Half-Ironman Triathlon

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

May 27th, 2001


Visiting the Volcano

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The Triathlon

5:30am preparations

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The Swim- 1.2 miles

On the way out...

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...and back in to shore...

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But wait! One straggler trying to find land!

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He's close,

But let's send some guidance just in case he starts heading out to sea again...

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Here he comes! He's made it!

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...And he was worried about finding his bike!!!

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On to 56 miles of Biking through the lava fields...

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...and then the 13-mile Run starting in the 'Pit'...

...and finally some 7 hours and 52 minutes later...

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Wrong way! Wrong way!

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Now that's better! Now wasn't that easy?

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Anyone want to go hiking?

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For some more interesting Hawaii photos (i.e., volcanoes, mountains), click here.

To see some actual biking and running photos on the race site see: