The pro women's awards ceremony in Taupo featured a great interaction between a couple of the top finishers.
New Zealand's Mike Phillips and the United States' Jocelyn McCauley earned the victories on a beautiful day of racing in Taupo.
New Zealand's Terenzo Bozzone finally had the breakthrough race he had been looking for on the historic Ironman New Zealand course.
Cameron Brown, Terenzo Bozzone, Meredith Kessler and Gina Crawford highlight the Ironman New Zealand start list.
Marko Albert earned a breakthrough win against a tough Kiwi field, while Meredith Kessler claimed her third-straight victory at this race.
New Zealand's Bevan Docherty writes about his first Ironman victory and discusses some of the differences between Ironman and ITU racing.
New Zealand's Samantha Warriner chatted with Inside Triathlon senior editor Jennifer Purdie about her first Ironman victory in New Zealand, her early-season heart surgery, her efforts to help earthquake-ravaged Christchurch and her plans for the rest of 2011.
New Zealand’s Cameron Brown became the first athlete to win the same Ironman 10 times, while fellow Kiwi Samantha Warriner won her first Ironman title only a few months after undergoing heart surgery.
Ironman veteran Cameron Brown of New Zealand will take the starting line at Saturday's Ironman New Zealand looking for a historic 10th win at the race.
New Zealand's Samantha Warriner is planning on competing at Ironman New Zealand on March 5, only a few months after her December heart surgery.