Brian Boyle reached celebrity status when he completed the 2007 Ironman World Championship race in Kona, Hawaii. Boyle, who was featured on the NBC broadcast of that year’s Hawaii Ironman, overcame devastating injuries he suffered in a 2004 car accident to compete in the event. Three years later, Boyle finished his third Ironman race at last weekend’s Ironman Florida event. He finished the race in a time of 10:14.
On Nov. 6, athlete and miracle survivor, Brian Boyle competed in the Ironman Florida; his third full Ironman in his short athletic career and achieved a personal best reducing his overall time by 40 minutes.
“I really enjoyed this race a lot and I loved the course. Ironman Florida is typically one of the most competitive age-group races of the year. The swim takes place in the Gulf of Mexico. The water is warm enough for a comfortable swim, but cool enough to allow wetsuits. The bike course is flat and fast. The run passes through one of America’s most popular state parks, and just as it is on the bike, the run course is also flat, and, in theory, fast,” said Boyle.