We have seen a lot of athletes make the transition from short distance to 70.3 and Ironman. Craig Alexander, Andy Potts and Mirinda Carfrae come quickly to mind. But not many Ironman distance athletes try to transition back to short course. But if someone was going to try to go from Ironman champion to becoming a 2012 Olympian, the odds would be good that it would be the guy who loves to change perceptions, Mr. Chris McCormack. Macca came on with us live to talk about how he has changed his training in the hopes that he can make the Australian team that will be heading off to London in 2012.
Chris McCormack, the 2010 Ford Ironman World Champion, came in studio for a great one on one chat. His stories on Faris Al Sultan and Normann Stadler after the 2006 Ironman are epic!
Chris McCormack came in studio after taking fourth in the 2009 race. Being off the pace in the swim forced him to play catch up all day long.
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Chris McCormack of Australia tried for a number of years to win the Ironman and each time he came up short. Then, in 2007, he finally won the biggest race of his amazing career. Macca came on with us a week after his victory while the memory was still fresh.
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Why does Chris McCormack look at his second place finish in 2006 and his fourth place in 2009 as his two best races in Kona? What will it take for Normann Stadler to be a factor again? How can Macca beat two-time Ironman champion Craig Alexander? These are just a few of the topics touched upon in this really fun conversation with the 2007 champion.
2007 Ford Ironman Champion Chris McCormack came in studio with us to talk about Ironman 2009.
Chris McCormack has dreamed of winning the Ironman for twenty years. He dropped out in Kona twice, walked the marathon once and then finished sixth and second before FINALLY winning the Super Bowl of Triathlon on Saturday October 13, 2007. Listen in as Macca goes through the biggest day of his life!