Breakfast with Bob Kona 2019: Patrik Nilsson

Bob Babbitt sits down with Patrik Nilsson, Ironman Texas champion, to discuss how Nilsson will handle the tough competition at this year's race.

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Patrik Nilsson is coming off a first place this year at Ironman Texas, and in 2018 he showed that tough competition doesn’t scare him when he finished second to Jan Frodeno at Ironman Frankfurt and one spot ahead of Patrick Lange. He’ll take these experiences into this year’s Ironman World Championships as he hopes to improve on last year’s eighth-place, 8:18:21 finish.

Jan Frodeno Reflects on His Final Ironman World Championship

Immediately after finishing 24th place at his final Ironman World Championships, the Olympic medalist (and three-time IMWC winner) explains what his race in Nice meant to him.