Lake Zell1 of 26
Beautiful Lake Zell, where the swim course took place.
Zell am See2 of 26
A charming cobblestone street through downtown Zell am See. The barricades are up on the run course, which weaves through the city.
The Views3 of 26
Stunning views all around.
Press Conference4 of 26
The professional women talk at the pre-race press conference.
More Views5 of 26
More stunning views at high vantage point.
The Walk6 of 26
The pro men heading to the swim start.
The Walk7 of 26
The pro women heading to the swim start.
Sebastian Kienle8 of 26
Reigning IRONMAN World Champion Sebastian Kienle all smiles at the swim start. He'll be defending his full-distance title this October in Kona.
The Start9 of 26
The calm before the storm. The pro men's field waiting for the gun.
Ready.. Set..10 of 26
The pro women's field ready in the water.
They're Off!11 of 26
The pro women's field taking off. The first hundred meters is important to secure good swim placement.
Tough Day for Americans12 of 26
American Meredith Kessler on the bike. A mechanical problem on her bike forced her to ride most of the course in the big chainring. She would DNF and receive an IV after 12 km into the run.
Hills on Hils13 of 26
A hilly course means technical high-speed descents.
Javier Gomez Noya14 of 26
Javier Gomez Noya on the bike. He's straight from a WTS Stockholm win, but he has struggled with illness and felt flat leading up to the race.
Frodo15 of 26
Jan Frodeno (back) running his way to the top of the podium.
Mr. World Champ16 of 26
Kienle throwing down an impressive run.
Men's Champion17 of 26
Jan Frodeno crossing the line as the 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 Men's World Champion.
Sportsmen18 of 26
Runner-up Sebastian Kienle congratulating Jan Frodeno. Many viewed this race as a rematch between Kienle and Frodeno after last year's battle in Kona.
Men's Podium19 of 26
Men's podium: Javier Gomez Noya (3), Sebastian Kienle (2) and Jan Frodeno (1).
Party Time20 of 26
Another post-beer celebration podium shot.
Women's Champion21 of 26
Daniela Ryf defends her title as the 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 Women's World Champion.
110 Percent22 of 26
Canadian Heather Wurtele being carried off after her impressive second -place finish.
Women's Podium23 of 26
All smiles on the women's podium: Anja Beranek (3), Heather Wurtele (2) and Daniela Ryf (1).
Raining Beer24 of 26
Beer showers are the most appropriate post-race celebration in Austria.
The Champ25 of 26
Post-race interview with the women's 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion.