Glenn Hartrick was paralyzed four years ago when a car made an illegal u-turn in front of him while he was out cycling. Glenn was an Ironman before his injury, came back to complete Ironman Florida and is now racing for the very first time in Kona.
Brent McMahon was forced to drop out in 2017 after getting stung by a jellyfish during the race. He has gone under eight hours five times, won Ironman Canada this year, and has the swim, bike, and run talent to win this race. Will this be the year?
Timothy had his best race yet in Kona on Saturday. He led for a big chunk of the day, and ended up in second place, joining the elite sub-eight hour group in Kona. How does it feel for the American to finish in 2nd at the sport’s most important race?