Photo: Rocky Arroyo
New Zealand’s Bevan Docherty and the United States’ Meredith Kessler earned impressive victories today at Ironman 70.3 Vineman, though the wins were thrilling for different reasons. Docherty blazed across swim, bike and run to earn a new course record. Kessler defended her 2012 Vineman title after suffering from a concussion and other severe injuries just over a month ago while racing at Ironman 70.3 Eagleman. Read the race recap.