FROM THE VAULT
The tri world’s gaze is set to return to Hawaii this month for the 40th birthday of the Ironman Worlds. So let’s rewind to 2011 for Chrissie Wellington’s greatest Kona triumph. Following a prerace bike crash, she hauled herself to the start line battered and bruised. “I want to cross the finish line feeling like I’ve given it physically and mentally absolutely everything,” she said pre-race. 8:55:08 later she got her wish, taking Kona crown No.4 to remain unbeaten over the distance.