Rock/Creek Race Team Member, Josh Wheeler, finished third at the White Lake Half II Triathlon for the Open Males Division. Wheeler, native to Signal Mountain, TN now living in Boone, NC finished in 4:20:27 with a swimming time of 29:57, a bike time of 2:21:51 and a run time of 1:25:49.
” I waded out into the water, dolphin dived twice and was then informed by the announcer that the race would be starting in 45 seconds. ‘Cool,’ I thought, ‘Let’s get it on’…The first hour we were rolling mad thunder. I think I clocked through the 27mi maker at the hour… I stayed calm and continued to focus on good nutrition and my own rhythm… With a mile left, I re-attacked on the downhill, surging and opened a small gap…”
Follow him through his whole race day at White Lake and previous races, by visiting his personal Blog at http://jrwheeler.blogspot.com/
Great work Josh! We look forward to reporting your continued success with school and races.