News: Lots of race results and John's ITU update. 

This Weeks Discussion: Annette sent us an email about Gordon Macaulay trying to beat the IMNZ bike course record in next years race. This lead to her question: When experts in their field set out to break a record in a triathlon like an Ironman is it relevant? Remember the best post wins You Are An Ironman: How six weekend warriors chased their dream of finishing the world's toughest triathlon. Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Bevan, Porno on and the boys on their road trip to Dunedin for the rugby world cup. 

Age Grouper of the Week: Tim Stutzer send through Julia Nikololpoulos for this weeks age grouper. She had an amazing race in IM Germany where she won her age group by over twenty mins! 

Geek Out with Thorsten: Thorsten has been doing a lot of work around the stats in our sport. We discuss some of his recent post. You can get them here: Kona Pro Rankings, More Kona analysis, Is it harder for women to get Kona slots, Kona top 3s, or check out his great website: