Though she’s avoided the big race in her professional career, it won’t be her first time racing in Kona.
Why has it been so long since an American has won at the Ironman World Championship?
After suffering severe elbow injuries in October of 2011, Kemper spent months working to overcome multiple surgeries and infections.
Whitfield also talked about his plan to make the jump to longer-distance races.
The event was initially supposed to be a triathlon between Chris McCormack and Lance Armstrong.
A week after race day she came on to the Competitor Radio show to go through the bike crash, her recovery, her race day challenges and what just might be the greatest win of her amazing career.
Armstrong enlists the help of Alberto Salazar to help him run a 2:50-2:55 marathon in an Ironman.
Three-time Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington joins Bob Babbitt on this week's edition of Competitor Radio.