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Discussion: Leg #1

in: gudeso; gudeso > 2019-04-08

Apr 9, 2019 12:04 AM # 
mtbo_qld:
So what was the very first error that caused you to lose contact with the map and what pressures or decision lead to you making that first error?
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Apr 9, 2019 1:31 AM # 
gudeso:
My A3 map was folded between the 1 and 4 number , so I went straight to #14 from control 3, had to negotiate shitty puddles in the clearing north side, by the time I have done this effort, I realized I did a mistake and had to return, that put me down off for 15-16 min time loss, so i knew the race is over after that. Shit happens, maybe A3 map board would have been helpful too.

Control 1 was just not in the zone yet, but 4 min time loss is something I could have recovered from son not a bigge.
Apr 9, 2019 4:00 AM # 
tRicky:
But #4 would still have been on your side of the map and not folded off, with a line leading to it from #3! Mind you I missed controls in four races last year (only one of which I realised and corrected upon reaching the next one) so can't comment really.
Apr 9, 2019 8:56 AM # 
gudeso:
Very much True (makes it even look more stupid mistake), also happened to Hamish the day before! Anyway, let’s see if we learn from this...?
Apr 9, 2019 9:16 AM # 
tRicky:
Over 40, we're too old to learn anything I've found. Keep on doing the same dumb things.

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