This is a letter from Inside Tri magazine which offers an explanation by Steve Larson as to why, after 15 years of competition as a pro, decided to compete in and take a Kona slot as an age grouper. Apparently he angered some age groupers because he took second place overall, including pros, in the Vineman 1/2 iron. I appreciate what he is saying about wanting a life other than pro sports, but I had to laugh when I read the last line, he said "in the end I am a triathlete just like you."
Just like me, hahahaha, that's a good one. Now on to my race report: