2012 Ironman World Championship

Gallery

Ironman World Championship, in pictures

A collection of photos from the 2012 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawai'i.

Ironman World Championship airing on NBC

NBC's recap of the 2012 Ironman World Championship airs Saturday at 4 p.m. ET. The two-hour highlight show will offer an exclusive look at a race that takes the fittest athletes in the world through a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile r

Pete Jacobs and Andy Potts at the Ironman

A great video from ASICS following the overall winner, Peter Jacobs, and top-American finisher Andy Potts at the Ironman World Championship.

Ironman Ali'i Drive Series: Beginning

"The offseason's all about reconnecting with friends, family ... usually we drink a lot." - Mirinda Carfrae

NBC airing Ironman World Championship Saturday

Thanks in part to Lance Armstrong, NBC's coverage of the Ironman World Championship -- set for Saturday at 4 p.m. ET -- is 30 minutes longer and six weeks earlier.

The most difficult day in sports

Timex Sports sent Ryan Hudson to Kona to experience the 2012 Ironman Championship first hand. What he discovered was the most difficult sporting event in the world.

The greatest finish line in sports

Pete Jacobs and Leanda Cave were the winners at the 2012 Ironman Triathlon. But the real story from Saturday in Kona happened during the final hour.

Gallery

Running around in my underwear

The Underpants Run is exactly what you think is -- here are some of the best photos from the annual charity event in Kona, leading up to the Ironman World Championship.

Swimming in Kailua Bay

Thanks to the good people at Timex Sports, I'm spending the week in Kona, providing an one-of-a-kind, behind-the-scenes experience leading up to, and including, the Ironman World Championship. Here's what happened on Day 2.

Yahoo-baseball.v988856f

Hawai'i doesn't have doors

Thanks to the good people at Timex Sports, I'm spending the week in Kona, providing an one-of-a-kind, behind-the-scenes experience leading up to, and including, the Ironman World Championship. Here's what happened on Day 1.

The exclusive 2012 Timex Kona watch. via http://tryathlon.tumblr.com/

Tumblr_mbb1655dm81r5088do1_500

The exclusive 2012 Timex Kona watch.  via http://tryathlon.tumblr.com/

Headed to Hawaii for Ironman World Championship

As something that has been in the works for a bit now, I'm happy to be able to finally say publicly that I am headed to Kona, Hawaii for the Ironman World Championship.

The "Super Bowl" of triathlons

Carfrae called the Ironman World Championship the "Super Bowl" of triathlons. "If you win Kona, the rest of the year doesn't matter," she said.

Ironman Workouts With Chris Lieto: The Bike

This is a great video series -- workouts with triathlete Chris Lieto. Plus, some good training tips and workouts.

'That's the drug. It's that pain.'

"They always grasp onto that moment, that painful moment. That's the whole reason we do it." The world's best triathletes discuss what they define as strength, and where they find it.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.