For Triathletes all over the world, the Ironman Championship is the most extreme competition that takes place. This is the 3rd year for the well known the Asia-Pacific Ironman Championship which takes place in Melbourne, Victoria. After breaking her collarbone in a bike crash training in Mexico in 2013, Mary Beth Ellis has made a serious comeback for the 2014 year. With a time of 9:02:14, Mary Beth held strong in 2nd place finishing just moments behind Steffens. “American Mary Beth Ellis threw down the challenge, exiting the water with a lead of just over two minutes on Steffen, who quickly set about erasing that gap on the bike as pair spent the rest of the 180 km ride together. Steffen lifted the pace late in the bike to gain a 43-second lead over Ellis and Canada’s Angela Naeth, who recorded the fastest bike split of 4:51:20.” Read more here!
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