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Norwegian Gustav Iden Captures First IRONMAN World Championship In Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

The male pros took the stage on day two of the 2022 VinFast IRONMAN® World Championship. Norway’s Gustav Iden swam with the lead pack, biked confidently, and ran a course-best 2:36:15 run to his first IRONMAN World Championship. Iden’s race made…

Kristian Blummenfelt wins IRONMAN World Championship To Add To Olympic Gold in Triathlon

Following a two-year hiatus, the IRONMAN World Championship returned with the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN® World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission. The 2021 edition of the event took place in St. George, Utah becoming the first location to host the…

Daniela Ryf Wins Fifth IRONMAN World Championship Crown

Daniella Ryf battled to win her fifth IRONMAN World Championship crown recently held in Utah, USA. Following a two-year hiatus, the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN® World Championship became the first location to host the event outside of Hawai`i since its origins…

The Kona Files Part 1: “Hole In The Head”

In 1978, a group of like-minded friends and former-colleagues from the armed forces had a breakfast discussion. The question posed was: Who would be considered the fittest athlete? Was it the cyclist, open-water swimmer, or marathoner? So, they set up…

Patrick Lange sets new course record at IRONMAN World Championship in Kona

The German pro had the race of his career in the lava fields. The day delivered the right conditions for record-breaking performances at the 2017 IRONMAN World Championship, and men’s champion Patrick Lange used every ounce of it to his…

Daniela Ryf wins third consecutive title at IRONMAN World Championship

The world of triathlon was highly anticipating a ‘three-peat’ from Daniela Ryf at the IRONMAN World Championship, in Kona, Hawaii, and she delivered on the Big Island. Switzerland’s Ryf joined an elite club of pros who’ve taken home more than…

IRONMAN World Record holder Tim Don crashes out of IRONMAN World Championship

IRONMAN world record holder Tim Don has crashed out of the IRONMAN World Championship race happening this Saturday. The Briton was out training before the race and suffered a collision with a car which left him with a vertebrae fracture…

Michael Phelps Swim Spa Challenge to be Held at 2017 IRONMAN World Championship

Hall of Fame Coach and Master Spas Ambassador, Bob Bowman, to Host Performance Clinics The IRONMAN Village at this year’s IRONMAN World Championship will be home to the Master Spas “Michael Phelps Swim Spa Challenge,” giving attendees a unique opportunity…

Shirin Gerami makes triathlon history in Hijab at Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii

The Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii is known for attracting the most inspiring triathletes, each with their own struggle and life journeys. History was made this year, when Shirin Gerami crossed the finish line as Iranian’s first and only women…

Tim O’Donnell’s American vintage hand-painted Trek 9 Series Speed Concept

All eyes will be watching out for 2015’s fastest American at Ironman World Championships in Kona this weekend, but more so, everyone will be admiring Tim O’Donnell’s bicycle decked out in the American flag theme. O’Donnell will race aboard this hand-painted Trek…