Well, I did it. I said I would and I did. I went into panic mode in the first 200 meters of the swim because I started the race cold and my heart rate skyrocketed. And you can’t really stop and rest when you’re swimming in open water. I found my stride at about the 1/4-mile mark and shaved about 20 minutes off my swim time of my first (and only other) Olympic some 20 years ago. The run was a little slow because I was favoring my leg from the surgery, but all in all I’m pleased with how I did and how far I’ve come since the end of January.