70.3 Los Cabos

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Transition area about to close as the sunrise starts to lights up the sky.

Transition area about to close as the sunrise starts to lights up the sky.

Luke Mckenzie at the waters edge on sunrise.

Luke Mckenzie at the waters edge on sunrise.

Pelican takes flight as the pro men warm up for the swim.

Pelican takes flight as the pro men warm up for the swim.

Terenzo Bozzone, Matt Chrabot, and Timothy O'Donnell sighting buoys as the course is setup.

Terenzo Bozzone, Matt Chrabot, and Timothy O'Donnell sighting buoys as the course is setup.

Pro Men waiting for race start.

Pro Men waiting for race start.

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Life Guards on paddle boards start making their way onto the swim course.

Life Guards on paddle boards start making their way onto the swim course.

Pro Men waiting for the gun.

Pro Men waiting for the gun.

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Fransisco Serano exits the water.

Fransisco Serano exits the water.

At this moment I started running to bike out to make sure I could get my hands on a moto.  I was told 3 motors were needed for ESPN crew and the 4th moto was for me.  The problem was that in Cabo they always book more motors than they need but only 1/3 show up on race day.  After 30 minutes of waiting and negotiating I finally got a moto driver to take me out on course.  By the time I got to the front of the race the pro men were already an hour into the bike.

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Lauren Brandon heading out on the toll road turn around as the men's chase group heads back into Cabo San Lucas.

Lauren Brandon heading out on the toll road turn around as the men's chase group heads back into Cabo San Lucas.

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