Kona age group 2011,

Ironman World Champs.

 

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Photos by Satoshi Takasaki

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed suits over the tri suits.

 

 

 

 

Blast off !!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking pumped up.

 

 

 

 

 

3rd fastest age group swimer overall in 53min 5sec (1638 Brett Carter).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking a bit bunched up above and below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Always great seeing these guys in action and getting to the finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great support always helps to ease the discomfort.

 

 

 

 

 

Long straight roads with nice easy rolling hills.

 

 

 

 

 

Damien Favre-Felix, 39 years old from France.

Fastest age group cyclist in 4hr 30min 13sec

 

 

The next fastest age group male cyclists were as follows :

 

     2nd 4:35:17 1025 Andrea Zamboni          SWI

    3rd 4:35:26 1197 Markus Ganser             GER

    4th 4:38:13 1754 Kai Lueddecke              GER

    5th 4:38:27 1337 Sam Gyde                  BEL

 

 

 

The 5 fastest age group female cyclists were as follows :

 

1st 4:58:41 jjjjjjjjjj Beate Goertz            GER

2nd 5:05:40 jjjjjjjjjj Mareen Hufe           GER

    3rd 5:07:31 jjjjjjjjjj  Michaela Rudolf          AUT

    4th 5:09:40 jjjjjjjjjj  Shannon Donley           USA

    5th 5:10:50 jjjjjjjjjj  Hilary Wicks   jjjjjjjjjj   NZL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheila Croft (above) run 3hr 6min 25sec which was the fastest womens age grouper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott was the first double amputee to complete Kona, and he acheived that a few years ago.

Just happened to be seated beside him on the plane to Kona in 2009 and he is a great guy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nice sunset to finish the run. and a beautiful day by the looks.

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Age Group race photos here

2009 Age Group race photos here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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