Talkback: Kona: maturing in a fast way
Which is in complete contrast to the pro racers. Prior to 2011 when Crowie broke the course record for the men and Chrissie broke it for women, the records went back to 1996 (van Lierde) and 1992 (Newby-Fraser). This is despite massive improvements in kit, training and nutrition. Hopefully it proves that the age-group racing scene has historically been less tainted with dodgy practices than the pro scene.