Every year, on the day before the World Championships, the bike industry movers and shakers tally up what triathletes are rolling into the transition area. Here are this year’s results.
A NASA engineer looks to history for his take on this year’s weather, reminding us all that even the worst can bring out the best.
Two of the Kona 2010 female champs talk about sore legs, sponsorship, and looming 70.3’s. Before she can duck out of the party, Dibs issues Mirinda yet another challenge: this time involving a race with even more ups and downs.
Triathlon’s “Rat Pack” (Samantha McGlone, Belinda Granger, and Chris McDonald) entertain Welchy with topics ranging from fine red wines and sub-4:00 marathons, to painful races in Kona and moving to Arizona.
Second-place champ Andreas Raelert and his countryman Thomas Hellriegel talk to Greg about their placements in Kona, the new WTC points system, and returning to Germany for Christmas.
Chris McCormack breaks Andreas Raelert in the final mile to take his second Ironman World Championship.
Australia’s Mirinda Carfrae ran down uber-bikers Julie Dibens and Caroline Steffen to take the Kona crown in 8:58:36.
What can we say? Our Oct/Nov cover girl is so fast, you can barely make out the LAVA.
What was everyone wearing out there on the course? Thanks to Zoot Sports for tallying these telling results.
The British pro triathlete withdrew from the race this morning due to illness.