The annual broadcast special of the Ironman World Championship brought to you by Amazon will air this Saturday, Nov. 24 at 1:30 p.m. PT/ 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC, chronicling the iconic race that took place on Oct. 13, 2018 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Producing this year’s 90-minute show is Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.). Ironman promises that the broadcast will include more camera angles than ever before, with footage starting at body marking and going all the way until the final finishers cross the line. With approximately 2,500 registered athletes, the 40th Anniversary year marked the largest field ever with athletes from a record-breaking 82 countries, regions, and territories.
A programming fixture on NBC since 1991, the Ironman World Championship special has garnered 55 Emmy Award nominations with 17 Emmys along with many other accolades.
This year’s race was a record-breaking event, with both Patrick Lange (GER) and Daniela Ryf (SUI) smashing the previous course records.