2011 Ironman World Championship

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Oct 8, 2013
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Alexander posted the fastest Ironman World Championship time in 2011. Photo: Nils Nilsen

“It all started with a dream many years ago. To be honest, the performance is the kind you dream of and it’s the motivation that gets you out the door to train,” Alexander said after breaking the Ironman world record. “Breaking the record is totally humbling … You race to be the best athlete you can be, and if you make history along the way, that’s awesome. I can’t believe it, it hasn’t sunk in.”

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

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