Today started off with a bang within the hour before the start of the race: We knew for certain that Chrissie Wellington’s historic Hawaii Ironman run---three that, considering her 8:19 at the Quelle Challenge this summer, felt like it was easily destined for four---interrupted if not over.
riday afternoon was all about the Bike Drop Off are the transition area. The tension was a little heightened compared to the past few days, but laughs and smiles were still abundant as every athlete made his or her way through to drop off bikes and race gear.
Craig Alexander, Chrissie Wellington, Mirinda Carfrae, Chris Lieto, Julie Dibens, Andreas Raelert and Rasmus Henning answered questions for the triathlon media two days before the IM world championships and although some of the answers were pretty standard, they also had a few surprising and interesting things to say.
Editorial Director T.J. Murphy gives his take on what exactly it will take to beat reigning Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington.
We gathered seven of the 2009 Age Group Ironman World Champions at the Natural Energy Lab in Kona, Hawaii for a TriCenter feature on what it takes to become an amateur world champion. Meet the athletes in this photo gallery and then watch the feature on TriCenter.
Australia’s Luke McKenzie announced via his website today that he will not be competing in this year’s Ironman World Championship race.
Reigning two-time Ironman World Champion is the favorite heading into Saturday's race, but he's going to face some tough competition. Who's your pick?
Who do you think has the best shot at upsetting Chrissie and taking the 2010 Ironman World Championship title?
As the Ironman World Championship grows closer and closer, the buzz and sheer number of people are growing at an exponential rate in Kona. See photos of pros and age groupers training in the town and enjoying the last few moments of calm before the race takes over the town.
Whether you're in Kona to compete in Saturday's big race or are here just to take the atmosphere in, stop by Huggo's every morning the rest of this week to hear Ironman legend Bob Babbitt interview some of the sport's top stars.
We caught up with and followed 2007 Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack and 2008 Ironman 70.3 World Champion Terenzo Bozzone on a training ride in Kona, Hawaii exactly one week out from the Hawaii Ironman race.