TriNews: Iron Trivia, Records at Roth, July Cutoff Kona Qualifiers, and More

August 3, 2016


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We’re joined by Ironman statistician Thorsten Radde, of, for another installment of TriNews. It’s a pivotal point in the season with the first round of Kona Qualifiers announced based on the current KPR rankings. Who’s going to the Ironman World Championships this year?! We discuss that and much more:

  • Ironman Frankfurt and the hypothermia situation
  • Iron Trivia! Play along as Thorsten challenges Tawnee with these questions:
    • Fastest IM times of 2016 on bike, run and overall
    • IM winning streaks (lots of wins at one race or wins year by year on different courses)
    • Home wins
    • Unbeaten Kona rookies
  • Challenge Roth, another record-breaking day
  • Daniela Ryf’s back to back weekends of racing
    • Discussing Daniela’s bike strength (4:31 at Roth) vs. Rinny’s run strength (2:49 at IM Austria), and the great battle it will be in Hawaii this year
  • KPR July cutoff news
  • Who’s in for Kona so far (40 males, 28 women, plus AQs), who’s on the cusp, who’s out
  • We discuss the guys and gals who will be toeing the line in Kona this year
  • Plus more insight, Thorsten’s analysis, and stats


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