American Tim O’Donnell will be racing this weekend in attempt put the disappointment of a DNF at the Ironman world championships behind him with a strong finish tomorrow in Arizona.
Jordan Rapp comes into Ironman Arizona fresh, healthy and shooting to capture his second Ironman title of the year. The American won Ironman Canada this summer and recently claimed the title win at the ITU Long Distance World Championships.
Spain’s Eneko Llanos, the winner of the inaugural Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas earlier this year, will be hoping to duplicate the feat here in Tempe.
Austria’s Michael Weiss’s Xterra world championships win tempered his sting from his DNF at the Ironman world championships.
Cave has been on a tear of late with her third place finish in Kona, win at Rohto Ironman 70.3 Miami and second place finish at the long distance world championships.
Williamson had a pair of Ironman 70.3 wins and recorded an outstanding 9:07 finish time on her way to her second place finish at Ironman Texas.
USA's Linsey Corbin suffered a hamstring injury that prevented her from racing for a good portion of the season. The Montana native is hoping end her season with a solid performance tomorrow here in Arizona.
One of the women’s race favorites, Doctor Amanda Stevens at the swim practice Saturday morning. Photo: Randy Stadler
Meredith Kessler’s podium finishes at Ironman Canada and Wisconsin and at the ITU Long Distance World Championships, salvaged the American’s season that was earlier marred with DNF’s at St George and Coeur d’Alene.
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