Chrissie Wellington: a three-time Kona champ, undefeated at the iron-distance, and Ironman and Kona world record holder.

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  • Published May 31, 2011
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A latecomer to triathlon, Wellington won the 2006 ITU Age Group World Championships, turned pro in early 2007 and shocked the multisport world when she biked and ran away her way to victory in her first outing on the Big Island. To this day she remains unbeaten over the iron-distance. (Photo by Rich Cruse.)

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