A Massapequa resident showed off his strength and endurance over the weekend placing in the top ten in the Town of Oyster Bay triathlon Saturday.
Gary Mims, 33, finished sixth overall in Saturday's event with a time of 1:00:41.72. Mims, who has competed in several endurance events in the past, turned in a blistering swimming time at 00:12:52.87. His time in the cycling portion of the event was 00:24:53.31 while clocking in at 00:20:51:72 in the running event.
The overall winner was Tom Eicklberg, 24, of Cortland, NY, while the women's champ was Karen Pompay, 42, of Garden City. Eickelberg turned in a time of 00:56:17.83, while Pompay's time was 1:06:01.57.