Lots of fun today at the pro press conference.
Peter Jacobs even took the mike and asked Andy Potts a question.
Peter Jacobs throws a hardball at Andy Potts.
Andy Potts describes racing at Ironman Lake Placid.
Sarah Piampiano talks about why she is racing at Lake Placid.
Jacqui Gordon talks about how racing Ironman Lake Placid for the fifth time could work to her advantage.
"The Rock" - commemorating the five year extension of Ironman Lake Placid.
Ironman Lake Placid Rock Dedication at Mirror Lake on Friday afternoon... details on Ironman.com
Welcome dinner, #IMLP
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The friendly volunteers getting the sweet Ironman Lake Placid swag bags ready.
Picturesque Mirror Lake. Site of one of the most spectacular swim starts that you will ever see. It won't be this calm on race morning.
Getting in some final strokes before race day.
Participants of the CEO Challenge hanging out at Mirror Lake.
The ever popular Ironkids race that takes place along Mirror Lake.
Andy Potts out to support the Ironkids.
Some of our featured Ironman Foundation Athletes sharing their stories at the Expo Stage.
Thought Spot - a popular stop in the Expo for family and friends to leave messages for their favorite athlete.
Everyone's Goal for Sunday.
The Ironman Store. Always the busiest spot at the Expo.
The Welcome Dinner.
Most of the images are courtesy of the awesome photographers at Finisher Pix.
Mike Reilly, the voice of IRONMAN, kicks off the festivities at the Welcome Dinner.
The singing of the National Anthem.
Craig Randall, Mayor of Lake Placid, welcomes that athletes.
Town of North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi, delivers yet another one of his memorable and entertaining welcome speeches. Who else can find a way to connect Ironman racing with the Hunger Games and Fifty Shades of Grey?
IRONMAN Foundation athlete, Sarah Coulam. She is raising money for the Children's Tumor Foundation.
The Lake Placid Fire Department receives a cheque from the IRONMAN Foundation. Just one of the many local organizations to receive such support.
Our signed IRONMAN Lake Placid poster auction winner, Donald Schmidt. He is bib #2656, and his winning bid was $2656.
Mike Reilly interviews the youngest and oldest competitors.
The post-Welcome Dinner Ski Jump Exhibition, just across the street from the Horse Show Grounds. Site of the Welcome Dinner, and the Awards Banquet on Monday.
Good Morning from the 14th IRONMAN Lake Placid.