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  • Oct

    Win a Zone 3 Backpack: Kona Preview Interview

    The Ironman Kona is the Super Bowl of triathlon, the sport's greatest stage! For many triathletes just competing in the event is the culmination of a lifelong dream.

    To celebrate our own triathlon week here at, we had our friends at Zone 3 catch up with professional triathlete and 2004 Olympian Tyler Butterfield in the days leading up to the 2016 race. What does he love about Kona? And of course, we had to ask him about the swim portion of the race!

    Win Zone 3 Transition Backpack!

    Enter to win a Zone 3 transition backpackjust tell us your ultimate triathlon goal or your top sporting bucket list item in the comments below by 11:59pm on October 27. One entry per person. Winner selected at random. 

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    4 years ago.
    I like to do an Olympic distance tri
    4 years ago.
    My ultimate triathlon goal is to complete an ironman.
    Kellie K
    4 years ago.
    my bucket list is to do a sprint triatholon
    Delyssa Martinez
    4 years ago.
    My ultimate triathlon goal is to do an Ironman!
    Brian Crouthamel
    4 years ago.
    Do an Ironman with my brother so he can knock it off his bucket list.
    4 years ago.
    My goal is to get rid off 30 pounds I put in with my changes, going to the gym and eating very healthy now, hopefully I will enter a triathlon one day soon before my 54th BD. Thank you
    4 years ago.
    My top bucket list item is the xterra lava pant for swimming
    Aaron Thompson
    4 years ago.
    Cut a hour off my last 70.3 time.
    Sean Nix
    4 years ago.
    70.3 this year! DROPPED 50 pounds, have done 2 Olympic it's time to step it up!
    Rachel Walters
    4 years ago.
    Compete in and finish a half ironman in under 7 hours, and a full in under 14!
    4 years ago.
    Swim against Phelps
    Jonathan Bank
    4 years ago.
    My goal is to keep doing triathlons with a smile on my face, a happy family, and hopefully spread the joy this sport brings to me to others.
    4 years ago.
    Full triathlon someday!
    4 years ago.
    Bucket list item:
    To compete in a triathlon with my best friend, who is also my best motivator.
    4 years ago.
    NOLA 70.3 (then Kona, of course)!
    Lyman Nuttall
    4 years ago.
    My ultimate triathlon goal is to complete the Niantic Bay Triathlon in 1 hr 15 min or less.
    Ken C
    4 years ago.
    Ultimate, yet unrealistic, goal is to qualify for Kona
    Ingela Harmsen
    4 years ago.
    My ultimate goal would be to train for and finish an ironman... Maybe one day ... In the meantime my goals are distance M and in 2 years L. I started triathlon only one year ago at the age of 43 ...
    An item for my triathlon once I would have deserved it : a beautiful fast carbon bike !!! :-))
    4 years ago.
    Sub 10 Ironman
    Kevin Spruijt
    4 years ago.
    Completing an ironman distance within 4 months of training after after revalidation
    Adrian Rosado
    4 years ago.
    My goal is to finish ironman 70.3 in Puerto Rico 2017 and Ironman 140.6 in Texas 2018
    4 years ago.
    Goal is to improve my run times
    Bucket list is finishing my first 140.6
    Ryan Andrews
    4 years ago.
    My ultimate bucket list item is to go back to Grand Junction, CO and finish the triathlon that I could not finish due to a nasty bike wreck. I broke my collar bone and needed surgery to repair it. This was in 2014. Now I am ready to go back and finish that race!!!
    4 years ago.
    Finish a half strong
    4 years ago.
    My ultimate triathlon goals are to complete the Escape from Alcatraz triathlon and an Ironman distance race. My short-term goal is to compete at USAT amateur nationals and finish in the top 10%.
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