Tag: Ironman Hawaii
Frederik Van Lierde is coached by two-time Ironman World Champion Luc Van Lierde. After taking third last year in Kona, and shattering his own course record for his third straight win at Ironman France this summer, Frederik seems poised and ready to move up two spots on October 12th.
The father and son team of Dick and Rick Hoyt have completed over 1,100 races together including 70 marathons, 247 triathlons and six Iron distance triathlons since their first five mile run back in 1977. The real story of Team Hoyt, however, goes far beyond the races they have completed. It’s all about the attitudes they have changed and the lives they have impacted for the better.
Billy Kenoi is the Mayor of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. He watched the Ironman for the first time four years ago and was immediately hooked. In the past year he has lost 30 pounds and completed both an Olympic distance event and a 70.3 race. He came on to chat about the impact of the Ironman World Championship on his island and how much he is loving his new lifestyle.