KAILUA-KONA — Five minutes ahead of his closest competitor, Sebastian Kienle earned the luxury of walking across the finish line for his first win at the Ironman World Championship Saturday.
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There’s no parallel in the world of sports to the final few hours at the finish line of the Ironman World Championship on Alii Drive.
Editor’s note: This is an essay by two-time Ironman World Champion Scott Tinley in 1999, reflecting on an Ironman career.
A new Mele Mural was unveiled Friday in celebration of the Ironman World Championship.
Professional triathlete Bree Wee was the first Big Island representative across the finish line, and Keish Doi followed as the top Hawaii Island amateur at the Ironman World Championship on Saturday.
The 2014 Ironman World Championship is underway in Kailua-Kona.
The photo of Bree Wee crossing the finish line of Ironman Canada says more than words ever can.
Dave Scott isn’t fond of the “legend” label that usually precedes his name during introductions, but few other words could describe his contributions to the sport of triathlon.
At a press conference Thursday, Ironman CEO Andrew Messick addressed the “State of Ironman.” Messick talked about this year’s race, the continued global growth Ironman has seen and what the future holds.
On Saturday, Lisa Hallett of DuPont, Wash., will stare down her fears, plunge into Kailua-Kona Bay and begin the 2.4-mile swim that kicks off the grueling Ironman Triathlon on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Two astronauts, an 84-year-old nun, a racecar driver and an Olympic gold medalist speed skater all show up for a race …
While the Ironman race series has grown to more than 100 events spanning six continents and more than two dozen countries, the most prestigious title is still found in Kona.
Seven years off from the 140.6-mile distance has got Sal Salmi excited to compete in what will be his 10th Ironman race on Saturday. Salmi, who turned 60 last week, looks to be the epitome of health — a lean and strong endurance machine ready to tackle anything that comes his way.
The Ironman World Championship is a celebration of human accomplishment and the competitive spirit. It’s also a time for road closures, gridlock, and — without the proper measure of aloha — driver frustration.
It seems bicyclists are getting unwelcomed company in the new bike lanes on Kuakini Highway.