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How Mirinda Carfrae Became an Ironman World Champion

Inside Triathlon magazine goes behind-the-scenes and talks to Carfrae’s long-time coach, Siri Lindley.

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Mirinda Carfrae’s 2010 win in Kona was no fluke. It was a result that was carefully and methodically crafted by her fierce yet under-the-radar coach, Siri Lindley.

To learn more about Lindley and Carfrae, pick up the May/June issue of Inside Triathlon magazine, on newsstands now. Inside the new issue, journalist Kim McDonald reveals how Lindley and Carfrae planned and executed Carfrae’s record-breaking win.

The following is a selection of some of the photos that Inside Triathlon photographer John Segesta took of Lindley and her athletes, including Carfrae.

Captions by Courtney Baird and Kim McDonald

Photographs by John Segesta

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