We're so excited triathlon season is back that we're bringing you a second gallery of Saturday's pro race at Ironman 70.3 Oceanside.

2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
The Oceanside swim course was supposed to change to a beach start, but organizers went back to the original harbor course after surf forecasts called for four-plus feet. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
The strong pro men’s field files into the harbor to start the race. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
The pro men take on 1.2 miles. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Frodeno is first out of the water. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Sanders has improved as a swimmer over the past year or so, exiting only 2 minutes behind Frodeno. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
American Olympian Sarah True was first out of the water, with Holly Lawrence not far behind in second. American Jennifer Spieldenner was also right in the mix. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Lawrence recently signed a sponsorship deal with TYR. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Lawrence had a quick transition, leading out onto the bike course. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
American Heather Jackson, a former winner at this race, came out of the water with 3:30 to make up. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Australia’s Joe Gambles is a pro triathlete and also coaches Heather Jackson. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Australia’s Tim Reed was 1:24 back out of the swim. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
After a disappointing Kona 2017, Frodeno kicks his season off with a dominant performance in Oceanside. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
American Rudy Von Berg was sixth out of the water and became a part of the main chase pack. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Australia’s Tim Reed traveled to the U.S. to compete against this tough field. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Sanders charges to the front of the chasers in pursuit of Frodeno. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Lawrence quickly went to work on the bike course, establishing a 2:30 lead early on. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Jackson was never able to make contact with Lawrence or Anne Haug. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Sarah True is mainly racing 70.3 now after spending most of her career in the ITU circuit. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Lawrence ultimately put in a 2:25:23 bike split. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Rudy Von Berg came off of the bike in third, five minutes back of Frodeno. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Sanders rode strong, but with the deficit out of the swim never came near Frodeno. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Frodeno crushed the field, posting the fastest swim, bike, and run. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
True crests a hill as the end of the bike ride nears. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Heather Jackson aboard her new Argon 18 bike. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Germany’s Anne Haug posted the fastest bike split for the women at 2:24:13. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Haug was strong all day. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Frodeno makes his way back to town. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Frodeno runs up and out of Oceanside Harbor. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
The two-lap run course takes athletes down on the beach and then back up to street level. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Sanders was never able to get within striking distance of Frodeno. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Haug emerges onto the run course about 2 minutes down on Lawrence. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Reed hardly notices the view as he comes onto the run course in fourth place. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Haug finished her day with a stellar 1:16:23 half-marathon. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Frodeno comes up one of the many up-and-down portions of the course. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Australia’s Carrie Lester ultimately dropped out on the run. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
A great start to 2018 for the two-time Ironman world champion. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Frodeno enjoys the finish line experience. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Frodeno takes his signature finish line pose. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
A solid race for Sanders was good enough for second on Saturday. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
He made it look easy, but clearly it took some effort! Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
A world championship-caliber podium: Sanders, Frodeno, and Reed. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Time to celebrate! Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Haug gets the big victory. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
Lawrence finishes second after a monster effort on the bike. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
True rounds out the podium. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto
2018 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
All three of these athletes come from an ITU background. Photo: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image/@Compimagephoto

We’re so excited triathlon season is back that we’re bringing you a second gallery of Saturday’s pro race at Ironman 70.3 Oceanside (see the other gallery and full results here). Enjoy these images from photographer Paul Phillips!