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Old 10-15-2012, 04:49 AM   #161
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Coma made up no less than 4 minutes on Despres between CP1 & 2.

He might have gone due east through the erg instead of south first, back north and then east. The question is: How did the other guys not see his track? Or maybe he missed a WP?

Im curious to see Pryzgonsky's time because I got the feeling he also cut straight across. So did lots of folks blunder after Rodrigues and Despres tracks or was it a WP... the jury is out on that I guess.

Here you can see all the guys cutting the corner more and more. The first few guys after Coma were in the dunes on the bottom center.

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