Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Next Blast from the Past: 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon

Hi all

Here's our next Sport Blast from the Past: the 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon. With Emma Snowsill and Emma Moffatt not competing due to injury, the door was open for other competitors to shine, especially on a typically warm, humid Queensland coastal day. Some pics:

The Start
Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup, 28 March 2010 Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Laura Bennett is 1st to emerge from the Coral Sea
Laura Bennett is 1st to emerge from the Coral Sea - Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup, 28 March 2010. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Ainhoa Murua followed by Sarah Groff
Ainhoa Murua - Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon, 28 March 2010 Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Eventual 5th place getter Sarah Groff in the bike leg (2011 winner Nicky Samuels on right)
Eventual 5th place getter Sarah Groff in the bike leg (2011 winner Nicky Samuels on right) - 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon, 28 March 2010.Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

Kiyomi Niwata, Courtney Gilfillan, Kathrin Muller
Kiyomi Niwata, Courtney Gilfillan, Kathrin Muller - 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon, 28 March 2010.Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Lisa Mensink, Nicky Samuels, Kate Roberts
Lisa Mensink, Nicky Samuels, Kate Roberts - 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon, 28 March 2010. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Australian Ashleigh Gentle
Ashleigh Gentle - 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon, 28 March 2010. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

Race winner Vendula Frintova (CZE) approaches the finish line
Race winner Vendula Frintova (CZE) - 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon, 28 March 2010. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

Alternate processing: "Matt's Cutting Edge" - Jubilant, triumphant Tomoko Sakimoto crosses the line in second place.


Felicity Sheedy-Ryan shows the pain of completing a 1.5 k swim, 40 k bike ride & than a 10 k run in high temperatures & humidity.
Felicity Sheedy-Ryan shows the pain of completing a 1.5 k swim, 40 k bike ride & than a 10 k run in high temperatures & humidity - 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon, 28 March 2010. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Tomoko Sakimoto needed some help to open her Champaign bottle but then created some nice Champaign art :).
Medal Presentation Ceremony & Champaign popping - Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup, 28 March 2010.

Here's the link to the photo gallery on the 2010 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon.

Most of the photos are also in my Photoshelter gallery here.

Thanks for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons

PS: Here's a video (1min 39secs) of the first 10 finishers in the women's event, shot at the finish line. Thanks to the Spanish gentleman in front of me who shot this for me while I kept clicking on my still camera.