Heather Jackson on heavy cramps during Ironman Lake Placid [VIDEO]

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It’s nearly painful to watch, because probably every athlete knows exactly what this feels like: cramping. America’s Heather Jackson had to deal with some rough cramps during last month’s Ironman Lake Placid, which saw her finish in second place after a battle with Sweden’s Lisa Norden, who won. In a YouTube video, she talks us through the race and this terrible final stretch, starting with some images that show how Jackson struggled.