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6.2. Why is drafting bad/good?




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This article is from the Triathlon FAQ, by with numerous contributions by James Goddard others.

6.2. Why is drafting bad/good?

Drafting is a hot topic of debate among triathletes.

Those that are against drafting often list the following reasons:

Drafting takes away from the individual competitor nature of the
sport. Drafting is less safe/causes higher insurance rates.

Those that are for drafting often list the following reasons:

Drafting evens out triathlons which often are weighed to longer times
in the bike leg. Drafting is more spectator friendly.



 

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