Kayaking 1:21'53.2 Average heart rate 159 bpm, 14.94 km
Lake Tahoe Criterion
First place overall, Surfski/K1
Course Time = ?
Race Speed = 7.3 mph average and 10.47 mph maximum.
Race HR = 166 average and 177 maximum.
Altitude = 6225' ASL
This year I monitored my HR more than ever. I thought that the altitude would cause my heart to race much higher, but that did not really happen. Kept my rate below 170, as planned and my speed was the same as at lower elevation. I cannot say that I hurt less though...:)