Ironman Japan 2006
Fuhr was down considerably on the swim and lost even more time on the bike to Aussie Sarah Fien. Once Heather hit the pavement in her running shoes it was all over though. Fuhr came back from 10 minutes down to win by over 14 minutes, an incredible result. What was even more incredible was that, the 43 year old Newby-Fraser, a big Oakley supporter finished 4th on very little training. She was first making the trip to support Heather and then jumped in at the last minute, CRAZY!
The men’s event saw Chris Lieto destroy the field on the bike, but nearly gave it all back on the run. Lieto ended up winning the event by 1.02 seconds.