If anybody is watching the coverage on BBC2 from Auckland NZ. Might be interested to know my daughter was a competitor representing NZ, .in the ladies 50 to 54 age group earlier in the day (sadly not televised) came 9th with a time of 1hr 28min 58sec.
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.
When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.