Marcus Cook was a jelly donut or twelve shy of 500 pounds-yep 500 pounds- and completed an Ironman less than two years later. Does our sport change lives for the better every single day? Marcus Cook is a living, breathing, racing Kona example!!
Andreas Dreitz from Germany has been dreaming about racing here in Kona for years and is finally getting his first opportunity. He has had a solid season highlighted by a second place at Challenge Roth, which was basically a hometown race for him.
In 2012, Leanda Cave became the first woman to win both the Ironman 70.3 World Championship and the Ironman World Championship in the same year. Leanda decided to hang up her professional racing shoes this year, so she joins us this year on Breakfast with Bob as a race spectator.