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Youngy2

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  1. I just sent a request to transfer to Busso - but who knows if the borders will be open in Dec. At least we will have had our vaccination by then
  2. I'm tempted but can't convince my hubby to go up and do the duathlon --- TQ doesn't have any details on their duathlon in July
  3. Yesterday I was considering transferring to Busso.... and then it got complicated with transferring tri travel accommodation ( and race ) booking.....will the WA border even be opened ...looked at flights etc..... finally settled for it to be easier just to do Port in Sept and defer the Sunny Coast 70.3 to 2022. Now just have to cancel my long service leave ( for the 3rd time ) and re-apply Luckily I was doing Cairns anyway -- so long training not totally wasted. Can fully understand why it was postponed but still sad for myself.
  4. I noticed that as well -- makes it hard to plan anything -- especially if it's not on
  5. I meant the 2021 Intersport Townsville Triathlon Festival. TA have it listed as a qualifying events
  6. No updates on the Townsville Tri events in August on facebook or website yet. It would be a lot to organise for 4 months time .
  7. I had a Varia - up until yesterday morning - where it came off my mount for some unknown reason, while we were out riding. It was fantastic -- it was good for cyclists following behind me as it would also notify them if a car was approaching - as the red light would flash faster. Rode this morning with a old traditional rear light and had to keep looking behind me to see if any cars approaching
  8. +1 for HOTW Also Auckland OD Tri in 2012....somehow totally got lost -- could not see any buoys anywhere -- 1st and last time I've ever done backstroke in a race.....water safety pointing me in the right direction --- even though I still couldn't see any buoys or other swimmers
  9. Tri Travel - transferred from this year. Check out AirBNB - I had a couple booked and cancelled them --none that close to start or finish but
  10. Windy and Hot weather predicted for Sunday
  11. Hervey Bay Hundy - this Sunday Bribie Island Tri - Sprint 28th Nov Hell of the West - early Feb 2021 Cycling around Tasmania in March Port IM - May Carins IM - June
  12. Just got a gift card for the race I entered - $20 ( all others have been transferred ) - all i bought was some socks and a beanie for my hubby - at least we could combine the gift cards -- just had to pay $10 for shipping on 2 items we don't really need
  13. We are in -- did the club race on Sunday as well - was supposed to be a training thing but that went out the window when they said GO
  14. It was Tier 2 last night - so must be selling well
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    IMWA 2020

    My hubby got his registration link as well yesterday for the 70.3, I havent' got mine for the IM - but thinking now we will try transfer to Cairns -- least that should be good as we live in QLD -- and since the border isn't opening until at least April 2021-- the WA premier might just keep it closed until a vaccine is rolled out ( maybe 2022? ) 🤬
  16. It just was interesting to see that some women missed out on a spot when they performed better then some of the males that did qualify ..Solely because the numbers weren't there for the females so they got less spots assigned. 10 spots were assigned to females and 65 to males The data in the graph was adjusted down so every one was for an example, s a 25 year old male
  17. We had a bit of time on our hands and so did this chart below Given that Ironman are encouraging females - and that Cairns had a small cohert of women Assumptions: All Kona slots taken, with no roll down Times – Gender adjusted – 11% allowance for females; and Age adjusted (closely based on 70.3 published data as below) Graph of Adjusted Race Times versus Age group Blue dots – Male Qualifiers Red dots – Female Qualifiers Black Squares – Females missing allocation due to very restricted slots
  18. That was a brutal tough race The water looked calm but on the 2nd lap the chop picked up It was so hot I stopped at each bouy and let water in the front of the wetsuit So so hot on the bike - I didn't push too hard just so I could finish it ( and new course is quite hilly - going over Rex lookout 6 times ) So many people didn't finish- pulled out during the bike or the run. Quite a few went to hospital from dehydration. I usually finish mid field but because not that many were I was at the tail end Happy to say that hubby and I both finished
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    IMWA 2020

    Cheers I had entered Port as well-- I had transferred to the weekend just gone but now 2021
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    IMWA 2020

    Now that this is cancelled -- what is everyone else doing that has registered? I was thinking of taking the credit -- but think it will then cost money to enter into another race - active fee?- can't seem to find any info about any hidden costs.
  21. Just flights to Port Mac - they were Virgin Waiting for WA to see if we can get to Busso - otherwise it will be those flights lost. Accommodation has been transferred to Port Mac 2021 now and were doing Airbnb for Busso Fingers crossed for Cairns in 3 weeks time
  22. Maybe as it's getting warmer in QLD - and with the humidity it might help kill it off a bit
  23. WE are in -- I signed up as soon as I heard that Port Mac was cancelled -- so at least I could be motivate to race
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