conditions as we headed out to the Nine Pins, a group of islands 6km off the coast where we would turn and head south for Stanley. Dawid was the only other competitor I saw, pushing hard on the outside line. The race start was held up for an hour to gain more favorable conditions and the race organizers were rewarded, as the wind continually grew stronger with each passing minute. My lead was slowly growing as the finish line got closer. The prevailing swell was a cross tail from the left and the wind was a cross tail from our right so the runs lined up beautifully to form nice Vs and allow for great surfing across the backs of them all the way down. No one wants a sprint finish after hard racing and I made sure that every stroke that I did was as efficient as I could make it for how tired I was feeling. Big congratulations to Clarence Team Nelo who took out the shorter 10km Chicken Run. Is someone going to come over the top of both of us? If you travel for a race or line up in a race be ready for anything, at home I train in all conditions. Do I have enough left to hold on?
10 minutes to start warning. There was a straight line across us both and it would come down to who hit the headland first as it is a 5km paddle into the bay with a strong cross head wind due to the prevailing wind direction. Still neck and neck between the two. All craft were loaded onto trucks for the journey up to Clearwater Bay, our start for the 2011 Dragon Run.
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5km of it get to the finish line. I tried not to look around too many times but loqal bredbnd trondheim it was necessary to give mysef a confidence boost as I was getting tireder. Most of these races come down to not who caught the most runs but who missed the least; it is the ones that you miss that make the difference. Dawid and Tom took an outside line while Hank took a line tighter in than. Sean Rice - 00:39:46. What does the forecast say? 2km before the bay I made my move, working that little bit harder to chase and pull over the top of every run that I could, if I missed one I knew that he wouldnt. Michele Eray - 00:46:14. His reign of terror was short lived as the lead group of more than 20 paddlers swallowed him. From my push I hit the entrance to the bay first with about 50m over Dawid and look out here comes the headwind. Last 6km of the race, concentrate and dont make mistakes is what I kept telling myself. Sara Rafael - 00:50:50.