The Pros You Won’t See In Kona

  • By Bethany Mavis
  • Published Jul 27, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:38 PM UTC
Photo: Kurt Hoy

Andi Boecherer

German Andi Boecherer finished eighth at the Hawaii Ironman last year, but he has yet to validate his Kona slot. “I am having a tough season; I am still working on a shin injury that keeps me from running,” Boecherer told “But it is healing quite well.” He hopes to be ready to race the Ironman 70.3 European Championship in Weisbaden, and then the Ironman Sweden in Kalmar in August. “If I should make it to the starting line healthy, Kona qualification is still in reach,” he says.

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Bethany Mavis

Bethany Mavis

Bethany Mavis is the managing editor of Triathlete magazine. She's a mom, rec soccer player, multiple half-marathon finisher and is learning daily how to become a better triathlete.

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