Crawling, Joe Rizzi still finishes Ironman Hawaii in 10:21

Despite a race that didn’t go so well from the start, Joe still finished in 10:21.  A long time users of 7SYSTEMS, he showed a true DO MORE attitude.  You need to read his full story to understand how this incredible story unfolded, and finished.
“I knew on the start line it was going to be a long day. I started to throw up towards the end of the bike, I think I rode the last 20-30 km out of the aero position, I didn’t think it was a good idea to start the run because I was getting dizzy spells and my ears were ringing w/ less than 10k to go on the bike. But I did anyways, the first couple miles were tough but at the third aid station I took in some coke (something I never do during a race) that made all the difference and I was off and running 7:20 – 7:40 miles for the next 13–14 miles. Then it all fell part again, crawled in to a disappointing 10:21. Oh well next year.”
“Going into the race I was in better shape than I was in Tremblant, my taper was bang on, so I was expecting around the same result or a bit faster, depending on weather conditions of course, the wind can be brutal. The race is so long you never know what to expect.”

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