The First Woman to Finish 100 Iron-Distance Triathlons

    Posted On Nov 10 2016

      Last weekend, American Susan Haag, a 50-year old lawyer, became the first woman to complete 100 iron-distance triathlons, crossing the Florida Ironman finish line in 16:04:11.

      Since 1990, Susan has crossed the finish line in more than 375 events of various distances. Residing in Jacksonville, Florida / USA, she is also a member of the board of USA Triathlon, the highest body of the sport in his country.

      Among the events that she has joined are the Kona Ironman in Hawaii, Challenge Roth, Ironman Florianopolis, plus all other remaining Ironman circuit in the world.

      In Florida, she competed for the  Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), in honor of Clara, a girl of 8 years old who was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis.  Ironman, along with the CTF has already managed to raise over 1.7 million dollars for research and treatment in the last 3 years. Like Susan, dozens of other athletes compete for the same cause.

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