Showing posts from May, 2016

Being crushed by Texas (again...)

I thought I would head back to Texas after a really bad performance last year to see if I could redeem myself.  I definitely did not redeem myself and I was originally pretty unhappy about my performance, but as time passes I'm giving myself a little more credit and think it wasn't too bad after all.  Leading up to the race I remembered why I didn't like Houston. It is dirty, not pretty and the traffic can be horrible!  Needless to say, I'm done racing IM Texas and will be finding other ones next time around.

I was super happy with my swim.  I started towards the front of the self seeded rolling start and tried to stay on people's feet the whole time.  Each time a person passed me, I hopped on their feet until I couldn't hold on anymore.  I got out of the water feeling good and skipped right through T1.

The bike was shorter than normal(95 miles), so it was hard to compare it to other races.  There were a lot of turns with the new co…