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Open Water Swimming Skills

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USMS Triathlete and Open Water Swim Clinic
for Coaches and Athletes

Do you know anyone who wants to improve their open water techniques? Please share this information with them. On Nov 2nd at the Maryville YMCA, we have a 3 hour Triathlete and Open Water Swim Clinic.

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to improve technique and learn drills that will enable you to have a better open water experience. Skills to be taught include starts, drafting, sighting, buoy turns pacing and finishes.

 Who is providing the training? 

Mel Goldstein: 2001 Speedo US Masters Coach of the Year
Bill Brenner: USMS Level 4 certified coach with 30 years of coaching experience with college and masters swimmers.

 Other Great Coaches you may know:

Jen Norton-Team Godzilla Coach all 3 years.
Jeff Germer-Team Godzilla Coach -New but awesome.
Mary Pholmann-USMS Ozark Chairman
Karen Hatch
Chris Rankin
Doug Havlin
Judy Slosar
Brigitte Stotter
Clay Kolar
Ryan Melter
Maryanne Barkley

https://www.clubassistant.com/club/clinics/reserve.cfm?c=1758&cid=60542

 

Up A Creek 2014

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The 3rd annual Up A Creek race was held this morning. Results will be posted soon.

Congrats to Travis on winning the race. He also wore a Go Pro during the race and you can view them by clicking on the links below.

Name Minutes Seconds Rank

Race Start Video

http://youtu.be/byirKXk69mM

Middle Video

http://youtu.be/ll1nxRP1szA

Finish Video

http://youtu.be/FsWfg4Z5D44

 

Photos by Robin Rongey
Travis Redden 30 29 1
Edmond Paspali 32 52 2
Mike Kelly 36 22 3
Jeff Schleicher 36 48 4
Keith Timmins 37 21 5
Jody Dwiggins 41 38 6
Tess Schrader 41 46 7
Russ Darbon 43 23 8
Jim Donahue 43 35 9
Bruce Beachum 47 31 10
Amy Ogden 47 43 11
Jeff Germer 48 16 12
Cheri Becker 59 54 13
Donna Polinske 60 24 14

 

 

 

Recent Ironman Finishers

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Several club members have completed an Ironman race this year and are listed below, with Doug Havlin being the most recent. Congratulations to all!

Ironman World Championships

Doug Havlin

Swim 01:21:21
Bike 06:13:23
Run 04:17:08
Overall 11:59:36

Redman Ironman

Matt Dunn

Swim 01:28:54
Bike 06:50:49
Run 07:39:55
Overall 16:16:37

 

Ironman Wisconsin

Mike Gonski

Swim 01:25:51
Bike 07:26:39
Run 05:56:08
Overall 15:12:13

Rev3 Cedar Point

Doug Bristow
Swim 01:35:04.686
Bike 05:46:30.413
Run 05:44:52.186
Total Time 13:16:13.270

Ironman Mont-Tremblant

 

Brigitte Stotter
Swim: 1:06:40
Bike 6:32:36
Run 4:21:15
Overall 12:11:35

 

Doug Havlin
Swim: 1:06:06
Bike 5:41:19
Run 3:48:14
Overall 10:45:23

 

Russ Darbon

Swim 00:45:54
Bike 07:07:18
Run 05:13:16
Overall 13:14:08

 

Bill Peterson

Swim 00:36:48
Bike 06:59:06
Run 05:46:28
Overall 13:28:25

 

Robin Rongey

Swim 00:48:25
Bike 07:35:33
Run 06:11:00
Overall 14:45:41

 

If I have missed anyone email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Border Wars 2014

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The inaugural Border Wars triathlon was held on Sunday and Team Godzilla members turned out big to compete. Carl Dake, Bob Patterson, amd Michael Gonski all took home hardware. Congratulations to all the finishers!

What: Border Wars Half Ironman
When: 10/5/2014
Where: Alton, Il
Weather: Chilly but nice

Photos by Amy Ogden

Photos by Jeff Germer

Complete Results

PlaceNameAgeGenderAge GroupTime
7 CHRIS RANKIN 35 M 7 MALE ELITE 4:42:11.64
61 DOUG BRISTOW 32 M 13 30-34 5:23:20.05
69 CALEB SCHOEBER 22 M 4 20-24 5:27:50.08
74 CARL DAKE 59 M 3 55-59 5:29:23.43
102 NATHAN WILSON 39 M 12 35-39 5:44:21.07
121 JAMES RITTER 48 M 10 45-49 5:50:35.59
142 BOB PATTERSON 64 M 1 60-64 5:57:56.90
148 SHANE MAY 41 M 23 40-44 6:00:29.65
158 JAMES CLARK 45 M 12 45-49 6:03:01.97
181 ERIC NIELSEN 35 M 19 35-39 6:11:39.50
195 JANELLE DITTRICH 29 F 4 25-29 6:17:39.40
203 RHONDA GRAMMER 51 F 7 50-54 6:21:49.24
205 BRIAN BROKAW 48 M 18 45-49 6:22:33.97
214 NANCY SCHOEBER 43 F 8 40-44 6:26:05.51
219 CHARLES MCFARLIN 40 M 28 40-44 6:29:25.92
220 MICHAEL KELLY 52 M 16 50-54 6:29:28.80
231 ELIZABETH STRYKER 46 F 9 45-49 6:33:35.00
236 ROBIN RONGEY 50 F 9 50-54 6:35:48.20
240 JODY DWIGGINS 45 M 20 45-49 6:37:35.32
244 DEBRA RITTER 47 F 11 45-49 6:38:25.15
246 TIM HOLLAND 55 M 7 55-59 6:38:54.09
259 KAREN HATCH 39 F 11 35-39 6:44:12.29
261 JENNIFER NORTON 43 F 10 40-44 6:45:26.80
268 JEFF HATCH 50 M 22 50-54 6:47:42.80
308 MICHAEL HOVATTER 55 M 9 55-59 7:23:01.93
343 TINA KLEIN 48 F 19 45-49 8:33:33.87
2 MICHAEL GONSKI 47 M 2 MALE CLYDESDALE 5:48:20.42
16 WADE STEWART 53 M 11 MALE CLYDESDALE 7:48:54.90
 

Miles for Meso 2014

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Miles for Meso was held this past Saturday on a beautiful morning that was nearly perfect for racing. Michael Jordan of Evansville, In was the mens winner in a blistering fast time of 15:15 (4:55 per mile) and Jackie Pirtle-Hall was the womens winner in 17:26 (5:37 per mile). A big thanks to ALL the volunteers and racers for making the event a big success.

Complete Results

Photos by Jeff Schleicher
Volunteers Groups of runners Individual Runners

Photos by Robin Rongey

Metro Tri Club member results coming soon.

 

Animal Ride Time Change

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Reminder that the Animal Ride will begin at 5:00 PM starting Tuesday, Sept 30th and will stay there for the rest of the year.

 

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Upcoming events

Animal Ride
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Animal Ride
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Animal Ride
Tue, Nov 04, 2014

Litchfield Half Marathon
Sun, Nov 09, 2014


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