What is IRONMAN? It is unique combination of a race, a person and a state of mind. This comprehensive and beautifully-illustrated book explores every aspect of the famous triathlon competition, from its history and legendary competitors to its now international major events. Explore what it takes to be an IRONMAN with practical advice on how to prepare and succeed at such a demanding yet revered challenge.
Written by acclaimed IRONMAN expert Bob Babbitt to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the IRONMAN race, this book captures the struggle, spirit and excitement of this globally respected sporting event.
"Swim 2.4 miles. Bike 112 miles. Run 26.2 miles. Brag for the rest of your life!"
Bob Babbitt has been to every IRONMAN Triathlon World Championship since 1980. He has finished the event six times and is regarded as the world's leading Ironman expert and he was inducted into the IRONMAN Hall of Fame. As an author, he has written a number of Ironman books, including 30 Years of IRONMAN.