Articles by Chris Foster

Characters of Kona: The Collector

Like triathlon, David Knox’s quest to acquire every original Kona poster and signature from every world champion may seem quixotic, but it’s actually all about what you get along the way.

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Natascha Badmann’s CAT Cheetah

We spotted Natasha Badmann's unique-looking custom CAT Cheetah at the Kona Community Aquatic Center.

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Characters of Kona: 35 Straight Hawaii Ironmans

Ken Glah’s love affair with the Hawaii Ironman began back when Ronald Reagan was re-elected president—this year he’ll be celebrating 35 straight years of racing on the Big Island.

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