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Comparing the Power Data of Jordan Rapp and Clayton Fettell

After a delayed start and shortened swim due rough water conditions, this year's Ironman Melbourne kicked off in what was sure to be an event to remember. On race day we provided data analysis of many of the pro's files, which lead to this great article on Slowtwitch comparing the power data of Jordan Rapp and Clayton Fettell from Ironman Melbourne:

The second running of Ironman Melbourne was supposed to look like this: Australian super swim/biker Clayton Fettell would come out of the water with a lead, then hammer the bike. Behind him, Craig Alexander, Marino Vanhoenacker and Jordan Rapp would have to catch up. But the weather changed things for everyone. Due to serious gale winds and white caps, the swim was shortened to a 1.9-km single loop. We expected to see a contrast in styles - the "go for broke, leave it out on the bike" tactic of Fettell against the patient, metronomic pacing of Rapp. Instead, this year Fettell and Rapp had as many similarities as differences... 

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