A 46-year-old man from Austin, Texas, died Sunday during the swim portion of the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco.
. He says the water safety crew noticed him immediately and began CPR while he was in the water and brought him to land.
The race, which took place in June last year, was moved to March this year to accommodate the 2013 America's Cup. The change in date meant athletes competed in colder conditions.