David Bailey and Carlos Moleda

For three years, from 1998-2000, former Navy SEAL Carlos Moleda and motocross legend David Bailey went head-to-head in Kona in the handcycle division. Moleda had been paralyzed when he was shot in th...

Kaisa Sali

Kaisa Sali had watched the Ironman World Championship on TV in the early 1990s and, at the age of 12, told her dad she wanted to ride the length of the Ironman bike course, 180k, on her tiny pink mou...

Lauren Parker

Aussie Lauren Parker had finished tenth and second in her age group at the Ironman World Championship. In April of this year she was training for Ironman Australia when both bike tires flatted at the...

Liz McTernan

Liz McTernan from the UK was paralyzed in a scuba diving accident on June 19, 2005. She found paracycling seven years ago, became one of the world's best handcyclists, and just punched her ticket to ...

Dick and Rick Hoyt

As a dad, what would you do if doctors told you that your son Rick was a vegetable and that he should be institutionalized? If you’re Dick Hoyt, you ignore the experts and prove everyone wrong. They ...

Lisa Bentley

From our Postcards from Boston Series: Lisa Bentley is in the Canadian Triathlon Hall of Fame, has 11 Ironman titles, and in 2006 was third at the Ironman World Championship. We chatted with Lisa abo...

Ironman Champions at Boston

During our Postcards from Boston interview show, we chatted with a few Ironman Champions, accomplished age-group Ironman athletes, and one of the all-time great Ironman legends: Dick Hoyt. There's a ...

Sarah Reinertsen

Sarah Reinertsen is the first single-above-knee amputee woman to finish the Ironman World Championship, starred on the Amazing Race, and is a huge part of the Ossur/CAF sports clinics that are coming...

Diana Bertsch

Diana Bertsch first came to Kona back in 1990 and, on the last day of her trip, she had her first experience watching the Ironman. She is now an Ironman World Championship finisher and the Vice Presi...

Patrick Lange

In his first-ever Ironman distance event at Ironman Texas, Germany’s Patrick Lange won the race and ran a 2:40 marathon. So how do you follow up a performance like that? Well, you go to Kona for the ...

Fiona Ford

Fiona Ford won her age group at the 2006 ITU World Championship and in 2007 she raced for the first time in Kona. After having success as an age group athlete, she turned pro. But in June of 2012, sh...