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World cups in America

Monday, June 25th, 2007

a11

Hi everyone,
Yesterday I did my third world cup of the season.
After some problems in Des Moines – USA and a DNF, I did a good race at Edmonton – CAN.
I did a all right swimming and I was with the first pack after T1, on the bike the course was very fast but with a 200m very steep hill, I was felling very strong and every lap o the hill I was pushing the pack, on the 5th lap I got a little break and then I thought that would be a chance to get a gap before the T2, I pushed very hard with another 2 athletes but we just got 30 seg ahead to start the 10km run.
I start the run very well, after the first km I was leading but lost few position in the second lap of the run, when I start the last lap I was 5th then I found some strength and put myself back again in third position, but in the final sprint I did not have the speed enough to fight and again finish in 5th.
I am very happy with this race…now I will be going straight to Leysin to our camp in Europe, where I will be racing the Long course World Championship in France and some others world cups.

One more step done on the season

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

br2

Hi everyone!
After almost two month of good trainning in my home Brazil, i came yestarday to USA where i gonna race my second world cup of the season!
All the time i spent at home i was being coaching by Cali.
Cali was the person who introced me to the sport and also he was with me in all the stages os carrer until this moment , he is a very funny guys but on the times of the training sessions he is always very dedicate and serius!
In my opinion we did togehter a very nice job in the last weeks what i could prove that placing 2nd positon at Brazil Ironman,my best result so far at a oficial WTC race.
Now i will be switching my focus again to olympic distance, i will be racing Des Moines-USA next weekend and Edmonto-CAN on the folowing weekend, after that i go straight to our europe base in Leysin, where i will be concentrating in a another block of training in my season.