The Caveman vs The Faris-inator at ITU Cross Triathlon World Champs
The Farisenator* is making a much anticipated appearance at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Champs on Saturday.
* Also known as Faris Al-Sultan, IM Kona winner and esteemed long distance road triathlete. Known for fast biking, lots of hair, go-everywhere-speedo and curious water bottle placement.
In preparation for racing off road, he did an intensive “Crashkurs” course which included dismounting over the handlebars. Most people thought the jumping off was meant as comedy, but then we saw the course..
Lots and lots of roadie friendly “mountian biking” #earoiseverything sections…
And 2 short sections of what I call “High Speed Boulders of Death sections:”
Maybe Faris’s Terminator moves arent so far fetched after all!
The mens Elite race is loaded with a curious selection of athletes from all sorts of back grounds: