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The view from above shows that American races can bring out spectators too.
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Stand Up Paddling in style during the swim section.
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Brandon Marsh on his way to T1 after the swim.
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The run to T1 is quite long and at this time it is rush hour in Madison.
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German native Britta Martin peeled out of her wetsuit late.
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They knew German police officer Konstantin Bachor would take charge on the bike and he did indeed.
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Team Timex Pro Jackie Arendt had a big smile for our man Kerry Yndestad.
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Tamara Kozulina on the way to second place.
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The small country road likely does not see this much traffic regularly.
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Smart fans had set up tents to have a bit of shade while waiting for family and friends.
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It would be 6th place in the Pro field for Jessica Smith.
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There was no finish for Kim Schwabenbauer on this day.
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Thomas Gerlach rolls into T2 in Madison, Wisconsin.
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Bachor was first out on the run, but it would not last.
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Brandon Marsh soon ran him down.
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But fastest man on the day was Daniel Bretscher.
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Bachor hung on to 4th place.
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A big smile from third placed Ashley Clifford.
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And a bit of inspiration for us all.