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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.
Sebastian Kienle is happy to be back on the Kona podium, but it's clearly a bit bittersweet for the German—who claimed the world title in 2014.
The 2014 Ironman World Champion had a great day, getting on the podium in Kona again at the 2019 event. Sebi takes Bob Babbitt through his day, and gives us his impressions of the race.
"Ideal conditions for me would be the exact opposite from last year. Very windy and not very fast."
Sebastian Kienle, the winner of the 2014 Ironman World Championship, is ready to take another run at the title.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle finally earned the victory he had been after, while Great Britain's Lucy Charles-Barclay claimed the win for the third year in a row.
2014 Ironman world champion Sebastian Kienle knows what it's like to win this race and he's hoping for a second title on Saturday.
Bob Babbitt chats with Germany's Sebastian Kienle before the 2018 Ironman World Championship.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle and Great Britain's Sarah Lewis claimed the victories in Turku, Finland.
Sebastian Kienle finally broke through at Europe’s biggest race with a convincing win.
Two Germans beat out a tough field at the 35th running of the iconic Challenge Roth triathlon.
Expect a fast day of racing on Sunday.
"I can honestly say that I don’t remember a single other event in my sporting career that made me feel this way."
The main event, the first of 35 majors on the 2018 XTERRA World Tour, combines a 1.5-kilometer swim, 26K mountain bike, and 12K trail run.
2014 Ironman world champion Sebastian Kienle (GER) and Lisa Roberts (USA) were victorious on the always-tough Ironman Cozumel course.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle chats about the weight of being a former winner at this Kona race.
Germany's Patrick Lange ran his way to victory, crossing the finish line in a record 8:01:40.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle discusses the unique race tactics of Kona and what it will take to earn the victory.
The Scott Plasma 5 of German professional triathlete Sebastian Kienle.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle and Australia's Sarah Crowley punched their Kona tickets with victories in Frankfurt.
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2014 Ironman world champion Sebastian Kienle didn't get the finish he was hoping for, finishing second to fellow countryman Jan Frodeno.
Germans dominated the day in Kona.
2014 Ironman world champion Sebastian Kienle talks about the desire to get back on top and managing the tactics of the race.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle and Australia's Melissa Hauschildt claimed the 2016 Ironman European Championship victories in Frankfurt.
Two athletes with multiple world championships to their names earned the victories on a dramatic day of racing in Frankfurt.
Strong racing leads to big rewards for Heather Jackson and Sebastian Kienle in Tennessee.
The story of how Sebastian Kienle became an Ironman world champion wearing a not-yet-final prototype running shoe.
Calling Jan Frodeno's Frankfurt win a "wake up call," Kienle says he knows he has to prove that he is strong across swim, bike and run.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle chats about being the "vice champion" (AKA runner up) at yesterday's Ironman 70.3 World Championship.
Reigning Ironman world champion Sebastian Kienle (GER) and Camilla Pedersen (DEN) came out on top at today's Ironman 70.3 Kraichgau in Germany.
The Ironman world champion shares advice for age-groupers looking to improve their Ironman time: You have to go faster to get faster.
We caught up with the always-honest German to talk Challenge Bahrain, money and life as a Kona winner.
Look back on Sebastian Kienle's Ironman World Championship winning performance.
Both Sebastian Kienle and Mirinda Carfrae overcame significant deficits to claim the Ironman World Championship titles.
Triathlete.com's post-race interview with newly-crowned world champion Sebastian Kienle.
Kienle grabbed his first Ironman world title, while Carfrae turned in a course-record marathon to earn the crown for the third time.
2013 third-place Kona finisher Sebastian Kienle will look to propel himself further up the podium this year aboard this Scott Plasma 5.
Sebastian Kienle finished fourth in 2012 and third in 2013. What will 2014 bring?
Scott officially unveiled two new models of the Plasma time trial bike this week.
Sebastian Kienle and Corinne Abraham solidified their spots as contenders for this fall’s Kona race at today's Ironman European Champs.
Germans Sebastian Kienle and Julia Gajer took the victories in their home country at the half-iron-distance Challenge Kraichgau this weekend.
One of the top cyclists in the sport, Sebastian Kienle, shares his top tech tips for age groupers to use in training or racing.
Bob Babbitt interviewed super cyclists and world champions Julie Dibens and Sebastian Kienle.
Third-place Ironman 70.3 California finisher Sebastian Kienle chats about his race from Oceanside.
Sebastian Kienle answers the question "What is something about being a professional triathlete that most age groupers don't know about?"
Recap the performances of Frederik Van Lierde, Luke McKenzie and Sebastian Kienle at the 2013 Ironman World Championship.
2013 GoPro Ironman World Championship third-place finisher Sebastian Kienle joined Bob Babbitt on Breakfast with Bob and Paul.
Two-time Ironman 70.3 world champion Sebastian Kienle talks about his "self-destroy button" and how he hopes to use it on race day.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle sits down with Bob Babbitt and Paul Huddle on Breakfast with Bob and Paul.
Ironman 70.3 world champion Sebastian Kienle talks about the experience of participating in Inside Triathlon's body issue photo shoot.
Sebastian Kienle and Melissa Hauschildt each overcame slower swims, took the lead on the bike and then kept the top spots to the finish.
Sebastian Kienle talks about his decision to race St. George and if he'll duplicate the all-out strategy that gave him the world title.
Ironman 70.3 world champ (and überbiker) Sebastian Kienle shares his advice for taking risks—and making them stick.
Bob Babbitt and Paul Huddle chat with Sebastian Kienle about how he got into triathlon and his banner year.
After finishing fourth in Kona two weeks ago, the reigning 70.3 world champ will take on the Xterra World Championship Sunday in Maui.
Kienle went from leading the race to working for a top-10 spot off of the bike after he got a flat tire. He ultimately finished fourth.
Ironman 70.3 world champion Sebastian Kienle talks about his goals and strategies for Saturday's race.
Now the German who may be the heir to the title of Strongest Ride in Triathlon is going back up in distance for his first stab at Hawaii.
Relive the excitement of the men's race at the 2012 Ironman World Championship 70.3 triathlon.
Sebastian Kienle claimed his first-ever world title at today's Ironman World Championship 70.3 by dominating the bike portion in Vegas.
How did Sebastian Kienle feel about his chances for today's Ironman World Championship 70.3 race?
Think all pros run without socks? In this video Kienle proves it is possible to wear socks and have a fast T2.
Watch first-place finisher Tim O'Donnell and second-place finisher Sebastian Kienle cross the finish line in Galveston.
Sebastian Kienle talks about the run that led to his second-place finish at Ironman 70.3 Texas.
Sebastian Kienle talks about Ironman 70.3 Texas.
Germany's Sebastian Kienle and Great Britain's Leanda Cave turned in impressive performances to win today's Ironman 70.3 Miami triathlon.