Tag: Marino Vanhoenacker

Marino Vanhoenacker’s Record-Breaking Day

Belgium’s Marino Vanhoenacker crushed the record for fastest Ironman by going 7:45:58 to take his sixth-straight Ironman Austria victory on Sunday, July 3. The former record of 7:50:27 was set by fellow Belgian Luc Van Lierde back in 1997. Triathlete.com chatted with Vanhoenacker after his record-breaking performance to find out how he felt heading into the race and the plan as heads into the 2011 Ironman World Championship.