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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…

4-time Fastest Malaysian Female, Chin Mei See challenges IRONMAN World Championships in Hawaii

Malaysia’s fastest female triathlete at IRONMAN Malaysia for four years consecutively, Chin Mei See qualified for a coveted spot to race at the world’s toughest IRONMAN triathlon race recently. The Perak-born triathlete was Malaysia’s sole representative in the IRONMAN World…

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…

Daniela Ryf wins Ironman World Championships with new course record

Women are stronger than they think, and Daniela Ryf brought out her inner strength to retain the Ironman World Championship title in Kona, Hawaii. To top it off, the Swiss set a new course record in 8:46:46 with a 3.9km swim in…

Exclusive Interview: Triathlon dream comes true for Barry Lee at Ironman Kona, Hawaii

It takes a village to raise a child, and more so, for a community to send a Triathlete to the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. The world renowned Ironman Kona is deemed to be the world’s toughest Ironman race, with our…

[Video] Professional Triathletes striking it hot for Ironman World Championships

The excitement is mounting, the weather is providing an added challenge to the 3 sports which triathletes already face. Here’s the word on the grounds of Kona in Hawaii in anticipation of the Ironman World Championships this weekend. Here’s some…