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Episode 80 Ironman Talk - Kona Super Special Episode 80 Ironman Talk - Kona Super Special

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This weeks news
 
 New drafting rule in Kona
 Looking back on last year
 Bevan and John’s picks
 Male casting for Triathletes   
 Macca to race Silverman
 New Event by Set up Events
 Gemmell won world cup
 Kentucky swim start
 
This weeks discussion

It’s the big week in Ironman. We talked about our picks on the show now it’s your time to have your say. So who are going to be your top 5 in both the Male and Female field.
If you want to add a comment click here: add comment then open the discussion.
    
Website of the week

 
This weeks website is www.ironman.com. They really get things right during the world championship week. Make an effort to watch it on race day.  
 
Age grouper of the week
 

PIOTR KURYLO, our Forrest Gump!

He ran from Augustow to Athens.... And it took him about 6 weeks to go there. And it is not less than 2450km... He took a couple of days rest and participated in the Spartathlon 2007 race at a distance of 245km... Completed 2nd at 24h29min....
He started his trip to Greece with only 600 EUR for the whole "race". Due to some turistic targets he made aprox. 3500km going to Athens. Having so small amount of money he had to eat only bread and milk... All his luggage was with him on a trolley he was pulling all the way there. After reaching Greece he went to the mountains for a 10 days altitude training.... Just shortly before the race went down to the competition place, entering the hotel with long bead and hair. Not clean at all. But as he said my apparence just confused competitors and I smashed them physically...
As you know he was the second beating his PB by 7hours!!!! After the race when he heard that current winner (2 times) is willing to make it 3rd time, he said: I am afraid it will be difficult for him...
When you are here next time I will show you some photos and there will be probably a chance to have a run with him.
Oh, I forgot about his plan for the rest of the season:
- 100km in Egypt
- Race from Augustow to Brussels (1200km)...
Jacek Nowakowski
 
Product Review Centre
 



We quickly reviewed the Art of Tri hoodie. It’s very cool plus it fits well.
Go to www.artoftri.com to check out more of their gear.



Coach’s Corner

To Fuel belt or not fuel belt – sent in my Matthew
Advantages
-    use your product
-    don’t have to fight crowds at aid stations
-    don’t have to open gel packets
-    don’t have to worry about special needs
Disadvantages
-    weight!!!!
-    Need to add extra gels as yu can’t get all of it out of bottle
 
This weeks websites

New drafting rule, Looking back over the years, Kona Start list, Male modeling for trimag, Macca to race Silverman, New Iron distance race, www.ironman.com, www.artoftri.com, Old Skool ‘Ironman’ race in New Zealand, Mullet Man race.
 

Iron Rust, Ironmen Don’t, Train Hard, Train Smart:
Kia Kaha
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