The olympic distance triathlon boasts a 1500 meter (.9 mi) swim in the crystal clear waters of the Anaehoomalu Bay off the north shore of Hawaii’s big island.
A few facts about the swim:
- Swim starts in waist deep water, will encounter depths to 65 ft
- Marine environment warming: coral, sea urchins, SHARKS // okay, I added sharks for dramatic affect //
- The water visibility: avg 60+ ft
- Water temperature: avg 80° F
Assuming I don’t get eaten or drown, the transition will be a 500 meter run up the beach to the transition area:
And now on to the bike…