The German had already commented long ago that his participation in Nice was not safe, since he wants to be centered in Kona. He had got the pass to the World Championship when he won in the IM 70.3 Kraichgau earlier this month.
To win in Nice, you would have to change your training
In May he was in Nice, training and observing the area. "ANDThe bicycle tour is very demanding and only the best mountain bikers have the chance to win«, After the victory in the IM 70.3 South Africa and the missed opportunity in Kona last year will be focused on 110% in Hawaii.
To fight in Nice and go for the victory, he would have to change his training and lose weight, he said. "That would not be the best thing to compete in Hawaii."
Next stop IRONMAN Frankfurt
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