2013 ST Kona gathering

The annual Kona Slowtwitch gathering at the Cytomax / Muscle Milk house powered by blueseventy attracted hundreds of Slowtwitchers from all over the globe to talk story, imbibe refreshments and enjoy a lovely Pacific sunset.

Plus of course it helped too to get great raffle prizes from several industry friends.

Here is what was given away at the 2013 Kona Slowtwitch Gathering Raffle

Boardman Bikes - 1 frame set winners choice: AiR/TT, AiR or SLR
Quarq - Riken powermeter
blueseventy - Helix 2014 wetsuit
blueseventy - Cold weather kits x 5
Monster Cable - iSport Victory headset X 4
TRX - suspension trainer system
Zoot Sports - 1 pair shoes / winners choice X 2
Hoka - 1 pair shoes / winners choice x 2
XLab - Torpedo System 400
Spy Optic - Screw glasses
Spy Optic - Daft glasses
TrainingPeaks - Premium 12-month subscription x 2
CycleOps - Fluid2 trainer
PowerTap - G3 alloy wheel set
Specialized - Evade aero helmet
Specialized - #Aeroiseverything Women’s Tri Suit and compression socks

Thanks also to Kona Brewing for the great kegs of beer, and we like to say thank you to all the slowtwitchers and industry folks who showed up and made the event a success.

Biggest thanks though goes to Cytomax / Muscle Milk for again hosting this event and offering some great door prizes to the first 50 folks.

All photographs © Timothy Carlson / slowtwitch

The whole Slowtwitch gang surrounding the pool at the raffle drawing

Everybody seemed to have a very good time.

Guy Crawford - Captain Awesome.

Talking story.

At a Muscle Milk table.

Chrissie Wellington enjoys a visit with some fans.

Two conversations.

Training Peaks coach AJ Johnson with Mark Cote (MITAerobike) of Specialized.

Balazs Csoke of Hungary

The slowtwitch gathering is a great opportunity to meet folks and have a casual chat.

Three amigos.

Two very fit gentlemen.

The seawall is very popular as it allows folks to get off their feet.

Enjoying a Hawaiian sunset.

Candice Turner of XLab and friend.

Photographer / entrepreneur Eric Wynn with his girlfriend and Kevin Wattles of Monster Cable.

Top age grouper Robert Plant (right) and friend.

Two kids enjoyed the pool, but usually the pool is empty during the gathering.

A mom and her son at sunset.

A Slowtwitch Kona party raffle winner.