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52 - IRONMAN© Hawaii 70.3 - Matt Vella

By Triathlon Coach Terry Wilson

I continue the Hawaii 70.3 series with my friend and returning guest Matt Vella. Matt had a change of plans recently and opted to go to Hawaii versus going to Canada for a his tune up race for IRONMAN© Louisville later this year in October. He mentions some tactics he used to that he learned earlier this year in New Zealand to have a better day in the heat. His coach Bek Keat, with Team Sirius Tri Club helped lay out a plan for him to have an amazing day in Hawaii. - Enjoy the show. To see pictures from his race, go to - Weather that day: 56 - 90 Water: 60ish - Age Group: M 40 - 44 Height: 5’8” Weight: 160lbs Calories per hour: 250-28- PSI for this course: 95lbs Swim – 35:08 T1 – 3:13 Bike – 2:24:31 T2 – 2:47 Run – 1:56:22 Total Race Time: 5:20:01 - Gender Rank: 112 Division Rank: 17 Overall Rank: 130 - Mentioned on this episode: Team Sirius Tri Club: Siri Lindley: Peaks Apparel: Quintana Roo: Hoka: F2C Nutrition: Shama Cycles: Verr Info Crank: Air Relax Boots: ISM Saddles: Erin Carson: - To learn more about me, go to

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