What better place to rack up the Instagram likes than the most fascinating spectacle in all of sports? Here's a recap of the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship in 13 awesome posts.
Mirinda Carfrae Sets the Stage1 of 14
The legendary Mirinda Carfrae captures the essence of Kona on the eve of the race.
Laurel Wassner Focuses on Encouragement2 of 14
Writing down encouraging messages helps push Laurel Wassner to race day.
Ok, Radar!3 of 14
Oakley made a splash with its new product line—including the Radar Pace smart eyewear.
The Undie Run4 of 14
Keeping with tradition, the Kona Underpants Run was a blast for all who participated.
The Voice5 of 14
Mike Reilly was there before we started and—of course—there when we finished.
2,300 Athletes6 of 14
This phenomenal aerial shot captures the beginning of the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship.
#TeamAgar7 of 14
Father-son duo Jeff and John Agar were an inspiration for all to see.
Green Honu Supports the Athletes8 of 14
Nothing like a little Turtle Power to get the athletes moving.
BAM Brothers Finish Together9 of 14
The U.S. Air Force was represented well by Team BAM, who crossed the finish line together.
The Top American10 of 14
American Heather Jackson took third place behind Carfrae and Daniela Ryf—the best American finish in a decade.
The Blind IRONMAN11 of 14
Army Veteran Michael Somsan was nothing short of spectacular en route to becoming the first blind IRONMAN.
Frodeno Dominates12 of 14
Jan Frodeno led an all-German trio to the podium with a dominant performance.
Ryf Sets Course Record13 of 14
Daniela Ryf stole the show with a course record time of just over 8:46—a mark that may never be broken.