Well folks, looks like I might have some time to re-assess my kit.
My daughter dislocated her knee again and managed to tear her MCL in the process. They drained it last night and pulled out 55 cc of bloody goo. They fitted her for a brace and sent us on our way.
They told her if it happened again she would need to "modify her activities"...her response? "Look doc, I am competing for 2 1/2 years and I'll be done...you can replace both my knees then".
Looks like she is out at least a month....which is unfortunate because she was working to move to level 9 next year....
I may go with her to some of the better lit events and get some shots...till then hoping Nikon releases some AF-S primes soon!