In honor of what would have been Ironman World Championship race week, we're checking in with former podium finishers to find out some of their Kona favorites.
Two-time defending Ironman world champion Patrick Lange will ride this Canyon Speedmax CF SLX in pursuit of his third-straight title on Saturday.
Patrick Lange became the first athlete to finish the Ironman World Championship in under eight hours.
Even Lange was surprised by his epic performance.
Germany's Patrick Lange claimed his second-straight Ironman world title in a course record time.
Patrick Lange claimed his second Ironman world title—putting together a 50:37 swim, 4:16:05 bike, and 2:41:32 marathon to establish a new course record of 7:52:39.
Germany's Patrick Lange says that during one brief moment on the bike he considered dropping out because he was struggling.
Germany's Patrick Lange ran his way to victory, crossing the finish line in a record 8:01:40.
A close-up look at the Canyon bike last year's breakout star Patrick Lange will ride on Saturday.
Patrick Lange’s breakthrough performance in the 2016 edition of Kona was arguably the biggest story from the sport’s biggest race.
Germany's Patrick Lange earned the final podium spot in Kona in impressive fashion.
Germans dominated the day in Kona.
It was two Germans who claimed the 2016 Ironman North American Championship Texas titles on Saturday.