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.
Here’s a picture of what bikes are on the scene this year, with the data from yesterday’s bike count.
Has anything like this happened before? Not in the women’s field, which is now considerably narrower without the three-time world champion.
TYR takes the speed suit count this year, with 125 up on runner-up Blueseventy.
Behind the scenes video from Thursday’s bike check-in and count.
Chris Lieto indulges Welchy on training with Ryan Hall, and being nicknamed “Mr. Second” by his son.
Welchy talks to the German athlete about age, family, and how long he thinks he’ll race for.
A few soundbites from the top contenders at this year’s pre-race press conference in Kona.