Kona Recap Jordan Rapp Tri Fashion: A Women’s Perspective
The Ironman World Championship in Kailua-kona, Hawaii never fails to provide lots of drama and the 2016 edition was no different. Dominated by Germans on the men’s side and Daniela Ryf for the women, this year’s race was one for the record books. He’s not your normal pro triathlete – an aerospace engineer with three children and a wife who represented Canada in the 2004 Olympics. After a near-death experience in a bike accident, Jordan Rapp made a remarkable comeback to become an Ironman champion again. Now, as he rounds out his career, Rapp looks back at his remarkable triathlon journey. While many companies are creating women’s triathlon clothing, many women are still struggling to find their ideal combination of looks and performance. Claire Duncan examines the state of women’s triathlon fashion heading into 2017.
Jordan Rapp at Subaru Ironman Mont-tremblant in August