Kona age group race,

Ironman World Champs.

 

 

 

 

 

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Photos by Grant Baird/ TriathlonShots

 

 

 

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2010 Age Group race photos here

 

 

 

Speed suits over the tri suits look all the rage for this wetsuit free swim.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Triathletes moments before the start canon going.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you see yourself there?

Well you have to be pretty good to qualify.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch out for the officials on the boards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A closer look at the front of the field.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A 'sea' of bikes to chose from.

Remembering where your bike is saves time !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These lead cyclists absolutely fly early on.

Above photo is in the first few miles of the ride.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above photo is also in the first few miles of the ride.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above photo is in the first few miles of the ride.

Alot of jockeying for position early on.

Drafting was not apparent as they got out on the motorway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plenty of great support at the aid stations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age group athletes just after the turn to Hawi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Same angle as the above photo but taken with a fisheye lens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christian Mueller was the fastest age group athlete with a time of 9hrs 01mins 32secs.

He was in the 35-39 age group.

The above 'not so sharp' image will have to do as it is the only one I have of him.

 

 

Max Renko was 3rd fastest age group athlete overall with a time of 9hrs 5mins.

He was in the 18-23 age group so still has many years to go faster again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking fit.

Looking good.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disabled athlete category showing good form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great form early in the run.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lava Java is not the place to be today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plenty of sponges to keep cool.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Lieto walked some aid stations so you can also.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next images are all taken near the finish line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age Groupers 'youtube' video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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