Video: Sebastian Kienle’s Kona Comeback

  • By Steve Godwin
  • Published Oct 17, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:39 PM UTC

2012 70.3 world champion Sebastian Kienle looked to be in the ideal position on the bike (leading the race with Belgium’s Marino Vanhoenacker) when he got a flat tire and spent a few minutes on the side of the road. By the time he re-mounted his bike Vanhoenacker and most of the main group were well ahead on the road. Despite that fact, Kienle got off the bike in seventh and ran his way to fourth. We chatted with Kienle after the race about the flat tire and what he learned from his rookie Kona performance.

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Steve Godwin

Steve Godwin's Senior Video Producer Steve Godwin fits his training in by chasing elite triathletes around while carrying a camera. With over 15 years in TV, film and video, his specialty is creating original content in the running, triathlon and cycling space. Steve is an Ironman finisher and is looking forward to running his first NYC Marathon in 2015. Follow Steve on Instagram and Twitter @sgodwinfilms.