Gavin McClurg (USA1) has taken a late afternoon lead – and couldn't be happier. 'I took the early flight super patiently and let the others show the way,' the 47-year-old says. 'I should hook up with my supporter soon, and will be able to change out of these wet shoes. It's misty and raining now, so the flying is likely over for the day, but things are going great.'

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