Ironman Melbourne 2014: Where Are the Women?

Mary Beth Ellis Ironman Asia Pacific Championships 2014

The Ironman Asia Pacific Championship race was held this past Sunday in Melbourne and as is always the case in an Ironman event, it was a show to remember.  Ten professional women entered the race, among them some promising new faces who may very well be future world champions. At around 3pm, I was sitting

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Ironman Triathlon: The Call of the Mdot


  February 19th, 2014: We just arrived in Melbourne a few days ago and preparations for Ironman on March 23rd are obviously underway.  The gorgeous stretch of road that hugs the coastline from Frankston Pier (scene of the swim) to St Kilda beach (the finish line) is packed with athletes, many of them sporting Mdot tattos, compression socks, and most noticeably, that

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