Kona Crazi­ness Norma Basti­das Sets a Long-dis­tance Stan­dard Madi Ser­pico: Des­tined to Tri-it

Triathlon Magazine Canada - - FEATURES - BY KEVIN MACKINNON & BOB BABBITT BY CLAIRE DUN­CAN BY LUKE YATES

Can Frodo and Daniela do it again? The Iron­man World Cham­pi­onship in Kailu­aKona will fea­ture two clear favourites in many peo­ple’s eyes, but this year’s build up to the big show on the Big Is­land has been any­thing but nor­mal. We pre­view what prom­ises to be yet an­other crazy day of rac­ing in Hawaii. Af­ter an i ncred­i­ble life-jour­ney t hat in­cluded time as a sex slave in Ja­pan, this su­per-mom em­barked on an in­cred­i­ble cross-countr y t riat hlon j our­ney to raise aware­ness for hu­man rights around the world. Claire Dun­can tells her in­cred­i­ble story. She’s been liv­ing the triathlon life­style for as long as she can re­mem­ber. Now Cana­dian elite triath­lete and model Madi Ser­pico man­ages to com­pete on the world stage while bal­anc­ing a busy ca­reer and a strict ve­gan diet.

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