Chrissie runs past mile 1 in Kona 08. One thing you can see is that she is very economical. While she is generally loose and relaxed, she is very rigid on landing – there is almost no loss of energy…
This was shot near the top of Palani hill, just a few miles into the bike. The two leading swimmers, Sanson and Potts had already passed. The riders shown: Rhodesy, Macca, Llanos, Crowie, Vanhoenacker, Paul Amey, (?), Tim Marr, Mathias Hecht, Luke McKenzie, Stephen Bayliss, Chris Lieto, Faris Al-Sultan, Cam Brown, Timo Bracht, (?), TJ […]
Everyone knows 2007 Kona champ Macca DNF’d this year with a mechanical on the bike. The question is, did the mechanical really have to end his race? A picture of his front derailleur cable shows that the end is frayed and flattened.
Max Longree, winner of IM Lou 2008 shows fantastic run form at mile 1 in Kona
High heat, high winds, that pretty much summed it up. The big island provided just about the worst conditions it can. As Vinu said post-race, it’s not the course that kills you, it’s the conditions. The only respite the athletes got was mid-run cloud cover – but up until that point it was boiling. Lis’ […]
Two days til race day, and things are heating up. Everyone is here now, the air is charged (and hot and humid). Here are some famous and not so famous folks spotted today:
Spent the morning handing out Fuel Belts and TTBikeFIt stickers at Lava Java, then headed over to the expo. I checked out all the latest bikes, and I’ll be posting pics and comments soon. Til then, some people shots:
Watch this blog for stories, photos and video direct from the Hawaiian Ironman. Lisbeth and my good friends Vinu Malik of Fuel Belt and Pat McCrann of Endurance Nation are racing, and I’ll be in possesion of a press pass so I hope to have some juicy stuff to post. Look for info on pro […]