Congratulations to all competitors who raced on the Gold Coast in the ITU World Championships. Was a tough selection process just to get to the start line as all of the Australians were wanting to race on home soil. It was a strong field of competitors – the swim was a great temperature – 20.9 making it wetsuit optional, with only a small amount of wind chop on The Broadwater – really more like a big swimming pool! Exciting to race in the draft legal format with ladies that were equal on the bike and all having a turn on the front! The run heated up as the QLD sun shone down at lunch time, making it a survival to the finish line. A huge crowd at the grand stand made it all worth the hours of training put into preparing for the event.