-Race Predicament: Getting hit by another car on the freeway…and our car being totaled.  Sad to say goodbye to our brave lil toaster.


Airbags both went off





The Pre-Race Dinner: Heaps of Spaghetti and Meatballs

The Pre-Race Breakfast: Oatmeal, raisins, walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon, a banana, and coffee

The Swim: 750-yard circuit in Mission Bay, 61 degrees.  We had a beach start (run in), which is always exciting.

The Wetsuit: HUUB (we got it on eBay!)

The Goggles: I looooooove Blue Seventy Element goggles.


T1: Pretty uneventful, thank goodness.

The Bike: Draft-legal, 3 loops around Fiesta Island.

T2: I got a 10-second penalty for dropping my hat outside of my transition box (in ITU racing you are required to put all of your stuff in your box!).

The Run: 3 loops around the park/promenade.  I served my time in the penalty box on lap #2.


Photo Credit: Ella Eser



The End 🙂