7 Days to Kona - Hailey Manning

2016-10-01

KONA_ENG

Only a week left before Kona! Discover Hailey Manning, an American Argonette. This year will mark her 7th World Championship participation. Her personal saying: “What can you do in THIS moment to be your best.” Enjoy YOUR moment, Hailey. Congrats! 

 

General Info

  • Hailey Manning
  • Age 36
  • American
  • 12 years as a triathlete
  • Career highlights
    - 2015: 4th place finish in Kona
    - 2016: winning overall amateur at Escape from Alcatraz
    - 2016: 1st at Ironman Texas in her AG (North American Championship)
    - 7th World Championship participation 

 

Race Info

  • Bike: E-119 Tri+
  • Bike set-up (see photo below)
  • Speciality: not slowing down too much!
  • Personal saying
    - “What can you do in THIS moment to be your best”
  • What is your bike split objective?
    - Come off as close to the lead in the AG as possible to start the run in a good position.

 

Extra

  • Favourite food during the race
    - Coca-Cola and salty balls – see recipe here
  • Superstition/preparation ritual
    - Hair braids are a MUST and I NEVER pee in the lava fields... I don't want to upset Madame Pele!

Social

 

Hailey

Stay ahead with the Argon 18 newsletter