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If you are a pro triathlete, please click here to DM AaronWebstey for access to the 'Pros-only' private forum. Don't forget to include your real name, and a link to pro race result would be great if you're a 1st-year pro.
Think of it this way: WTC is handing out a few spots as a favor to the triathlon community and the original organizers of the race, who demanded that it remain a "people's race" when they sold it. As such, WTC is doing the absolute minimum in honoring the deal by allowing in a few people every year who don't necessarily deserve to be at a world championship. But it's honestly a made up world champs, by a made up federation (or corporation, if you will). The internationally recognized body, and thus true world championships, is ITU. Kona is just a race that you gotta qualify for. Sort of like the Boston Marathon.
If the lead vehicle was in the way, it is the driver's responsibility to increase the gap. Don in no way "cheated" if he drafted the moto. He goes as fast as he can under the circumstances outside of his control. Stop flinging vitriol his direction. Especially other pros, who would say the same thing, "it's not my fault the moto was too close. Do you want me to slow down because the driver doesn't know what to do?"