June 21, 2017
This Friday (6/23/2017) from 6:30pm until 7:45pm at the Porter's Auditorium- World Class Ironman Athletes Mirinda Carfrae and Timothy O'Donnell will speak with members of the Age Group Premier, Senior Prep, Senior and Senior Premier Training Groups.
ALL parents from ALL the training groups are welcome and Katie will place a sign-up sheet tomorrow.
Mirinda Carfrae is an Australian professional triathlete and an Ironman Triathlon world champion. Carfrae has achieved podium positions in six of her seven attempts at the Ironman World Championships: 1st-place finishes (2010, 2013, 2014), three 2nd-place finishes (2009, 2011, 2016) and a 3rd place (2012). She also won the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship.
Timothy O'Donnell is an American long-distance triathlete. He is the winner of the 2009 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships, and third placed athlete in the 2015 Ironman World Championship. Last week he captured the 2017 IRONMAN Boulder title with new course records in the swim, bike and run!!!
O'Donnell was originally a swimmer who began competing in triathlon on the advice of his brother while at the United States Naval Academy. In 2013, O'Donnell won Ironman Brazil with a time 8:01:32. He was 5th at the 2013 Ironman World Championship and was the first American to cross the line. In 2014 O'Donnell announced that he had begun working with Mark Allen in preparation for the 2014 Ironman World Championship. He finished third in the 2015 Ironman World Championship.