Start of Day 2!

Getting ready Five minutes to go And off Scott goes!

Day 1 Race report from Scotty

Up at 5am after not really sleeping much, a Coconut Cashew Chocolate Chip Hammer Bar (the BEST pre race food).  We were at the pier nice and early, and I felt really calm (wow!).  We had so many great visits with every athlete we met and the usual pre race excitement.  I set everything up…

Day One Done!

Day one done and dusted! Around 10:08 approx.

Update and some photos

Swim start and exit. The swim was tough for everyone, but Scott came out of the water in high spirits and feeling strong, and no sickness. And, I did mention to Lyle that the chickens at the road side had no puke to eat! Consistent and strong.  Awesome crew members  Scott has been going strong…

Kicking it on the bike

The first big hill is up, and over. Heading down shortly after, where the crew will meet him.

Out of the Water!

It was a tough swim for all the athletes, but Scott has just come out of the water, and looking strong!

Not too much further now

The first swimmer is out of the water. Scott’s crew have his transition all set up, it will not be too long now.

Swimming well

I have an app, and can see that Scott is in the water making his way along the route. Lyle just messaged, and said he was around the 3.5km mark.

6:30am at Kailua Bay

BOOM! Scott has started his comeback race!

Kona…. Registration, packing the van and Race starts in 9 hours

Up early to meet Peter and Adam for a nice short swim.  Lyle and Darren jumped in as well, and we did a super short little swim.  Saw a ton of fish in an amazing school of more fish than you could ever count…..  way cool.  Lots of laughs and a brilliant start. Registration and…