​Buffelspoort, the heart of the borewors curtain. The TTA Champs kicked off with an amazing goodie bag containing a sachet of burger mayonnaise, a small packet of instant coffee and a pamphlet. I knew it was going to be a fun race. Up went the blowup arch, along with gusty winds and the race was on. The crushing 😂 field of about 100 athletes all hit the water. I kept my eye out for barbel and fishermans pap lines. As I slipped out of my wetsuit  in T1, I also tossed off some water weed from my hair to glam up for the bike. Hills, glorious hills strummed in my head as the two lap bike course required some thigh power. The run start was no different and for once I was grateful for that little hill out of Valverde on the Saturday brick runs. The finish line arrived and with the double thumbs up salute I thought “mooi man” ( Afrikaans accent required). And that was that.


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