TriNews: Meredith Kessler on Kids, Kona, Wine and Winning, Plus: Latest Race Results and Previews

March 18, 2015
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Meredith Kessler:

We blast MBK with a bunch of questions on everything you’d want to know about her and some: her favorite wines and wineries, whether she uses heart rate for training, does she want kids, her kona goals, breaking 3 hours in the marathon, her secret to success at the races and much more.

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Race Results

March 7th: IM New Zealand (75k purse, P-2000)

Podium
– Men: 1. Cameron Brown (NZL) 8:22:13, 2. Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) 8:28:53, 3. Dylan McNeice (NZL) 8:38:05
– Women: 1. Meredith Kessler (USA) 9:05:45, 2. Gina Crawford (NZL) 9:26:11, 3. Melanie Burke (NZL) 9:41:51

Notable
– 11th win by Cam, 4th win by MBK
– new swim record by Dylan, new course record by MBK (and a personal best marathon)

March 7th: ITU WTS Abu Dhabi (750-20k-5k, $150k purse, paying 20 deep)

Podium
– Men: 1. Mario Mola (ESP) 52:32, 2. Vincent Luis (FRA) 52:45, 3. Richard Murray (RSA) 52:50
– Women: 1. Gwen Jorgensen (USA) 58:58, 2. Katie Zaferes (USA) 59:14, 3. Flora Duffy (BER) 59:21

Notable
– Jonathan Brownlee 5th, Javier Gomez 6th

March 8th: 70.3 Subic Bay (P-500, $15k purse)

Podium
– Men: 1. Timothy Reed (AUS) 3:51:59, 2. Mitchell Robins (AUS) 3:55:48, 3. Josh Amberger (AUS) 3:57:12
– Women: 1. Parys Edwards (GBR) 4:18:13, 2. Beth Gerdes (USA) 4:24:05, 3. Dimity-Lee Duke (AUS) 4:27:39

March 15th: 70.3 Monterrey (P-750, $60k purse)

Podium
– Men: 1. Tim Don (GBR) 3:42:49, 2. Kevin Collington (USA) 3:46:04, 3. Mauricio Mendez Cruz (MEX) 3:46:15
– Women: 1. Magali Tisseyre (CAN) 4:00:48, 2. Sarah Piampiano (USA) 4:11:03, 3. Angela Naeth (CAN) 4:12:54

March 15th: 70.3 Puerto Rico (P-500, $25k purse)

Podium
– Men: 1. Igor Amorelli (BRA) 3:54:59, 2. Chris Leiferman (USA) 4:00:24, 3. Cedric Boily (CAN) 4:02:23
– Women: 1. Sarah Haskins (USA) 4:21:31, 2. Dede Griesbauer (USA) 4:28:50, 3. Jackie Hering (nee Arendt, USA) 4:31:54

Notable
Two AG athletes hurt during the race in a gang shooting (unrelated to the race)

Upcoming Races/Previews

Ironman Melbourne (March 22nd) – rolling age group start

70.3 Oceanside (March 28th)

Ironman South Africa (March 29th)

Submit your picks on www.IM-Predictions.com for Melbourne and South Africa

One Comment

  • Stan D says:

    Hands down my favorite pro interview. Awesome when someone is that open and honest!! #evenfoundanewwine


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