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Tyler Butterfield and Joe Skipper were ready for some morning swim action.
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Jonas Colting is not racing in Kona, he is here in a support role, but he got a SwimRun session in.
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It is tricky to catch Michelle Vesterby not smiling.
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Peggy McDowell-Cramer is the oldest female participant in the race and David Daggett is a popular age group athlete and savvy lawyer who has helped out many triathletes.
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Steffen Brocks qualifies for the big dance like clockwork, and Keish Doi is also a many time Kona starter.
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We are always inspired by athletes who believe and show that Anything Is Possible.
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Liz Blatchford is not racing because of injures, she is supporting friends and helped out at the launch of the new BMC TimeMachine 01.
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Ventum has many new bright color schemes in the expo area.
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That bright orange Quintana Roo PRsix stood out from a distance.
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We also approve of this bright green Quintana Roo PRfive.
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Romain Guillaume is also not racing here but he enjoys the training conditions in Kona.
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CeramicSpeed mechanic Jeff Yingling was working on the the new Cannondale of Andy Potts and we noticed the disc brake and integrated front end.
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Here Yingling installed a cover over the front brake cable.
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At age 41 Timo Bracht is the oldest male professional racing in Kona.
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Cube unveiled this new C68 bike in Kona today and we will soon share a detailed gallery. Notice the low seat stays and the slot behind the headtube. This is the type of bike Andreas Raelert will be racing
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Dimond will unveil their new Marquise model tomorrow in Kona.
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The Marquise has storage spaces in the top of the beam and also above the bottom bracket.
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These beautiful creatures were not interested in bikes and triathletes.