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Photos: Pre-Race From Ironman 70.3 Florida

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published May 19, 2012
  • Updated May 20, 2012 at 10:28 AM UTC

A few quotes from today’s Ironman 70.3 Florida pro panel (provided by Ironman):

“I expected it to be tough. To get the nutrition right and trying to figure out the best plan during a race; it has been more intense than I thought – the level is high and the athletes are great and I have struggled with that (the nutrition) issue. – Lance Armstrong (In response to what surprised him most about his return to triathlon)

“This is my kickoff to the 2012. I raced before in Disney and loved it there and I think they (the organizers) have stepped it up even more here in Haines City. I think the bike course is going to be a bit of a challenge more challenging that it looks on paper.” – Amanda Stevens

“I love Florida and the heat. I arrived here on Wednesday and rode the bike course, it is great. The run will be a challenge.” – Nina Kraft

“The impression around the world of me is serious and intense but when my kids are around I try to be as goofy as much as I can.” – Lance Armstrong

RELATED: Lance Armstrong Looking For First 70.3 Win 

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