Sarah True’s journey to the Ironman World Championships in Kona has been an eventful one! With two DNF’s before qualifying late in the summer at Ironman Mont Tremblant, it’s been a year of experiences and Sarah has shared her thoughts with GTN!
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Sarah True knows all about the term fourth. The America finished in the position no athlete really wants at the pinnacle of sporting endeavour, the Olympic Games in London 2012.
Having moved on from draft legal ITU racing after her 2nd Games in Rio 2016, she moved up to the Ironman 70.3 distance with relative ease, securing 4th place at the Chattanooga event in 2017. Fast forward to 2018, and once again the first spot after the podium was hers at the Hawaii Ironman, that 4th place representing a superb debut at the event.
However, 2019 proved to be a year of drama, with True collapsing whilst holding the lead in not one, but two Ironman events during the marathon. She grabbed her slot at the last available weekend of qualifying, and that means Kona will be her.. Yes you guessed it.. her FOURTH Ironman since June!
So in this video Fraser chat’s with Sarah all about the highs and lows of this year so far, and how it has felt for her!
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