Nearly 2,000 amateur and professional athletes endured high winds and a modified course.
Potts has won this race six times but fell just short of another victory after losing a sprint in the finish line chute.
Mirinda Carfrae recaps her podium placing race and explains the role of short course racing for long-distance triathletes.
The 2015 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon winner takes us through his race, which included a sprint finish with defending champion Andy Potts.
A few athletes at yesterday’s Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon uploaded parts of their race to Strava for public viewing.
This Sunday, March 3, age-group athlete Eric Gilsenan will race the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon for the 25th year in a row.