Tim Deboom gives us his better side (and sponsor) as he and Peter Reid get ready to swim the course on Sunday morning. Peter's training partner in '98, Tim learned a lot last year and is hoping to bring those lessons to the starting line this time around.
Babes at the Beach - The Pier Heats UpMore than ever, Kailua Bay (or "Dig Me Beach" as it's known by some tri-geeks) becomes the focal point of each day. It's a consistent reflection of the building energy and tri-mania that steadily grows as we get closer to 7a.m. on Saturday morning.
Rumors continue about the "cool" weather we're going to see on race day but history is consistent, what we're experiencing now is just a bad joke that the Big Island is known to play on the participants in this race. Tonight is the Ironman Parade of Nations. This event will provide another opportunity to talk to the professionals and see who looks confident and who looks flat out scared.
Why TWO pictures of Roch Frey with this report? Hey, look at the picture!