8:26:20 – The Norwegian Ironman record. After trying and failing to beat that time more times than I remember I knew Ironman Texas was occasion to do it. The times last year was crazy fast, even if you add the extra 5km on the bike, which was missing. Matt Hanson did 7:39 and 11 guys … Fortsett å lese Race report – Ironman Texas 2019
Why Ironman Texas? I wanted to do an early season Ironman with the possibility to take the Norwegian Ironman record and with plenty of time to recover and build up to Norseman afterwards. Ironman Texas was crazy fast last year, due to a bike course which was 5 km too short because of safety reasons. … Fortsett å lese Ready for Ironman Texas
18 februar 1978 stod 14 menn og 1 kvinne på startstrekken til «Hawaiian Iron Man Triathlon» i Honolulu. 3,8 km svømming, 180 km sykling og 42 km løping. Senere flyttet konkurransen til Kailua-Kona, men distansen og «hardheten» har vært den samme. Ved økende popularitet har behovet for flere konkurranser meldt seg og blitt spredt ut … Fortsett å lese Ironman Texas – kjempens fall?