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Whitman students organize and complete half-ironman

Whitman students organize and complete half-ironman

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

In the midst of wind and rain, senior Ellen Hom was cautious about her friends undertaking such a feat as a half-ironman. "I was worried that they were going to fall during the bike ride, get frostbite on their hands or develop hypothermia," Hom said. But senior Olivia Engle and sophomore Annek...

Whitman Alum, Walla Walla Resident Competes in Ironman World Championships

Whitman Alum, Walla Walla Resident Competes in Ironman World Championships

Mario Santos-Davidson, Sports Writer

October 29, 2017

Completing an Ironman Triathlon is considered one of the most difficult accomplishments in the world of sports. The 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile marathon run has a completion time limit of 17 hours, and the latest World Championship winning times for men and women were 8:01:40 and ...

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