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Panoramic view of Kailua Bay from Dig Me Beach
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Twenty years after her famous finish line crawl off with Sian Welch, Wendy Ingraham and daughter Skylar walk to Kona plane at San Francisco International.
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Wendy Ingraham’s foe in the 1997 crawl off, Sian Welch, has returned to Kona to compete as an age grouper – with daughters Annie May and Emma Rose.
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Julie Moss, who is racing Kona once again, with Sian Welch – fast friends and two of Kona’s legendary finish line crawlers.
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Getting a little help before a Monday swim.
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Stretching before a swim workout in legendary Kailua Bay.
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Swimmer with Che Guevara visage tattooed over his heart.
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Andreas Torres and friend.
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Bart Aernouts, 2017 Ironman Lanzarote champion, says “Anything can happen” in Kona.
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Bon vivant Davide Giardini of Italy is scouting a future appointment in Kona.
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Holly Lawrence, 2016 Ironman 70.3 champion, says she is not ready for Kona – but it’s in her plans. “I think everything ends up here. Everything in long distance racing ultimately is about Kona. It is that little thing inside you. ‘Oh, could I do well there?’”
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Lauren Goss has a passel of 70.3 wins. But she says “No way” when asked if she wants to try an Ironman.
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Tri journalist extraordinaire Kevin McKinnon had a few words with New Zealand star Terenzo Bozzone.
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U.S. star Sarah Piampiano prepares for a swim in Kailua Bay.
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Braden Currie is no longer simply an XTERRA specialist – he won Ironman New Zealand in March.
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Looking for a ritual coffee at Kona landmark Lava Java, I was shocked to see the front boarded up and covered with ads for Bike Works.
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The enlarged, luxurious upgraded new digs of Lava Java – just a few yards south of the old address on Alii Drive.
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Lava Java owner Jeff Fischer says he left the old location because the rent was hiked up and the new leaseholders were eager to upgrade a former art gallery and jewelry store.
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Rachel Joyce and husband Brett attended a sumptuous feast at the ON Running party.
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Vivacious raconteur Tim Don makes a point at the ON Running fest