The Claytons Training Camp goes a little something like this...
Fri 545p/ABC Pool: endurance swim, focused on pacing and breathing. Please bring pull buoy and paddles. Arrive 15min early for a 545p swim start. Arrive early or late but just get in the water and swim. Sets and pace explained in water.
Sat 6a/York Rd Gate CP: We roll out at 6a sharp with the normal Brat group. If at all possible start from the gates as opposed to joining along the way so we can explain ride
Everyone says NEVER try anything new on race day. Well there I was, 2nd row from the front in a brand new 2xu wetsuit I bought at the expo the day before because I confussed my original one, for Amanda's old one when I packed to jet set half way across the globe. Not the start I was looking for but I had total faith in my swim ability that it didn't faze me one bit.
As we dove into the water (yes a diving start) I found myself in the lead group. After a tiny bit of argy-barg