Jason Fitzhugh and Jim Myers got an early start to the Ironman season at the Ironman North American Championship in the Woodlands, Texas. Jason took 7th in his division with a swim of 1:10:07, a bike of 5:07:19 and a run of 3:23:50 for a total time of 9:49:51. Myers took 14th in is division with a swim of 1:14:24, a bike of 5:05:47 and a run of 3:23:59 for a total time of 9:52:26. Notwithstanding an awesome sub-10 hour performance, Myers announced his retirement from long course triathlon. We will see how long that holds . . . .