Ironman World Championship, Awards Night
On had three athletes placed in the top 10 with the pros, and many athletes in On finished on the podium in the age group category. Next to the race course On hat the coolest booth on the spot.
Caroline Steffen, Mary Beth Ellis and Frederik Van Lierde made it into the top 10 with the pros at the Ironman World Championship. Defending champion Frederik Van Lierde even had a good shot at second or even first position, but suffered from painful stitches on his right side and had to walk after 30 km of the marathon. He finally finished on the 8th position. In the women's pro field, both Mary Beth Ellis and Caroline Steffen showed a solid race. Caroline finished as 5th, Mary Beth on 9th position. Besides our pros, many athletes in On finished on the podium in the age group category. At the Awards Night on Sunday, all top ten athletes got honored for their achievements. The conditions at this year's Ironman World Championship were rough: The field was stacked with former Olympians and Ironman Champions, the weather was hot with tough winds. It's everything this race is so revered for. Besides the race course On surprised visitors, athletes and hosts with the coolest booth on the spot. We say Mahalo to all athletes running in Ons. We are very much looking to the World Championship in 2015 with you!