German Middle championship (WRE) 14/59 (9.00 behind)
This was a disappointing race. Started out screwing up the first control. Came straight to the reentrant but didn't see the control behind a tree. After some hesitation I decided maybe I'm in the reentrant ~150m before, continued contouring and came out to the road SSE. Had I just looked on my compass I would have realized I was running 90 deg. off... Lost ~80s.
After that I tried to do it safe, but hesitated to much. Also the unusual low run-ability for germany, made it feel slow and I never really got into a good racing mode, losing unnecessary seconds the whole way.
To #9 Felix caught up with me, or I with him (he was supposed to start 2min before me but missed his start with ~5min(?)) and then I lost some focus and misread my attackpoint clearing. Ran around randomly for a while looking for the control but decided fairly quick I had no idea what I was doing and headed north to the forest road with the tower and attacked the control from there. Lost ~2.5min.
Felix caught up again(?) to #17 and then we kind of raced it in to the finish. Even that couldn't really get me into racing mode and I lost with ~3s.
It was a great course, disappointed that I could not do better, hopefully revenge tomorrow.