Yes we all know about the drafting at IM FL. It can be nearly impossible to stay legal. In 2007 I complained after the race that if you stay legal off the back of one of the many giant peletons, people just pass you and fill in the legal 7m gap in front of you […]
These were taken right before the athletes entered the finishing chute.
After frying for a couple hours shooting video on the Queen K out a Waikaloa, we raced back to town on the mountain highway just in time to catch many of the pros (and Lisbeth) at the “hot corner”. This the corner of Kuikini and Hualulai, which sits at the top of a moderate rise. […]
It was Lis’ bike split that put her out of reach of the other competitors in her age group (which is typical for her – at IM FL she went sub 5hrs WITHOUT drafting), and out of reach of all but 7 other amateurs (all under 35). This while forcing herself to be conservative and […]
Yes there really is magic all around in Kona during race week. We got here Monday evening, and within hours plenty of Kona royalty had passed or stopped by the house. We’re on Alii about 4 miles out of town near the run turnaround. We are hosting the Gatorade Hydration Station, and a constant stream […]
The gauntlet has been thrown down! Lance confirms in an Ouside Magazine interview that he plans to race Kona as soon as his cycling comeback is over. Lance says: “I can unequivocally say yes to that. That’s a fact. And I get asked that question every day. I don’t know when it was, less than […]