The best swimmers in the world don’t even hit 10 percent mechanical efficiency in the water. So swimming is more craft than the other two disciplines of triathlon because you will be rewarded just as much for the art as for the strength.
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Knowing so many Dynamo athletes would be there was the primary reason I chose this race—but given that I had raced Santa Rosa 70.3 only one week before, I didn’t know what to expect.
Slowly more and more corrals entered the water, until it was my turn to enter. As it touched my feet, I instantly began to panic...