How to Watch the Kona IRONMAN World Championship

It’s officially that bittersweet time of the year: The triathlon season is ramping up to the pinnacle of the season, but also winding down for the cooler months.

For our sport, there is no bigger weekend than the IRONMAN World Championship—with both triathletes and non-triathletes tuning in. The can’t-miss event kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6:35 a.m. for the pro men and 6:40 a.m. for the pro women. If you’re following an athlete from home, note the age-groupers start at 7:05 a.m. (age-group men) and 7:30 a.m. (age-group women).

Unfortunately, while we all can’t be on the Big Island to watch the athletes compete on the world’s biggest stage, there are a few ways to follow the action.

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Michael Nystrom

A California native, Michael Nystrom graduated from the University of Southern California with a master's degree in journalism. He is a 2x IRONMAN and has done countless sprint- and olympic-distance triathlons. Follow Michael on Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.
A California native, Michael Nystrom graduated from the University of Southern California with a master's degree in journalism. He is a 2x IRONMAN and has done countless sprint- and olympic-distance triathlons. Follow Michael on Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

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