The window of opportunity to toe the line at the 2011 Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kona, Hawaii without qualifying at an Ironman event is closing quickly.
American triathlete and Kona local Bree Wee is spending time training with Lance Armstrong as he prepares to make his comeback to the sport of triathlon.
Seven-time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong will be turning to triathlon and racing in the 2011 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, according to his long-time coach Chris Carmichael.
Professional triathlete Tim DeBoom has the distinction of being the last American triathlete to claim victory at the Ironman World Championship.
Had enough images of the Ironman World Championship? Of course not! Here's another gallery with more of the highlights of Saturday's Kona race.
Some pundits say Chrissie Wellington is unbeatable. She has started nine Ironmans and won all nine. There is no doubt that the three-time defending champ is the favorite, but Mirinda Carfrae may be poised to offer the first credible threat to Wellington’s dominance since Chrissie won Kona for the first time in 2007.
Editorial Director T.J. Murphy gives his take on what exactly it will take to beat reigning Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington.
The 1995 Ironman Champion is set to return to the Kona course to raise money for the Matthew Larson Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
As the Ironman World Championship grows closer and closer, the buzz and sheer number of people are growing at an exponential rate in Kona. See photos of pros and age groupers training in the town and enjoying the last few moments of calm before the race takes over the town.
Whether you're in Kona to compete in Saturday's big race or are here just to take the atmosphere in, stop by Huggo's every morning the rest of this week to hear Ironman legend Bob Babbitt interview some of the sport's top stars.
Third-year pro Bree Wee’s home on the Big Island will be transformed next week as triathletes from all over the world swarm Kona (or “K-town”) to gear up for the Ironman World Championship.