August 12, 2011 (Boulder, CO) – Tim DeBoom, two time IRONMAN world champion, won this year’s Noresman Xtreme Triathlon in 11 hours 18 minutes 47 seconds. Norseman is the world’s toughest long-distance distance triathlon. It starts in a fjord and finishes atop Gaustatoppen mountain at 1,850 meters above sea level. Total ascent is 5,000 meters. The water temperature is normally about 15.5 degrees C, and the air temperature normally ranges from 6 to 28 degrees C through the race day. Upon returning to Boulder, DeBoom sat down with Colorado Triathlete’s Kristen McFarland to talk about the experience.