• Checking In With Three-Time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    British triathlete Chrissie Wellington is the current and three-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion. Her debut to the sport, winning the 2007 Ironman less than a year after turning pro, which is a feat unheard of, shocked and amazed the triathlete world. Chrissie’s victory was described as the “biggest upset in Ironman Hawaii history.” With her third Ironman win, last October, Chrissie continues to inspire and even set a new course record of 8:54:02.

  • Rehab Party For Oakley Ironman Triathletes

    Oakley Rehab Party for Ironman 2009

    Posted almost 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    After a grueling day out in the ocean, on the bike and your feet what better way to celebrate then a Rehab Party put on by Oakley. 1994 Ironman World Champion and Oakley’s Triathlete Sports Marketing Manager, Greg Welch had the brilliant idea of giving back to his athletes. The idea was turn the Oakley Safehouse on Alii Drive into an extravagant getaway of sorts for all the Oakley athletes that competed in the 2009 Ironman World Championships.

  • Wellington Sets A New Standard

    Chrissie Was Pumped!

    Posted almost 5 years ago by Ironman

    Chrissie Wellington wins her third Ford Ironman World Championship in record setting time.

Chrissie Wellington

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“Be the change you want to see in the world.” (Ghandi) “Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision…they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.” (Mohammed Ali) “The greatest mistake a man can make is being afraid to make one.”

Date of Birth:
February 18, 1977
Hometown:
Feltwell, Norfolk in the UK. Known for tractors, turnips and not a lot else.
Sponsors:
TYR, Cannondale, Cytosport, Brooks, Louis Garneau, FuelBelt, Compressport, T3 Recovery, HED, XLAB, Greepers Laces FitKitPro Continental
Hobbies:
Traveling, talking, theatre music, mountain biking, hiking and eating

Career Highlights

    • 2008: 1st Ironman Australia
    • 2008: 1st ITU Long Distance World Championship
    • 2008: 1st Timberman Ironman 70.3
    • 2008: 1st Ironman European Championship
    • 2008: 1st Alpe d'Huez Long Course triathlon
    • 2008: 1st Ironman World Championships
    • 2009: 1st Ironman Australia Triathlon
    • 2009: 1st Ironman 70.3 Kansas
    • 2009: 1st Quelle Challenge - Roth, Germany
    • 2009: 1st Ironman World Championships
    • 2006: 1 x IM Korea champion 2 x Alp D’Huez Long Course Champion and world age group champion
    • Kona course record holder