Monday, December 12, 2005

WWYD?


What would you do?

This race in Colorado allows you to choose the order of the three disciplines, what order would you follow?

I have this sense that I wouldn't want to struggle into my wetsuit after running or biking-however I like to run and it might be fun to start with that for once....

About wetsuits, a friend in my local tri club offers this little piece of advice



Never fart in your wet suit.

19 comments:

Keryn said...

What a fun race concept! I don't know what order I'd do them in. Maybe save the bike for last. I hate to run so that's not exactly a reward for finishing the swim and bike early.

Love the picture. Thanks for the soda up my nose. Very pleasant! ;)

nancytoby said...

I think my answer on the order would depend on the temps! If it were very hot, I'd swim last.

I've seen that photo before! Glad we don't have to wear those full-face things....

Flatman said...

Bwaaahaaaaa! Can't. Stop. Laughing.....

tarheeltri said...

I would definitely do Bike-Run-Swim. I think that would give people, especially me, the fastest times, since you could wear your legs out then just pull through the swim, as some people do anyway.

There's actually a few "double sprints" here in Carolina that I'd like to run some day. Not truly a double sprint, the format is swim-bike-run-bike-swim... All of these are in the ocean, I believe, finishing up with a sprint from the water to the finish. I think that's cool!

Fe-lady said...

Swim, Run, Bike would be my choice..we actually had some races here "back in the day" that began with the bike or run. If one doesn't have to wear a wetsuit, swimming after running is GREAT!
That has to be the funniest picture I have ever seen! Who IS that? Hope it's no one you know!

Cliff said...

That's so funny.....I wonder if u can swim with..u will never be worry about sinking.

Oldman said...

we have a local race where the swim is last rather than first....

Steven said...

That is one of the funniest pictures I've ever seen! That person does not look happy.
On the race...I'd S/B/R like normal since that is what I train for. Then while all the other athletes are are trying to find a groove I could pass them!

Phil said...

OK, Great picture.

As far as the order goes. I think I'd stick to SBR. I'd probably drown if I had to swim last. Reason being, I'd be totally drained of energy after the run.

'Zilla said...

LOL, that is too funny!

Honestly, I think I like the swim-bike-run... Hmmmm... Only because their in the order of hated to most loved! :) I like to get the dirty work over with.

Cool concept though!

Comm's said...

My last tri was a reverse. Getting into the water after a run and then bike was strange since you have all this vertical forward momentum and then when you put your face in the water you get a bit woozy.

Bolder said...

i would (hey, it's in Aurora, maybe i will!) swim, run, bike.

that would take my heart rate from lowest to highest... just like in a running race...

boiledpnut said...

What a scary Pulp Fiction sort of picture. Ack!

Shelley said...

That's so funny!!

The Spandex-King said...

I have a guy in my bowling league that would look just like this. So funny.

Holly said...

Does coffee and spit come out of the keyboard? That pic was awesome!

I think I would try SWIM-RUN-BIKE myself...

Flo said...

I think I would run-bike-swim, especially if it was hot.

Flatman said...

Three different people (not involved in blogging whatsoever) emailed me that picture yesterday!

Too funny!

Mia said...

Ohmigosh! I think I spent about 20 minutes gathering co-workers to look at the wetsuit pic and laughing hysterically. We are an extremely productive and efficient bunch, huh? I would like to do the bike last I think.