Nick Hansen narrowly beat Dave Hawkes out of the water. The climb out turned out to be more of a chore than many were ready for.
While the rest of the field is still swimming, Melanie Kaplan calmly puts on her shoes . . . after all, her only competition is her dad and she knows she can beat him!
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Transitions are Fast and Furious
Among the best reasons to do the UCSD Formula 1 Off Road Triathlon was to practice those transitions. With USTS Nationals in Oceanside, CA looming only two weeks away, everyone was trying to work the bugs out of putting on their shoes and buckling their helmets. It never seems like it should be that big of a deal . . . until you're in the race and your fingers aren't working.