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Discussion: so what is the result?

in: BigWillyStyle; BigWillyStyle > 2016-06-05

Jun 5, 2016 7:51 PM # 
are you going to WOC?
Jun 6, 2016 12:35 AM # 
Don't know yet. They didn't have the three-day total scores available after the middle, but I think I was third or maybe fourth overall.
Jun 6, 2016 1:32 AM # 
Pink Socks:
Text from Eric says 3rd overall, just behind 2nd, and he thinks you're in. YEAH!
Jun 6, 2016 1:49 AM # 
Pink Socks:
Just looked at results (been in Cle Elum since Thursday), and if it's a selection of five men, the based on results, it's hard to argue against: Eric, Ross, Will, Michael, and Giacomo.
Jun 6, 2016 2:25 AM # 
(This is so exciting.) Whatever the result, congrats on a stellar weekend
Jun 6, 2016 2:36 AM # 
Yesss!! Cheers Will, congrats.
Jun 6, 2016 4:03 AM # 
Well done.
Jun 6, 2016 5:47 AM # 
I do want to see a confirmation that you are going there. Need some more training courses?
Jun 6, 2016 12:50 PM # 
Great racing this weekend! It was really fun to see you come in with a great result in the long!
Jun 6, 2016 5:34 PM # 
Pink Socks:
I just did a quickie Ultimate-O style scoring system for this: winner gets 100, everyone else is scaled (winner's time / your time). It's not the fancy formula, but it pretty much confirms how I interpreted the results at first glance:

290.1 Eric
280.1 Ross
279.7 Will
273.9 Michael
268.0 Giacomo
256.4 Ken
256.0 Greg
248.9 Kevin
241.2 Brendan

That said, I don't know the inner workings of the team selection (how many are selected, how many races each get, are sprint results more important because 5 of the 10 WOC slots are sprint-related, etc).

As I see it, I would find it *very* unlikely that Will doesn't get a spot. In any case, the results were fantastic, the training and preparation that led up to them were hard-earned, and most importantly, you're at peace with them.
Jun 6, 2016 7:24 PM # 
I am still holding my breath because I don't want to jinx anything!
Jun 6, 2016 10:45 PM # 

Tell us you made the bloody team already!!!
Jun 7, 2016 3:07 AM # 
Thanks all! It seems that the Deciders have a week to Decide. Team Will has waited a long time; we can/must wait a little longer.

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