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Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the men’s 2023 Ironman World Championship race, which will take place for the first time in Nice, France on September 10. The women’s pro and age-group races will occur on October 14 as part of Ironman’s new two-day, two-location world championship format.
How to watch the 2023 Ironman World Championship livestream
Ironman will be live-streaming the world championship broadcast for free on five channels:
- L’Equipe TV
- ARD (the last 60-90 minutes to be broadcast nationally in Germany)
Coverage start time
Coverage of the men’s 2023 Ironman World Championship will begin at 5:00 a.m. CEST/ 11:00 p.m. ET / 8:00 p.m. PT.
Coverage will include the lead-up to the race. You’ll be able to watch the athletes prepare in the morning for the big day. Online coverage will also run through the finish of the race—allowing viewers to see the iconic final hour. In total, there will be 20 hours of opportunity to tune into triathlon’s Super Bowl.
Race start time
Pro athletes will kick off at 6:50 a.m. CEST – for those stateside, that’s 12:50 a.m. ET/9:50 p.m. PT. The first wave of age-group athletes will begin ten minutes later (7 a.m. CET/1 a.m. ET/ 10 p.m. PT).
The broadcast will be hosted by a team of former athletes and experts. This year’s crew includes Michael Lovato, Dede Griesbauer, Greg Welch, and Matt Lieto.
How to track an athlete at the 2023 Ironman World Championships
Keep up on social
Leading up to the race, athletes, media, and organizers will be using #IMWCNice on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Triathlete on all social platforms:
And for the latest from France, visit our comprehensive Ironman World Championships page, where we’ll be bringing you all the race-week news, gear updates, and photos from Kona.
Vive la France! Visit our Nice Central hub for news, analysis, history, photo galleries, and so much more – new stories added daily from our team on the ground at the men’s 2023 Ironman World Championship.