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A Reed’s Eye View of the Busselton Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

Tim Reed has been lucky enough to race many races in Australia and around the world and he is officially going on the record to say that Busselton 70.3 is the most professionally run and competitor focused triathlon currently in Australia. Triathlon Western Australia and the race directors recognise the value that can be gained from ensuring a strong professional field not only for the race but as a general presence in the days leading into the race.

Courtney Ogden wins Ironman WA – Western Australia Triathlon 2010 – Results – Photos – Reports

Courtney Ogden wins the 2010 Ironman WA ahead of a class field. Pete Jacobs and Luke Bell were the favourites going in to the race with Matty White also seen as a possible winner. Jacobs was in the hunt until about the 100km mark on the bike. Luke Bell then took off to open up a gap and Pete fell off the pace. Matty White stayed constant but ended up almost 5 ½ minutes behind Courtney’s bike split.

22 Ironman Triathlons in One Year

Ironman Western Australia will be the stage for the penultimate leg of a year-long, world record-breaking journey by one extraordinary Czechoslovakian. Busselton will be Miroslav Vrastil’s 22nd and final Ironman for 2010. If he finishes, the 59-year-old father-of-five will break the world record for the most Ironmans completed in one year. He will have raced over almost 5000 kilometres in 12 months.

The Five Big Questions of SunSmart Ironman Western Australia

There are many things to look forward to at the new-look SunSmart Ironman Western Australia, not least seeing each and every competitor achieve their individual Ironman goals. But as always there are certain members of the field with their eyes on different targets…