Zwift News

Zwift At Kona

on October 13, 2018

IT ALL CAME DOWN TO THIS

140.6 miles of emotion, endurance and euphoria for the Specialized Zwift Academy Tri team members Golo, Bex and Rachael. Watch how the IRONMAN World Championships pushed them to the limit.

Thank you to our partners for all the support this year and stay tuned for updates on the 2019 Zwift Academy Tri.

ZWIFTERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Meet level 25 Zwifter, Ed Baker. Watch his story from being a top businessman to chasing an IRONMAN World Championship podium.

Come celebrate and hear the stories of other Zwifters at Kona, Wednesday 5.30pm HST at the Zwift House. The Crew look forward to meeting you.

For the full event info and to register click here.

THANK YOU PARTNERS

The road to Kona for the Specialized Zwift Academy Tri Team would not be possible without our awesome partners. Thank you Specialized, ROKA, Wahoo & Clif Bar for all the support.

RECAP DAY 8 - Race Day

At 6.35am HST the 40th edition of the IRONMAN World Championships was a go! The race consisted of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike & 26.2 mile run, and if that didn't sound hard enough imagine doing it in an oven. A massive well done to everyone who raced in those hot & hard conditions, YOU ARE AN IRONMAN!

Check out the scenes from this memorable day on the Big Island.

  

RECAP DAY 7

One more sleep till the IRONMAN World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Final sessions ticked off, bikes racked and dinner sorted, bring on race day for the Specialized Zwift Academy Tri Team.

Good luck to everyone racing in Kona and for those supporting, track the Team and other athletes here.

RECAP DAY 6

All welcome, clothes optional! Today started with the infamous IRONMAN World Championships Underpants run. Learn about this 21 year tradition in the name of charity in the video below.

Following a quick change, it was time for the Specialized Zwift Academy Tri Team to register for the Big Day, only two days to go.

RECAP DAY 5

Run & fun, what more do you need? A packed day on the Big Island catching up with Zwifters at this morning's group run and this evening's Open House event. Great meeting fellow Zwifters and Good Luck in the race.

RECAP DAY 4

What an action packed day here in Kona! From sunny miles down the Queen K with fellow Zwifters, to soggy smiles at the Parade of Nations with all the World Championship athletes. Check out some the scenes from today's events.

RECAP DAY 3

At 6pm HST Specialized S-Works Shiv Disc was launched at the Zwift House. Hear about this new, super bike and catch-up with some familiar triathlon faces.

This evening at the Zwift House, media and athletes gathered to witness Specialized launch the new S-Works Shiv Disc. Saturday is going to be one fast race. Check out some of the shots of the house and the bike, stay tune for the full event coverage.

RECAP DAY 2

The Specialized Zwift Academy Tri Team headed to Hawi for a course preview. Check out the scenes from this iconic 112 mile IRONMAN World Championship course and today's Team training.

RECAP DAY 1

ALOHA from Kona! Day 1 on the Island started with the IRONMAN Ho'ala Training Swim - 2.4 miles in the crystal, blue waters of the Pacific. Check out some of the scenes and athletes spotted in today's event.