|(Defending champions Mirinda Carfrae and Frederick Van Lierde have their work cut out for them)|
Saturday, October 11, 2014
2014 Ironman World Championships in Kona Streaming Live Right Now (9am PST Sat)
If you're looking for some excitement this morning, be sure to check out the live stream of the 2014 Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, going on right now. Over 2,100 athletes are already in the water and going for it, and the Pro men are just getting out of the water to hit the Queen K bike course.
The Pro races are really exciting this year. Can defending champion Frederick Van Lierde hold off a hungry Sebastian Kienle looking for redemption? Will gold medalist Jan Frodeno, thought by many to be the first rookie with a shot at winning, build on his three 70.3 wins this year? Will Paul Matthews, who has never run slower than an 8:06, beat his coach, the 3-time champ Craig Alexander who is back in form? Could Javier Gomez pull off the impossible and add a Kona win to his ITU World Championship and 70.3 World Championship this year? Oh yeah, there are 15 others capable of a podium finish...wow.
Defending Women's champion and course record holder Mirinda Carfrae is faster than ever and looking for her 3rd Kona win, but already has super-cyclists Rachel Joyce, Caroline Steffen, Liz Blatchford on her tail, and 70.3 champion Daniela Ryf and Canadian Heather Wurtele ready to crush the run. It's going to be great!