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Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Sunday became the first sitting member of Congress to complete an Ironman triathlon. She tweeted a photo of herself crossing the finish line, completing the race in 15:12:33.
Kyrsten Sinema. You. Are. An. Ironman. pic.twitter.com/DVfNljwAhm
— Kyrsten Sinema (@kyrstensinema) November 18, 2013
Sinema, a freshman member, had trained for the race for a year.
At one point during the bike portion, Sinema fell off her bike because of a four-foot tumbleweed in the road, she tweeted Monday.
Read more: Thehill.com