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Lionel Sanders on the Learning Curve of Kona

Canadian Lionel Sanders struggled in his first two appearances at the Ironman World Championship in Kona, but had a breakthrough performance on Saturday.

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Canadian Lionel Sanders struggled in his first two appearances at the Ironman World Championship in Kona, but had a breakthrough performance this year—leading a good chunk of the run and finishing second in 8:04:07. Sanders chats about the learning curve that Kona requires, the tough marathon and how he feels about second place.

Read the race recap here