Slideshow: Mirinda Carfrae
On the Bike1 of 5
During peak training, Carfrae spends about 20 hours on the bike each week, logging close to 370 miles.
Photo by Nils Nilsen, EnduraPix.com
In Transition2 of 5
Carfrae in transition at the 2011 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.
Photo by Tony Svensson, EnduraPix.com
On the Run3 of 5
Whatever it is that Carfrae thinks she lacks in the water, she makes up for on the run, often logging the fastest female run splits on the Kona race course.
Photo by Eric Bakke, EnduraPix.com
Finish Line4 of 5
In 2011, Carfrae ran a 2:52:09 marathon to take second place at the Ironman World Championship. Her total time was under nine hours at 8:57:57.
Photo by Michael Rauschendorfer, EnduraPix.com