In honor of what would have been Ironman World Championship race week, we asked several photographers to share their top images from shooting the iconic event. Today, Danny Weiss shares his favorite images from the Big Island.
Oct. 14, 2017: One of the last mass swim starts for the age-group fields. Ironman has slowly started spreading the starts out.
Oct. 13, 2018: Lucy Charles-Barclay prepares for the 2.4-mile swim. She went on to break the swim course record.
Oct. 13, 2018: Tim O’Donnell prepares for an eight-hour day of racing.
Oct. 12, 2019 – A nervous age-group athlete prepares for a big day of racing.
Oct. 13, 2018: Triathletes across the world dream of competing in Kona. This one will make his dream come true in a few short seconds.
Oct. 13, 2018: Age-group athletes exit the swim toward the pier where their bikes await them.
Oct. 14, 2017: Australia’s Josh Amberger is the first athlete out of the water and onto the bike course.
Oct. 12, 2019: Jan Frodeno finds the lead after two disappointing years due to injury.
Oct. 12, 2019: Lucy Charles-Barclay leads on the Queen K.
Oct. 14, 2017: A pro puts his head down on the windy return to town.
Oct. 12, 2019: Lucy Charles-Barclay tries to stay cool in the Kona sun as she wraps up her 112-mile bike ride.
Oct. 12, 2019: Australia’s Cam Wurf grabs hydration on the marathon course.
Oct. 12, 2019: American Tim O’Donnell runs through the Energy Lab on his way to second place.
Oct. 12, 2019: Jan Frodeno adds to his World Championship title list with a record-breaking performance.
Oct. 12, 2019: Jan Frodeno cools off after a dominant performance.
Oct. 14, 2017: A runner tries to stay cool on Ali’i Drive.
Oct. 14, 2017: The Kona heat spares no one.
Oct. 12, 2019: The sun sets as an athlete runs through the Energy Lab.