Colorado’s own Simon Butterworth not only completed his 13th IRONMAN World Championship, but won the 70-74 age-group this year in Kona. It was his first win on the Big Island, but it was hardly his first win in a triathlon. Meet this amazing triathlete as Simon takes us back to his first triathlon racing memories from the Big Apple and how he caught the triathlon bug.
In part two of our interview, Simon talks about how he made the jump from short distance triathlons to IRONMAN racing.
In part three, Simon talks about how he came to Colorado and saw his training take off.
In part four, Simon talks about what it was like to finally get the win in his 13th Kona appearance and why it was well worth the wait.
In part five, Simon talks about when he knew he had the win in the bag for the 70-74 age-group in Kona.
In part six, Simon talks about why racing IRONMANs is so important to him at age 70.
In the final segment of our interview, Simon provides triathlon tips for both novice and experienced athletes.