With only two-and-a-half months to go until the 2013 Ironman World Championship, top American contender Andy Potts secured his place on the starting line after successfully defending his title at Ironman Lake Placid. LAVA sat down with Potts to talk about why he thinks Lake Placid is both a good calendar fit, and why it’s also a good opportunity to see how some of his competition is looking heading into October.