South Africa's James Cunnama made some major changes this year, including rejoining his former coach Brett Sutton.
Several top names turned up for Sunday's Ironman 70.3 Vietnam in the coastal city of Danang.
2013 GoPro Ironman World Championship fourth-place finisher James Cunnama joined Bob Babbitt on Breakfast with Bob and Paul.
James Cunnama came to Kona in 2009 and promised himself he wouldn't return until he was in a position to perform well.
James Cunnama chats about his 2013 Roth race and his expectations for this fall's Ironman World Championship.
Defending champion James Cunnama will once again go head-to-head with crowd favorite Timo Bracht.
South African James Cunnama came into Wildflower after a long break due to injury and was happy with his third-place finish.