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Holy Cow video: preview of the brisk 53 degree swim at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Boise triathlon

Posted Jun 10 2011 12:00pm


Here’s how the Lucky Peak Reservoir is described in a recent article previewing the 4th annual Ironman 70.3 Boise triathlon:

The two-transition race has its 1.2 mile swim held in the Lucky Peak Lake, located 18 miles southeast of Boise. The single looped swim can be guaranteed to be a wetsuit swim, with the water temperatures expected to be in the neighbourhood of 62 degrees Fahrenheit for Saturday.

I’m going to challenge the neighborhood of 62 degrees.  Considering what I experienced today, I’d rather swim in ‘that’ neighborhood.  Maybe the writer was talking about a Lucky Peak Reservoir in Arizona?  It certainly isn’t the same one I visited today.

Here’s a quick perspective along with a two athletes from Boise.  By the way, the guys Dave spoke with in the video below are racing in their very first triathlon. 

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