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Old 08-14-2012, 08:20 PM   #21
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Wow, Mystang! That is very impressive! Incredible! Congratulations!

What an inspiration.

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Old 08-14-2012, 09:59 PM   #22
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Old 08-14-2012, 10:16 PM   #23
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I'd be curious how your times went, if you care to share.

Here's an advantage, in these races, to getting older. My 2:15 finish time placed 3rd in my age division!
1.Charles Minnaar Chester,NJ 61 M 110 723 1:31:26.12
2.Stuart Shoengold Livingston,NJ 62 M 194 721 1:49:54.00
3.Glenn Salka Fair Lawn,NJ 60 M 233 722 2:15:44.71
Thanks Mystang, good job!

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Old 08-15-2012, 09:28 AM   #24
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Back in the late 80's or early 90's I was the bike leg of a 3 man triathalon team. the third year our swimmer bailed out and so did the runner. Silly me I thought - what the heck, we paid the entry fee I may as well try to do the whole thing. WOW what a humbling experience. The mile swim in Lake Erie off the downtown Cleveland shore line was enough to do me in. Yup I had to get hauled back to shore by the jet ski patrol after about 4/10 of a mile. Truth be told I was exhausted after treading water for 5 minutes at the start rope.

I have always wanted to try again, I am jealous of your drive to complete this awesome event!

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