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KONA COUNTDOWN: Secret-Free...

alexBy Darin S. Wieneke

Who will be the fastest Minnesotan at the Ironman World Championships this weekend? There are a number of great triathletes (i.e. Dan Arlandson) that could vie for this distinction, but I am going to make a bold prediction that Alex Hooke (photo L) will be that person. Alex, a biomechanical engineer at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, is super fast and appears to have put in the training to have an outstanding day at Kona. He will also have a great support crew with him, including his wife and about every other Hooke (see below) in Minnesota.

Q & A with Alex Hooke

MTN: Where did you qualify for the Ironman World Championships in Kona?

Alex: I qualified at last year's IM Wisconsin....

KONA COUNTDOWN: Fast Foodie...

cathy leeBy Darin Wieneke

Welcome to the most exciting and anticipated week of the year for triathlon! It is Ironman World Championship week! On Saturday, 1,800 of the best triathletes from around the world will swim in the bay of Kailua-Kona, bike across the Hawaiian lava desert to Hawi and back, and then run along the coast; ultimately finishing along the famous Ali

Let The Arguing Begin...

imAs Zippy the Gibbon (MTN

A Prickly Tickly Tummy Weekend...

ironmanbousus open

Ever get tickly pricklies in your tummy when you're waiting for something that can't get here fast enough?

Us neither.

We lied. Actually, our digestive organs are totally spazzed with anticipation over next weekend's racing schedule (pronounced Britishly: "Shed-Yew-El")...

Royal's River Triathlon Stuff...

wmThe tri season in Minnesota is NOT over, as we believed until Steve Halsey set us straight. Thanks, Steve!

We feel like morons!

So, if you're looking for one more multi, check out the Royal's River Triathlon next Saturday (Oct. 9) in Watertown. Yes, the swim will be in a pool. To learn more, visit the event's WEBSITE.

WAIT! THERE'S MORE. We just received this Press Releaselette:...

YWCA Women's Tri Stuff...

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