LAVA Magazine talks with Thorsten Radde, founder and editor of and the annual Kona Rating Report.

Coming in at well over 100 pages, the Kona Report is set to be delivered as early as September 16. We talk with Radde about his background in data analysis and his love for EXCEL and all things triathlon. In the interview, Radde also offers insights into the reigning world champions, Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf, as we close in on race day in a matter of weeks.