This was the last Ironman Wisconsin race with a Pro field, and Kerry Yndestad captured images from this long day from dusk to dawn.
The view from above shows that American races can bring out spectators too.
Stand Up Paddling in style during the swim section.
Brandon Marsh on his way to T1 after the swim.
The run to T1 is quite long and at this time it is rush hour in Madison.
German native Britta Martin peeled out of her wetsuit late.
They knew German police officer Konstantin Bachor would take charge on the bike and he did indeed.
Team Timex Pro Jackie Arendt had a big smile for our man Kerry Yndestad.
Tamara Kozulina on the way to second place.
The small country road likely does not see this much traffic regularly.
Smart fans had set up tents to have a bit of shade while waiting for family and friends.
It would be 6th place in the Pro field for Jessica Smith.
Brazilian Ariane Monticeli rode well and finished 4th.
There was no finish for Kim Schwabenbauer on this day.
Thomas Gerlach rolls into T2 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Bachor was first out on the run, but it would not last.
Brandon Marsh soon ran him down.
But fastest man on the day was Daniel Bretscher.
Bachor hung on to 4th place.
A big smile from third placed Ashley Clifford.
And a bit of inspiration for us all.