2023 Ironman World Championship Nice Bike: Joe Skipper’s Argon 18 E-119

It’s been an eventful few seasons for 35-year-old Joe Skipper. He raced five iron-distance events in 2021—winning Ironman U.K. and Chattanooga, finding his way onto the podium at two more. In 2022 he finished at another four iron-distance races—winning Ironman Arizona and Ironman Wales, but more importantly flaring up on everyone’s radar with a fifth-place finish in Kona. Known for his dangerous run, but increasingly for a fast-improving bike, the Brit showed off his Argon 18 to our photographers at his place in Antibes, just south of Nice, France.

Check out some of the special touches below that Skipper made to his bike to prepare for the unique demands of the Ironman World Championship course in Nice.

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