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2012 Honu Camp: Day 5

by Mitch Gold

June 1, 2012

2012 HonuCamp Reports   

Day 5? How can it be day 5 already?

2012 Honu Camp is on the way to becoming one of the finest CpC camps to date! Training days 1-4 have been spectacular with 300 miles of riding visiting Hawi and Waipio Valley’s absolutely stunning backroad Old Mamalahoa Hwy. The 14 campers are a fantastic group and as always long lasting friendships are being created. Chef Cindy has been spot on with amazing dinners and desserts. It just doesn’t get any better!

Day 5 brought a real challenge in the form of wind and miles! 136 miles to be exact. The views to Hawi and up the KM road were breathtaking as always but the descent to Waimea had some of the strongest winds I’ve seen here on the big island. Fortunately we were treated to a tailwind on the highroad to Kona.

Mitch Gold

Mitch has 10 years of coaching experience and has worked with over 100 triathletes to build the outstanding reputation of Counterpart Coaching. Mitch is a 13x Kona Qualifier, 2x Top-100 Kona finisher and 2x Hawaii Ironman Armed Forces Champion with a personal best of 4:07 for the 1/2 IM and 9:33 for IM. He has been named All American by both Inside Triathlon magazine and USA Triathlon. Mitch has a unique teaching style of coaching that keeps his athletes learning, progressing and achieving their goals.

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