Craig Alexander Takes 30th Ironman World Championships

Ironman Swim
By grayskullduggery

A total of 1,808 triathletes began the 30th anniversary Ironman World Championship race this Saturday, the most prestigious in the Triathlon calendar.

The winner – 35-year-old triathlete Craig Alexander from Sydney, Australia who finished in eight hours, 17 minutes, 45 seconds for the 2.4 mile (3.8km) ocean swim, 112 mile (180km) cycle road race and 26.2 mile (42.2km) run.

Alexander, who finished second in last year in his first Hawaii Ironman, was in 11th position at the end of the 112-mile bicycle ride, but took the lead at the 18-mile mark in the run leg as the other competitors faded. Alexander became the third Australian man to win the prestigious title, after McCormack and Greg Welch in 1994

Eneko Llanos of Spain, finished second in 8:20:50, and Belgium’s Rutger Beke was third in 8:21:23. Last years winner Chris McCormack suffered a mechanical problem that forced him out in the cycling stage.

Chrissie Wellington of Britain, overcame a puncture that cost her time in the cycling leg, but recovered to win her second straight women’s title in 9:06:23. Austrian Yvonne Van Vlerken was second in 9:21:20, and Germany’s Sandra Wallenhorst was third in 9:22:52

The competitors were challenged by gusty cross wind and heat during the ride through barren lava fields under bright, sunny conditions.

Be prepared in your next Ironman with these Triathlon Wetsuits and a Timex Triathlon Watch of course.

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Craig Alexander Takes 30th Ironman World Championships

Ironman Swim
By grayskullduggery

A total of 1,808 triathletes began the 30th anniversary Ironman World Championship race this Saturday, the most prestigious in the Triathlon calendar.

The winner – 35-year-old triathlete Craig Alexander from Sydney, Australia who finished in eight hours, 17 minutes, 45 seconds for the 2.4 mile (3.8km) ocean swim, 112 mile (180km) cycle road race and 26.2 mile (42.2km) run.

Alexander, who finished second in last year in his first Hawaii Ironman, was in 11th position at the end of the 112-mile bicycle ride, but took the lead at the 18-mile mark in the run leg as the other competitors faded. Alexander became the third Australian man to win the prestigious title, after McCormack and Greg Welch in 1994

Eneko Llanos of Spain, finished second in 8:20:50, and Belgium’s Rutger Beke was third in 8:21:23. Last years winner Chris McCormack suffered a mechanical problem that forced him out in the cycling stage.

Chrissie Wellington of Britain, overcame a puncture that cost her time in the cycling leg, but recovered to win her second straight women’s title in 9:06:23. Austrian Yvonne Van Vlerken was second in 9:21:20, and Germany’s Sandra Wallenhorst was third in 9:22:52

The competitors were challenged by gusty cross wind and heat during the ride through barren lava fields under bright, sunny conditions.

Be prepared in your next Ironman with these Triathlon Wetsuits and a Timex Triathlon Watch of course.

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Craig Alexander Takes 30th Ironman World Championships

Ironman Swim
By grayskullduggery

A total of 1,808 triathletes began the 30th anniversary Ironman World Championship race this Saturday, the most prestigious in the Triathlon calendar.

The winner – 35-year-old triathlete Craig Alexander from Sydney, Australia who finished in eight hours, 17 minutes, 45 seconds for the 2.4 mile (3.8km) ocean swim, 112 mile (180km) cycle road race and 26.2 mile (42.2km) run.

Alexander, who finished second in last year in his first Hawaii Ironman, was in 11th position at the end of the 112-mile bicycle ride, but took the lead at the 18-mile mark in the run leg as the other competitors faded. Alexander became the third Australian man to win the prestigious title, after McCormack and Greg Welch in 1994

Eneko Llanos of Spain, finished second in 8:20:50, and Belgium’s Rutger Beke was third in 8:21:23. Last years winner Chris McCormack suffered a mechanical problem that forced him out in the cycling stage.

Chrissie Wellington of Britain, overcame a puncture that cost her time in the cycling leg, but recovered to win her second straight women’s title in 9:06:23. Austrian Yvonne Van Vlerken was second in 9:21:20, and Germany’s Sandra Wallenhorst was third in 9:22:52

The competitors were challenged by gusty cross wind and heat during the ride through barren lava fields under bright, sunny conditions.

Be prepared in your next Ironman with these Triathlon Wetsuits and a Timex Triathlon Watch of course.

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Craig Alexander Takes 30th Ironman World Championships

Ironman Swim
By grayskullduggery

A total of 1,808 triathletes began the 30th anniversary Ironman World Championship race this Saturday, the most prestigious in the Triathlon calendar.

The winner – 35-year-old triathlete Craig Alexander from Sydney, Australia who finished in eight hours, 17 minutes, 45 seconds for the 2.4 mile (3.8km) ocean swim, 112 mile (180km) cycle road race and 26.2 mile (42.2km) run.

Alexander, who finished second in last year in his first Hawaii Ironman, was in 11th position at the end of the 112-mile bicycle ride, but took the lead at the 18-mile mark in the run leg as the other competitors faded. Alexander became the third Australian man to win the prestigious title, after McCormack and Greg Welch in 1994

Eneko Llanos of Spain, finished second in 8:20:50, and Belgium’s Rutger Beke was third in 8:21:23. Last years winner Chris McCormack suffered a mechanical problem that forced him out in the cycling stage.

Chrissie Wellington of Britain, overcame a puncture that cost her time in the cycling leg, but recovered to win her second straight women’s title in 9:06:23. Austrian Yvonne Van Vlerken was second in 9:21:20, and Germany’s Sandra Wallenhorst was third in 9:22:52

The competitors were challenged by gusty cross wind and heat during the ride through barren lava fields under bright, sunny conditions.

Be prepared in your next Ironman with these Triathlon Wetsuits and a Timex Triathlon Watch of course.

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Craig Alexander Takes 30th Ironman World Championships

Ironman Swim
By grayskullduggery

A total of 1,808 triathletes began the 30th anniversary Ironman World Championship race this Saturday, the most prestigious in the Triathlon calendar.

The winner – 35-year-old triathlete Craig Alexander from Sydney, Australia who finished in eight hours, 17 minutes, 45 seconds for the 2.4 mile (3.8km) ocean swim, 112 mile (180km) cycle road race and 26.2 mile (42.2km) run.

Alexander, who finished second in last year in his first Hawaii Ironman, was in 11th position at the end of the 112-mile bicycle ride, but took the lead at the 18-mile mark in the run leg as the other competitors faded. Alexander became the third Australian man to win the prestigious title, after McCormack and Greg Welch in 1994

Eneko Llanos of Spain, finished second in 8:20:50, and Belgium’s Rutger Beke was third in 8:21:23. Last years winner Chris McCormack suffered a mechanical problem that forced him out in the cycling stage.

Chrissie Wellington of Britain, overcame a puncture that cost her time in the cycling leg, but recovered to win her second straight women’s title in 9:06:23. Austrian Yvonne Van Vlerken was second in 9:21:20, and Germany’s Sandra Wallenhorst was third in 9:22:52

The competitors were challenged by gusty cross wind and heat during the ride through barren lava fields under bright, sunny conditions.

Be prepared in your next Ironman with these Triathlon Wetsuits and a Timex Triathlon Watch of course.

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Craig Alexander Takes 30th Ironman World Championships

Ironman Swim
By grayskullduggery

A total of 1,808 triathletes began the 30th anniversary Ironman World Championship race this Saturday, the most prestigious in the Triathlon calendar.

The winner – 35-year-old triathlete Craig Alexander from Sydney, Australia who finished in eight hours, 17 minutes, 45 seconds for the 2.4 mile (3.8km) ocean swim, 112 mile (180km) cycle road race and 26.2 mile (42.2km) run.

Alexander, who finished second in last year in his first Hawaii Ironman, was in 11th position at the end of the 112-mile bicycle ride, but took the lead at the 18-mile mark in the run leg as the other competitors faded. Alexander became the third Australian man to win the prestigious title, after McCormack and Greg Welch in 1994

Eneko Llanos of Spain, finished second in 8:20:50, and Belgium’s Rutger Beke was third in 8:21:23. Last years winner Chris McCormack suffered a mechanical problem that forced him out in the cycling stage.

Chrissie Wellington of Britain, overcame a puncture that cost her time in the cycling leg, but recovered to win her second straight women’s title in 9:06:23. Austrian Yvonne Van Vlerken was second in 9:21:20, and Germany’s Sandra Wallenhorst was third in 9:22:52

The competitors were challenged by gusty cross wind and heat during the ride through barren lava fields under bright, sunny conditions.

Be prepared in your next Ironman with these Triathlon Wetsuits and a Timex Triathlon Watch of course.

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