Mon, 5 February 2007
Episode 46 Ironman Talk
News for this week
This weekend’s race results, plus what’s up next week.
IM Oz entry changes.
ITU letter to WADA
1100 people signed up for IMNZ
High 5 Head Wind Riding
1. Keep cadence normal.
2. Stay low on aero bars, relax upper body and don’t grip the bars too hard.
3. Don’t wear clothing that will catch wind. If wearing an aero helmet keep looking straight ahead.
4. Remember to drink.
5. Stay positive, it’s the same for everyone.
Francois sent through this week’s discussion. He was wondering if we thought Nina Kraft should be allowed to return to competition? Plus, if she won Kona, how would the crowd respond to her?
Click here to go to the page then click on ‘comment’ to add your thoughts.
New Zealander Bryan Rhodes came onto the international triathlon scene competing as a junior in the 1990 New Zealand Commonwealth Games Triathlon Team. Coming from a water sports background Bryan has competed at a national level in both swimming and surf life saving. You will always see Bryan at the head of the field in the water.
His first major success was finishing 5th in the 1992 World Junior Triathlon Champs in Canada - teamed with Paul Amey and Cameron Brown, they took out the World Junior Team Championship Title.
In 1993 Bryan saw a stint on the European triathlon circuit basing himself in France. Following this, Bryan raced on the American circuit using Boulder Colorado as a base. 1996 was a turning point for Bryan when he competed in his first Ironman - Ironman New Zealand in Auckland.
Bryan has gone onto compete in numerous half and full Ironmans on the US and Canadian Circuit with numerous wins and solid results in major races. Bryan has also been able to pass on his knowledge of the sport mixing competing with stints as a swim coach in New Zealand and Penticton Canada.
This week’s websites
Website of the week: rhodey’s website.
Other sites: coffeesofhawaii, IM Oz
changes, ITU letter to WADA. Guinness
record for number of IM’s in a year.
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