Now jesse is a professional.
Fark he didnt quit when he had valid reasons.
So clearly, despite the result, I’m proud of finishing. I thought A LOT about dropping out. I mean A LOT, like basically every 5 minutes for about 80 minutes straight. The pain was overwhelming and coming to terms with the “failure” emotionally after all the work and sacrifices I listed above was also brutal. There was definitely some crying. Read more at http://www.triathlete.com/2017/10/ironman/jesse-thomas-kona-race-report-hard_307597#qwbIq3gdb0P9MURt.99