Winning in Kona: The Boulder Effect

LEG LUBE: One has to go back six years – to 2006 – to find a year when an IRONMAN World Champion did not train in Boulder, Colorado. In fact, in the five years since Michellie Jones and Normann Stadler were victorious on the lava fields and Ali’i Drive, 80 percent of the female and male world champions have done their prime training in Boulder. As a resident of this lovely county, I couldn’t be prouder :-).

•   2007 – Chris McCormack

•   2008, 2009 and 2011 – Chrissie Wellington and Craig Alexander

•   2010 – Mirinda Carfrae

This year saw an unprecedented number of professional triathletes converge on this tiny community located at 5,430 feet elevation, nestled in the foothills of the Rockies. Besides the “regulars,” such as Rinny (Mirinda Carfrae), Crowie (Craig Alexander), Tim O’Donnell, Jo Lawn, Julie Dibens (coming back from injury), Leon Griffin, Josh Rix, Paul Ambrose, Chris Legh, Greg Bennett and others, this year saw several new faces and many of them use LEG LUBE Performance Shave Gel. We encourage you to give it a try too. Read the whole article at: http://bit.ly/QWYrO5

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