LIVE from the 2017 Ironman World Championship

Tune in LIVE from the 2017 Ironman World Championship in Kona.

Long-time Shimano Athlete and Ironman Legend, Craig Alexander, hosted a series of interviews with our athletes ready to take on the big island this Saturday.

Listen in as the three-time Ironman World Champion (2008, 2009, 2011) talks about life as a triathlete and learns more about everyone's unique journey to the big event. 

A big thank you to the Trek Factory Racing Team, Timex Sports, Tim Berkel and Sarah Piampiano for your time. Best of luck on Saturday! #RideShimano

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Trek Factory Racing


In our first of four "Facebook Live" interviews Craig aka "Crowie" chats with the Trek Factory Racing team - made up of Timothy O'Donnell, Linsey Corbin and Tim Reed.  Learn more about the Trek Tri Team at the Trek Race Shop. 

Tim Berkel

This will be Tim Berkels fourth Ironman World Championship in Kona. The Australian Triathlete is looking to improve off his career-best 7th place in 2014.

The Timex Sports Team is made up of professional racers and age groupers. We sat down with 4 of the 15 members racing at this years Ironman Kona and learned more about their journies in triathlon. Applications for the 2018 Timex Multisport Team are now open. Click here to learn more and apply!

In our final #IMKona Interview, we sat down with Sarah Piampiano. Sarah has a unique and interesting story to share, racing in her first triathlon in 2009. Before that, Sarah was an overworked professional in the financial word. Sarah is now one of the top professoinal female triathletes and is someone to keep an eye on this coming Saturday.