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Joe Martin Stage Race: Samuel Boardman wins stage 3 time trial


Samuel Boardman (L39ION of Los Angeles) gained the stage 3 uphill time trial at Joe Martin Stage Race on Saturday. He coated the 4.8km route in 9:37 minutes beating runner-up Alexander White (CS Velo Racing) and Tyler Stites (Undertaking Echelon Racing) by two seconds.

“I am very stunned. I wasn’t trying on the numbers, I used to be trying down sometimes to see how a lot distance I had left, however immediately was purely primarily based on really feel,” Boardman mentioned. “I did not truly discover out till a competitor and pal got here as much as me a gave me a excessive 5 and congrats, and I mentioned, ‘for what?’ and he mentioned, ‘I feel you gained.’ So, I am very stunned. I used to be in a position to enter immediately very relaxed and really chill and it genuinely helped maintain my thoughts and physique comfortable. It is really easy to return right into a time trial and stress about what number of seconds you are going to lose to this particular person or that particular person, relative to the GC battle, however I did not have any of that on my thoughts. I simply needed to exit and go arduous.”

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