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Video: The Drafting Experiment

Is the Ironman World Championship truly a non-drafting event? Aaron Hersh tests the theory that the 10-meter rule doesn't prevent drafting.

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Is the Ironman World Championship truly a non-drafting event? Inside Triathlon Senior Editor Aaron Hersh tested the theory that 10 meters doesn’t actually prevent drafting. Pick up the September/October issue of Inside Triathlon, or purchase the digital edition now, for a more in-depth analysis of the results and watch the video above to see how he did the experiment. The issue also features an in-depth analysis of the role of drafting in the pro men’s race in Kona.