The making of the 2016 Kona Ironman Finisher Medal

We are on Kona raceweek and this is the most important long-distance triathlon race of the season!   Many of the spotlight are the on the professionals, but the heart and soul of the event goes to the more than 2000 individuals whose journey to get the slot is often long and hard.


For these athletes, the biggest trophy is the finisher medal, which is months, years and even a lifetime of effort to get there. The coveted 2016 medal was released by Ironman (above), which also published a video on how it was made. Check it out:

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