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  • Brandon Barrett first out of the water #IMCDA
  • Paul Matthews at 4 sec back with Andy Potts 8 sec on his heels.
  • Callum Millward on his own 1:24 back of Brandon. #IMCDA
  • Brandon swam a 50:23 today, our fastest male pro swim split. #IMCDA
  • Kilshaw, Gomes Griffin Twelsiek and Garcia 4:25 back of leader. #IMCDA
  • Barrett Brandon our male pro swim leader

  • Amanda Stevens is out of the water at 54:14 #IMCDA
  • Katy Blakemore our 2nd place female pro. 1:50 back #IMCDA
  • Potts and Barney in 2nd and 3rd. 15 seconds back of first (Barrett) #IMCDA
  • Dede Griesbauer third out of water 5:11 back #IMCDA
  • Heather Jackspn was 8:12 back out of swim. Laura Siddall and Amber Ferreira hot on her heels making up the 2nd women's group. #IMCDA
  • Maik Twelsiek is leading a big chase group with Lieto, and Kilshaw--basically everyone expected.
  • Blind athlete and veteran Scott Smiley

  • Potts and Barney in 2nd and 3rd. 15 seconds back of first (Barrett)

  • Callum Millward steady over the first few rollers

  • Potts leads. Smooth. Brandon pressing. Barney taking a nap in third. Looks good. #IMCDA
  • Potts is leading out the men at seven miles into the bike with Brandon +0:02 and Mathews +0:04 riding in second and third. #IMCdA
  • More men through seven miles:

    TOP 10 Pro Men - Thru Bike Split 1 - 7.050 miles

    1 1:09:36 1 Andy Potts CO USA
    2 1:09:38 0:02 9 Barrett Brandon TX USA
    3 1:09:40 0:04 5 Paul Matthews CO AUS
    4 1:12:48 3:12 7 Callum Millward NZL
    5 1:14:10 4:34 3 Maik Twelsiek AZ DEU
    6 1:14:38 5:02 8 Matt Lieto OR USA
    7 1:14:41 5:05 13 Derek Garcia ID USA
    8 1:14:42 5:06 11 Pedro Gomes AZ PRT
    9 1:14:43 5:07 10 Trevor Delsaut FRA
    10 1:14:46 5:10 6 Leon Griffin CO AUS
  • Men at mile 7: Potts, Brandon (2 sec), Matthews (4 sec), Millward (3:12), Twelsiek (4:34), Lieto (5:02), Garcia (5:05), Gomes (5:06) Delsault (5:07) Griffin (5:10) #IMCDA
  • Top 24 pro men out of the water:


    1 50:23 9 Barrett Brandon TX USA
    2 50:26 0:04 5 Paul Matthews CO AUS
    3 50:30 0:08 1 Andy Potts CO USA
    4 51:47 1:24 7 Callum Millward NZL
    5 54:45 4:22 18 Stephen Kilshaw BC CAN
    6 54:46 4:23 11 Pedro Gomes AZ PRT
    7 54:47 4:25 6 Leon Griffin CO AUS
    8 54:50 4:27 3 Maik Twelsiek AZ DEU
    9 54:52 4:29 13 Derek Garcia ID USA
    10 55:15 4:53 10 Trevor Delsaut FRA
    11 55:19 4:57 8 Matt Lieto OR USA
    12 56:42 6:20 4 Trevor Wurtele BC CAN
    13 57:03 6:40 2 Matt Russell CO USA
    14 57:06 6:44 21 Jonathan Shearon AZ USA
    15 58:46 8:23 17 Patrick Evoe CO USA
    16 59:34 9:11 20 Eric Reid WA USA
    17 1:00:38 10:16 19 Doug Maclean NY USA
    18 1:00:40 10:17 23 Yu Shinozaki JPN
    19 1:00:48 10:25 24 Michael Starkey NC USA
    20 1:01:27 11:05 12 Andrew Fast WA USA
    21 1:11:55 21:32 16 James Lubinski CA USA
    22 1:12:36 22:14 25 Dan Brown AUS
    23 1:16:09 25:47 22 Matt Sheeks WA USA
    24 1:16:46 26:24 15 Dantley Young UT USA
  • Top 17 pro women out of the water:

    1 54:14 31 Amanda Stevens CO USA
    2 56:03 1:49 40 Katy Blakemore CO USA
    3 59:25 5:11 32 Dede Griesbauer CO USA
    4 1:01:35 7:21 41 Terry Casey NM USA
    5 1:01:57 7:43 50 Laura Siddall CA GBR
    6 1:01:59 7:45 34 Amber Ferreira NH USA
    7 1:01:59 7:45 37 Leslie Dimichele Miller VA USA
    8 1:02:00 7:46 33 Heather Jackson OR USA
    9 1:04:47 10:34 35 Alyssa Godesky VA USA
    10 1:04:59 10:45 39 Anne Basso FRA
    11 1:05:00 10:46 42 Haley Cooper-Scott WA USA
    12 1:05:02 10:48 36 Sarah Jarvis UT DEU
    13 1:06:50 12:36 43 Olesya Prystayko WA UKR
    14 1:07:03 12:49 38 Kim Schwabenbauer PA USA
    15 1:07:08 12:54 46 Tamara Kozulina UKR
    16 1:07:11 12:57 49 Jen Annett BC CAN
    17 1:07:20 13:06 48 Michelle Mighdoll CA USA
  • Age groupers pouring out of the lake

  • Our hard working team, Sylvan Smith and Mike Reilly

  • Amanda Stevens on the bike.

  • #IMCdA Stevens has a +2:04 lead on Blakemore at seven miles into the bike.
  • #IMCdA The lead trio of Potts, Brandon and Mathews have just rode through 14 miles with 2-5 seconds in separation.
  • Best part of IM!

  • Empty bleachers waiting to be filled with fans

  • #IMCdA Mathews and Potts have a gap of about 20 seconds on Brandon on the grind uphill at 30 miles.
  • #IMCdA Stevens still has a two minute lead on Blakemore at 14 miles.
  • Looks like Potts and Mathews have opened up a gap to Brandon who is now +1:30. Twelsiek is riding in fourth, +4:30 and has not made up any ground on the front pair since the bike start.
  • More women through 14 miles:

    1 1:36:18 31 Amanda Stevens CO USA
    2 1:38:19 2:01 40 Katy Blakemore CO USA
    3 1:40:57 4:39 32 Dede Griesbauer CO USA
    4 1:42:46 6:29 33 Heather Jackson OR USA
    5 1:43:30 7:12 50 Laura Siddall CA GBR
    6 1:43:32 7:14 34 Amber Ferreira NH USA
    7 1:43:39 7:21 37 Leslie Dimichele Miller VA USA
    8 1:45:09 8:52 41 Terry Casey NM USA
  • Barney in second. Potts and Barney swapping leads.

  • "Barney" is Paul Matthews' nickname.
  • At mile 30, Brandon is now down 2:30 to Potts and Matthews. #IMCDA
  • At mile 30, Blakemore is 1:45 back of Stevens, Jackson is 5:40 back. #IMCDA
  • Aid stations at the ready

  • Women at mile 20: Laura Siddall 6:50 back, Amber Ferreira 6:53 back, and Leslie DiMichele Miller at 7:02 back. #IMCDA
  • The group containing places 6 through 11 in the men's race is slowly starting to splinter, but still intact. #IMCDA
  • Delsault and Russell in 11 and 12, riding together and making up time/looking strong. Evoe is in 13th, looking thirsty, our spotters report. #IMCDA
  • Stevens in lead at mile 28

  • Potts and Mathews are still putting time into Twelsiek who is riding in third. Twelsiek hasn't been able to move forward at this juncture, and, in fact has lost about a minute to the lead pair since the bike start at 38 miles.
  • Men's splits from the timing mats at mile 35:

    1 2:18:18 5 Paul Matthews CO AUS
    2 2:18:20 0:03 1 Andy Potts CO USA
    3 2:23:36 5:19 7 Callum Millward NZL
    4 2:23:37 5:20 3 Maik Twelsiek AZ DEU
    5 2:23:40 5:23 9 Barrett Brandon TX USA
    6 2:27:08 8:50 6 Leon Griffin CO AUS
    7 2:27:10 8:52 18 Stephen Kilshaw BC CAN
    8 2:27:11 8:54 11 Pedro Gomes AZ PRT
    9 2:27:16 8:58 10 Trevor Delsaut FRA
    10 2:27:24 9:07 8 Matt Lieto OR USA
  • "Let's do this, Major!" Heard from the crowd as Army Major (Retired) Scotty Smiley took off on the bike. #HopeUnseen http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CImAixCUcAA_7sX.jpg

  • Potts leading Matthews looking strong at mile 44

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