"Debbie - I did the race in 2010 and don't even remember feeling the current during the race or practice swims in the 2 days before. It was warm, smooth, crystal clear water, and an awesome swim! I don't think you have…"
We've got an "Ironman Louisville 2009" group on this site where folks are sharing alot of good info about the upcoming race. Go to MY COMMUNITY and in the dropdown hit GROUPS then search LOUISVILLE 2009 and you'll find it.
I lived in Decatur for many years. I miss the big city once in awhile but living on the Carolina coast is not bad either. We dont have Buckhead but we do have miles of coastline to bike with no traffic. Good luck with your training and we'll see ya in Louisville.