A Picture says a thousand words at the IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro

Sharman Parr of New Zealand - Kona 2015

Kailua Kona, Hawai`i – October 10, 2015: Athletes compete in the 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim during the IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10th 2015, Kailua Kona, Hawaii. (Photo by Delly Carr/IRONMAN) IRONMAN Triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run. IRONMAN is considered one of the most difficult endurance events in the world.

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IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro Media Team Ellie Seifert, Dan Berglund, Erika Wigley, Daniel Hoy, Stefan Jaeger

Photo by Delly Carr/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]thletes compete in the 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride during the IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10th 2015, Kailua Kona, Hawaii. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Lava Fields - Kona 2015

Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]ventual world champion Daniela Ryf of Switzerland on the run course during the IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10th 2015, Kailua Kona, Hawaii. (Photo by Jason Rappaport/IRONMAN).

Daniela Ryf Alii Dv - Kona 2015

Daniela Ryf – Photo by Jason Rappaport/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]an Frodeno of Germany takes in his victory at the IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10th 2015, Kailua Kona, Hawaii. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Jan Frodeno - Kona 2015

Jan Frodeno – Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]7[/dropcap]3-year old Merrill Schwartz celebrates as he finishes the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10, Kailua Kona, Hawai`i. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

73-year old Merrill Schwartz - Kona 2015

73 year old Merril Schwartz – Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tar actor of blockbuster films “The Goonies,” “Rudy” and “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, Sean Astin completes the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10, Kailua Kona, Hawai`i. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Sean Astin - Kona 2015

Sean Astin – Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

“Bold and the Beautiful” Emmy award-winning actress and Women For Tri board member, Katherine Kelly Lang, completes the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10, Kailua Kona, Hawai`i. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Katherine Kelly Lang - Kona 2015

Katherine Kelly Lang – Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]eart transplant recipient and cancer survivor, Derek Fitzgerald, completes the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10, Kailua Kona, Hawai`i. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Derek Fitzgerald heart transplant - Kona 2015

Derek Fitzgerald – Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]thlete runs towards iconic finish on Ali’i Drive of the 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run during the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10, Kailua Kona, Hawai`i. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Kona 2015 Athlete running down shute

 

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he final finisher, Sharman Parr of New Zealand, crosses the line before the cut-off time at the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10, Kailua Kona, Hawai`i. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Sharman Parr of New Zealand - Kona 2015

Sharman Parr of New Zealand – Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

[dropcap]8[/dropcap]2-year old Hiromu Inada collapses from exhaustion feet short of the finish line as he attempts to complete the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro on October 10, Kailua Kona, Hawai`i. He missed the cutoff by 6 seconds. (Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN)

Hiromu Inada Kona 2015

Hiromu Inada – Photo by Nils Nilsen/IRONMAN

 

 

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